Replacing box A/C with an evaporative system and in-row units cut cooling costs more than 90 percent at enviro-friendly $2B retailer REI.
Integration with detailed power-use data from TSO Logic may give Intel’s Data Center Manager enough data to allow performance-tuning by app or workload.
The Dept. of Energy built an HPC facility to study alternative fuels, while cramming in as many energy-saving design tweaks as it could.
Power-efficient datacenter design takes advantage of Sweden’s natural cooling.
Preliminary data shows spending increases at the largest data centers.
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Concerned that manufacturers may trash servers and other equipment at the end of their useful life, the Green Grid develops a reuse and recycling metric.
The auction giant tried to put a real business cost on the wastefulness of data centers, widening the discussion beyond just power.
The new facilities will rely on modularized designs to help power Microsoft’s cloud services.
GEC, ERF, and CUE will complement PUE as new metrics for measuring data-center efficiency.