Improving Data Center Energy Efficiency

Given the amount of energy that data centers consume, it's no surprise that FMs responsible for those mission critical spaces have a variety of tools and tactics available to help improve energy efficiency. The options range from the basics — like determining a data center's power usage effectiveness and raising temperatures in the white space — to such strategies as picking a location for a new data center to allow for chiller-free cooling. Those approaches help set the stage for the use of renewable energy, a topic that is of growing interest in the industry. Check out this article to learn about a range of options available for reducing data center energy consumption and the new interest in renewable energy.

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