EPA ENERGY STAR recognizes Low Carbon IT “Champions” who are cutting costs and saving energy in the one of the fastest growing energy uses in the country – information technology. Please see the case studies and public service announcements (PSAs) recognizing their efforts below.
LCIT Champions Whose Data Center Earned ENERGY STAR Building Certification
BNY Mellon’s Critical Systems Group implemented energy–efficiency upgrades, like higher chilled water temperatures, at its Pennsylvania facility—the 2nd data center ever certified as an
- Read their case study (PDF, 600 KB)
Kaiser Permanente — the first health care provider to earn ENERGY STAR building certification for their data center — implemented a raised floor optimization (RFO) program, diagnosed their efforts with a unique computer room functional efficiency (CRFE) metric, and optimized cooling during a large expansion.
- Read their case study (PDF, 79 KB)
RagingWire’s Critical Facilities Team installed numerous energy–efficiency measures at its Sacramento facility—one of the first colocation data centers to earn the EPA ENERGY STAR Building designation.
- RagingWire Case Study (PDF, 1 KB)
Target’s Technology Center Engineering Team installed variable frequency drives and lowered generator standby temperatures. Target became the first company ever to have two data centers earn ENERGY STAR building certification.
- Read their case study (PDF, 609 KB)
LCIT Champions Who Activated Sleep Settings on Their Computers
AT&T saves over $4 million annually through activating sleep settings on their computers. Download their PSA (PDF, 1.39 MB)
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