16 More Ways to Cut Energy Waste in the Data Center

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ENERGY STAR

Generate ideas on how to reduce energy waste in your data center with ENERGY STAR's recommended energy efficiency actions, available here. Recommended measures fall into five main categories:

  1. Information technology (IT) – reducing the energy consumed IT equipment (e.g., servers, storage)
  2. Power infrastructure – reducing losses from power distribution units and uninterruptible power supplies
  3. Air flow management – improving cooling by preventing hot and cold air from mixing
  4. HVAC –  optimizing cooling and humidification systems
  5. Other.
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