Making data centres energy efficient can be a challenge as they are daunting and complex environments to manage. Powering the equipment and maintaining the environment can account for over 98% of the building’s energy use. Globally, data centres currently account for over 2% of energy use but this is set to double by 2025.

With ambitious climate change targets on the horizon, what steps can data centres take reduce their energy use?

Wayne Ward explains how data centres can run more efficiently in this month’s “Energy in Building & Industry” published by the Energy Institute. Read the full article here.

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