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Google’s Chiller-less Data Center « Data Center Knowledge

The climate in Belgium will support free cooling almost year-round, according to Google engineers, with temperatures rising above the acceptable range for free cooling about seven days per year on average. The average temperature in Brussels during summer reaches 66 to 71 degrees, while Google maintains its data centers at temperatures above 80 degrees.
Google’s Chiller-less Data Center
"Google (GOOG) has begun operating a data center in Belgium that has no chillers to support its cooling systems, a strategy that will improve its energy efficiency while making local weather forecasting a larger factor in its data center management. [..]So what happens if the weather gets hot? On those days, Google says it will turn off equipment as needed in Belgium and shift computing load to other data centers. This approach is made possible by the scope of the company’s global network of data centers, which provide the ability to shift an entire data center’s workload to other facilities. [..]The ability to seamlessly shift workloads between data centers also creates intriguing long-term energy management possibilities, including a “follow the moon” strategy which takes advantage of lower costs for power and cooling during overnight hours. In this scenario, virtualized workloads are shifted across data centers in different time zones to capture savings from off-peak utility rates."
マトリックスみたいだ! - The website
product guides - taps, showers, gutters, tanks etc
Sito con trucchi per risparmiare acqua, giochi interattivi. molto bello, molto interattivo
how can we save water?
Tips on saving water. Great resource for secondary students
Leaving computers on overnight = $2.8 billion a year : Christopher Null : Yahoo! Tech
Admittedly I don't think much about it at all. ...
Saving Energy
turn off computers during this downturn