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Apple 27in Monitor adjusts to optimize power consumption

Posted in ambient-air-cooling, apple, computer-monitor, energy-optimization, epeat-gold, power-conservation on September 17th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Apple starts shipping its 27-inch Cinema Display LCD monitor, which incorporates energy optimization feature and achieves a Gold EPEAT rating.  …

…   “light sensor that can adjust the screen brightness according to ambient lighting in the room. The feature not only makes for great viewing, it also conserves energy. “   …

Via TMCNet: Apple 27 Inch Monitor.

The Cloud Computing Climate Impact

Posted in apple, cloud-computing, cloud-infrastructure, greenpeace, ipad on March 30th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Cloud computing strategies have strong influence on IT’s carbon footprint. Greenpeace’s latest report discusses information technology trends and the GHG emissions impact. …

… “the launch of quintessential cloud computing devices like the Apple iPad, which offer users access to the cloud of online services like social networks and video streaming, can contribute to a much larger carbon footprint of the Information Technology (IT) sector than previously estimated. ” …

Via Greenpeace USA: The iPad, internet, and climate change

Green IT strategies discussed by Greenpeace

Apple wants large scale datacenter experience

Posted in apple, career, datacenter, experience, jobs, scalability on March 30th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Apple starts recruiting for experienced data center professionals as its North Carolina datacenter nears completion. …

… “Apple posted 10 new job listings for its data center in Maiden, N.C. ” …

Via AppleInsider: Apple NC data center

Apple Datacenter View

Posted in apple, datacenter, state-north-carolina on February 23rd, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Apple Data Center Project in North Carolina

Posted in apple, construction, data-center, incentives, investment, state-north-carolina on August 3rd, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

North Carolina offers incentives and local officials approve of Apple’s data center investment, which will move ahead quickly now. …

… “With final site acquisition ahead, Apple should begin construction of the data center in mid-August, a company spokesman said. ” …

Via Hickory Daily Record: $1 billion Investment

Apple MacBook Pro Family Energy Star 5 Efficiency and Sustainable Design

Posted in apple, battery, design, disposal, energy-efficiency, energy-star-5, epeat-gold, macbook, notebook-computer, recycle on June 8th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

MacBook Pro Sustainable Designs
Apple augments its MacBook Pro line of notebook models and lowers prices up to three hundred dollars. …

… “The industry‚Äôs greenest notebook lineup, every Mac notebook achieves EPEAT Gold status and meets Energy Star 5.0 requirements, setting a new standard for environmentally friendly notebook design. Each unibody enclosure is made of highly recyclable aluminum and comes standard with energy efficient LED-backlit displays that are mercury-free and made with arsenic-free glass. All MacBook Pro and MacBook Air models contain no brominated flame retardants and use internal cables and components that are PVC-free. The built-in battery design results in less waste and depleted batteries can be replaced for $129 or $179, which includes installation and disposal of your old battery in an environmentally responsible manner. ” …

Via Apple: MacBook Pro New Models