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Abbott Labs Data Center Cooling Efficiency

Posted in abbott-labs, actions, award, cooling-system, data-center, energy-efficiency, environmental-excellence, information-technology, recognition, state-illinois, sustainability on November 2nd, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Abbott is recognized with the Illinois Continuous Improvement Award for environmental excellence based on its recent sustainability actions, which includes data center energy efficiency improvements. …

… “Reducing CO2 emissions by improving cooling efficiency at the central information technology (IT) data center. ” …

Via Abbott Labs: Illinois Continuous Improvement Award

Flywheel Energy Storage UPS

Posted in award, backup-power, backup-system, battery, clean-energy, data-center, energy-storage, flywheel-energy, recognition, tco, total-cost-of-ownership, ups, vycon on May 25th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

VYCON’s Direct Connect DC system achieves recognition in Network Products Guide‘s Power Backup category for its environmentally-friendly flywheel energy to manage through data center power disturbances. …

Vycon Flywheel energy system

… “VYCON’s VDC backup systems are carbon saving, high-speed flywheels that provide clean ride-through backup power that is predictable and environmentally responsible. Providing a lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) than traditional battery-reliant uninterruptible power systems (UPSs), mission-critical applications around the globe are depending on VYCON’s flywheel systems to provide reliable and environmentally friendly, on-demand energy storage. ” …

Via Vycon: Best Product and Services Award

Notebook EU Flower Certification

Posted in achievement, assessments, asus, award, certification, computer-equipment, drives, eco-certification, eco-friendly, epeat-gold, green-asus, initiatives, laptop, notebook-computer, sustainability on November 25th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

ASUS notebook receives EU Flower certification

ASUS achieves the first EU Flower Eco Award for computers on its N Series line of notebooks computers. …

… “This achievement validates the eco-friendliness of ASUS’ N Series notebooks, which had already been honored with prestigious EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool) Gold awards in October this year. On a broader note, it is also a reflection of the growing momentum of ASUS’ sustainability drive – Green ASUS – which it initiated in 2000. ” …

Via ASUS: Eco Certification for Computers

Green Power Recognition

Posted in alternative-energy, award, certificates, climate-change, electricity-usage, epa, green-power, impact, intel, investment, leadership, partnership, power-purchase, procurement, program, purchasing, renewable-energy on October 29th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

EPA recognizes Intel
Intel garners a 2008 Green Power Leadership Award from the EPA for its internal investments in sustainability and the impact from its procurement of green power. …

… “The EPA recognized the company’s voluntary efforts to address climate change through green power purchases and its impact in advancing the renewable energy market. … Intel signed a multi-year commitment to purchase more than 1.3 billion kilowatt hours of renewable energy certificates (REC) per year – enough power to meet approximately 47 percent of its purchased electricity use … ” …

Via Intel: EPA Green Power Partner of the Year

US EPA: “EPA’s Green Power Partnership is a voluntary program helping to increase the use of green power among leading U.S. organizations. “

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SmartWay Compliant Carriers

Posted in award, carrier-network, carriers, compliance, conservation, emissions, epa, hp-hewlett-packard, maintenance, partnership, power-conservation, product-packaging, save-fuel, savings, smartway, supply-chain on October 8th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

HP is recognized with a SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for leading by conserving energy in its transportation supply chain. …

… “SmartWay Partner carriers conserve more than 540 million gallons of diesel fuel per year, saving the trucking industry more than $2 billion in annual fuel and maintenance costs and eliminating more than 6 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to global warming. HP’s U.S. and Canadian surface transportation supply chain is composed of 100 percent SmartWay compliant carriers, making it one of the region’s cleanest. Earlier this year, HP became the first company to qualify to have the SmartWay logo displayed on its product packaging after certifying its entire surface transportation carrier network for consumer desktops, monitors and accessories was SmartWay compliant. ” …

Via HP: HP Honored by U.S. EPA for Conserving Energy

Green Business Practices Recognized

Posted in award, best-practice, business-practices, dell, efficiency, enterprise, green-enterprise, impact, initiatives, it-services, motorola, oracle, practices, recognition, services, standards, sun, sustainability, sustainability-initiative, water on October 1st, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

Oracle recognizes its customers for best business practices that enable the green enterprise. …

… “The Oracle Empower the Green Enterprise award recognizes customers from a wide-range of industries that are using Oracle Applications and technology products to support green business practices and sustainability initiatives in order to reduce environmental impact, costs and improve business efficiencies. Recipients of the Award include: Alcoa, Australian Vintage Limited, BT, Dell, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Fiji Water, Ingersoll-Rand, Intercall, Interface, Motorola, National Ignition Facility & Photon Service, Novartis International AG, PG&E, Standard Parking, Sun and Supervalu. ” …

Via Oracle: Green Enterprise Awards