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Computing Coop for Yahoo Green Data Center

Posted in achievement, ambient-air-cooling, chicken-coop, data-center, design, effectiveness-rating, green-data-center, pue, yahoo on July 6th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Dave Filo, Co-founder and Chief Yahoo, discusses Yahoo’s green techniques in its New York data center design, starting with low cost, low carbon energy sources (think Niagara Falls) and effective use of ambient air for cooling. It’s a chicken coop design. …

… “For data center geeks, we expect our Lockport, NY, data center design will have an annualized average PUE (power usage effectiveness) of 1.1 or better. To achieve that, we’ve come up with a unique building design that we call the Yahoo! Computing Coop … ” …

Via Yodel Anecdotal: Greener data centers