Telehouse, The Human Element: Speaking Truth to Power

Dave Kinney, Director of Facility Planning and Operations at Telehouse, on PUE

According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, data centers throughout the U.S. are projected to consume 139 billion kilowatt-hours by 2020, placing a major strain on natural resources as well as facilities’ bottom line. To avoid excessive consumption of energy, data center owners and operators utilize Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) as a key metric for the design and construction of an efficient facility. PUE gauges the ratio of energy entering the facility compared to how much power is actually consumed by IT equipment. This equation provides a window into the building’s overall efficiency and highlights areas for potential improvement.

Insider Perspective

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Dave Kinney, Telehouse’s Director of Facility Planning and Operations, to discuss the importance of PUE as a tool for implementation of energy-efficient best practices throughout the data center. During this interview, Mr. Kinney shared his experience using innovative design and advanced technologies that can increase a facility’s PUE, and how the pursuit of an ideal rating can generate significant reduction in energy expenses.

View Original Source: http://www.telehouse.com/2016/12/speaking-truth-to-power/

Contact Details:
Telehouse America
7 Teleport Drive, Staten Island,
New York, USA 10311
Phone No: 718–355–2500
Email: gregory.grant@telehouse.com
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s