“The federal government is doing its part to combat climate change, hundreds of private companies, local governments, and foundations have stepped up to increase energy efficiency, boost low-carbon investing, and make solar energy more accessible to low-income Americans.”

The growing list of businesses, including Apple, Bank of America, Coca-Cola, GM, Google, Microsoft, Pepsico, UPS, and Walmart, have all jumped on board by making pledges. “Since 2011, Apple has reduced carbon emissions from its global corporate facilities, data centers and retail stores by 48{b1da7b99541ebbb1b468568a89fdf39a564a072ba2ffe4c8e72d8f87e3657453}” and Google is “committed to powering our operations with 100{b1da7b99541ebbb1b468568a89fdf39a564a072ba2ffe4c8e72d8f87e3657453} renewable energy. We have purchased 1.1 gigawatts of renewable energy to power our data centers, and we commit to tripling our purchases of renewable energy by 2025.” Read more pledges at https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/07/27/fact-sheet-white-house-launches-american-business-act-climate-pledge

What does this mean to us? Data center construction projects will be associated and greatly integrated with more renewable energy projects! Clean Sustainable Energy, Reduced Water Usage, Lower/Eliminated Emissions, Transportation Technololgy/Alternative Fuel, Waste Reduction, Products and Platforms will all be optimized for #datacenter