Facebook’s Getting Greener

by David Heyerman on November 11, 2009


  • With 300 million users, you can imagine that Facebook is becoming quite the data center energy hog.
  • Good news is that they’re making changes to ensure Facebook is getting more efficient.
  • They just leased more data space from Fortune Data Centers in San Jose.
  • Fortune utilizes water-side economizers, environmental monitoring, and hot/cold air containment, which are all staples of an efficient data center.
  • They’ve signed 4 new leases this year alone, all of which have been to centers on track for LEED gold status.

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