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green IT THE WHOLE PICTURE Marc Naese of Panduit outlines some best practices to consider for maximising the energy efficiency of a greenfield data centre or for modifying an existing deployment. A Figure 1 – Approximate data centre energy cost breakdown by source (%) fter a period of rapid growth, energy consumed by data centres seems to have stabilised at an estimated two per cent of global energy use. Despite the stabilisation, pressures to continually lower opera [^[\[YXB[\ۛY[[[\XXZH]B[H[\H\HHYۚYX[\XHوۘ\ܛ[]BܙX][ۋ\[[ܝ[ܘYH۝[Y\[X]Y [ܙBU\][ۜ\HZYܘ][\K[[\Y]H[\܈\HY]Y]H[\ˈ\H\\]\ZHY[YHوXۛZY\›و[H[\YH[\ݙ[Y[š[\][ۘ[YXY[Y\™[[ۜ]HZ\[][]B]^H\Hܝ\[[[[\ۛY[[H\ۜXK[Z\Y[\H]YB]\Z\]H[H\\B܈X[ X[]HX[Y\YYB]YH[YX][H[Z\B[\Hۜ[\[ۋ]H[B[\Hۜ[\[ۈ\X[HXZ™ۈ\ۈ[Y\H KZ[[Z\HU\\M B[ŒBULB]H\N]ܙ[H\[^HX MQH܈ZYY\]H[\X\Y MH\\[[Z\][ۈو]B[H[\Hۜ[\[ۈ[HZ[[Z\HH[\Hۜ[YYHHU\]Z\Y[][ۛB\\H\\YY[ ]\[H۝X][X܈[وH\[\HYYY[H]H[KXX[B]\H]\YHU\]Z\Y[[[X][H\[\HX]]\H[[ݙYHHX[]K\H\[ [HYX[ۜ[U\ۜ[\[ۈ\H\[Y YX[[[\H˂ܜ[YU\]Z\Y[ X\][\][[œX]K\HܙX]\[[ [[Z[][]Y\\X[]HXK\[[\X]KB[[H]H[HX[Y\\š[ۛ[ۙY[HX\X[\]Z\Y[\XX[H][YK\X\Y\][ۜ]YX\›و]][ۈX^H\]Z\H]H[B[\X\HX[Y[Y[[ ›܈YۚYX[[[\\Z[HX\X\HوH\X[][ۜقܜ[YU\]Z\Y[ [\][\YU\]Z\Y[\[\ܝ[]HYXBH]H[x&\[\H[ ]\[\\\][[[\X]H[ۜ[YH[ܙB[\H[H[H\\[[›X\[\X]K[\H[œ\ܝZYܘ][ۈو\][ۜ\X[\Y[\ۛY[ˈX[B\X[XX[\[H\B^Y܈H\X][ۜ^H[H[[ˈ\H[\YHۈB[KY\X]H\\][\H]X\[\H[YXX\X][ۈ\ۈ]ۈ\X[\\۝\Y\[\X[B\]KܘYK]ܚ[\X[\][ۈٝ\K\\X][ۈ[[\ۛX]]H[˜HK\XYYX[]܈][\BX[][\YZ[H\[وY\X]H[\ۛY[˂\\YHYX][\܂QK\H[[ۛH\YY]X܂[[][]H[H\YXY[K