Friday, June 4, 2010

Earning A LEED Certification

Achieving LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification, whether for a data center or the building in which it’s housed, can pay for itself in terms of cost savings and in marketing strategy, experts say, but getting there is no small task. The USGBC is currently considering standards that would apply exclusively to data centers seeking LEED certification, according to officials at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which helped develop the standards under consideration. More>