Energy-efficient data centres have a smaller impact on the environment and cost less to operate. We address the performance of our data centre portfolio by investing in our operating facilities to improve efficiency and reduce resource consumption.
|U.S. Department of Energy Better Buildings Challenge||Reduce non-IT energy consumption||20% reduction by 2024 vs. a 2013 baseline||17% reduction vs. 2013 baseline|
|U.K. Climate Change Agreement||Reduce non-IT energy consumption||15% reduction by 2020 vs. a 2011 baseline (Based on a 2.0 PUE baseline)||8.7% reduction vs. 2011 baseline|
|Sustainable Energy Management Plan||Reduce non-IT energy consumption in Colocation and Connectivity business||...||...|
|California Water Challenge||Reduce potable water use||25% reduction by 2025 vs 2014 baseline||...|
* As of June 2016
Digital Realty seeks to continually enhance energy efficiency, improve PUE, and deliver a lower total cost of ownership. We utilise ISO 14001 Environmental Management System and ISO 50001 Environmental Management System frameworks to structure our activities, support legislative and regulatory compliance, and reduce emissions and carbon footprint. These efforts include: