Gallery: Facebook’s Energy-Efficient Prineville Data Center in Oregon A...

Facebook gets a lot of flack for the energy consumption in their data centers, but the social media giant's central Oregon facility could change that. The Prineville Data Center has achieved LEED Gold certification and proudly boasts an innovative mechanical cooling system that uses almost zero energy to lower the temps in the server rooms. Couple that with employee-friendly office spaces, a rooftop solar system and rainwater collection and you have yourself a delightful data center. Designed by Chicago-based Sheehan Partners, the Prineville Data Center is a model for digital information storage.

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