Gallery: Yahoo Opens New Energy-Efficient Data Center


If you have a server room in your office, then you must know how warm it can get in there. Unfortunately, these indispensable systems depend on air conditioning to things keep cool and working at optimal levels. So if you’re a company like Yahoo with a more than sizeable data center of thousands of servers and computer systems, keeping that space from turning into a sauna of overheating network systems requires 24-hour cooling. But keeping the AC on full-time leads to more than just a chilly room, this probably comes as no surprise to you, but AC systems are notoriously energy hungry, responsible large amounts of carbon to keep them running. But thankfully in a world where going green is on the rise, Yahoo’s latest data center aims to change that Earth hungry practice into something remedied (for the most part) by nature.

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