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Canadian data centre provider eyes carbon capturing concrete for new builds

Canadian data centre provider Compass Datacenters has revealed of all its facilities will be built with CarbonCure concrete.

The innovative environmental material, developed by fellow Canadian outfit CarbonCure Technologies, is made by injecting re-captured CO2 into the concrete manufacturing process.

According to the CarbonCure, the procedure dramatically reduces the amount of cement required to mix the concrete, which is important as cement production accounts for 7 percent of global CO2 generated. On top of that, it’s a pretty handy way of removing CO2 from the atmosphere.


Greener cooling can mean cheaper cooling

Reducing cost and power consumption whilst increasing efficiency will continue to be a key driver in the data centre agenda says Rob Elder. Could it also mean more inward investment for the UK? As companies look to save money and reduce their carbon footprint without compromising on resilience, this will continue to drive innovations from… Read More


Talk of modernising the data centre is back in fashion says Franek Sodzawiczny

Franek Sodzawiczny discusses what should be the long and short term objectives of a modernisation programme The topic of data centre modernisation continues to appear on the business agenda for 2014 – it’s even announced as one of the hot topics to be covered at the Gartner Data Centre Summit in November. But modernisation, as… Read More



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