Category: Google Green

Google’s data centers

For over ten years, Google has been building some of the most efficient data centers in the world. Google owns and operates its own data centers globally to keep their products and services running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Security is part… Continue reading

Story of Send on Google Green

Follow an email on its journey to see what happens when you send a message. Along the way, find out how Google minimizes their impact on the environment.

Smart water use in Google’s Douglas County data center

At their Douglas County data center, Google takes a unique approach to water management. Their reuse water system enables them to use recycled water for 100% of their cooling needs. Douglas County has the right combination of energy infrastructure, developable land, and available workforce ideal… Continue reading

Continual improvements to Google data centers: ISO and OHSAS certifications

Google is the first major Internet services company to gain the external ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications of their high environmental and workplace safety standards at all of their US data centers.

Google’s Hamina Data Center

Google’s EUR200 million data center. Find out about Google’s newest data center currently under construction in Hamina, Finland. The new data center will feature an innovative sea water cooling system.

Google Data Center Efficiency Best Practices. Part 5 – Optimize Power Distribution

Google has spent more than a decade striving to improve the energy efficiency of their data centers. There are many simple design choices that you can apply to both small and large data centers to improve efficiency. This series of videos takes you through the… Continue reading