The Green Grid Monthly Members Webcast: CUE™ and WUE™ Sustainability Metrics

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The Green Grid Monthly Members Webcast
Carbon Usage Effectiveness (CUE™) and Water Usage Effectiveness (WUE™) Sustainability Metrics

July 20, 2011

7:00-8:00am PDT and 4:00-5:00pm PDT

Please join fellow members of The Green Grid  on Wednesday, July 20th for one of two Webcasts at 7:00am-8:00am PDT and 4:00pm-5:00pm PDT on the consortium’s Carbon Usage Effectiveness (CUE™) and Water Usage Effectiveness (WUE™) Sustainability Metrics.

The Green Grid has developed the CUE and WUE metrics to complement the series of metrics it has introduced in the past few years, which includes power usage effectiveness (PUE™), data center energy productivity (DCeP™), energy reuse effectiveness (ERE), data center compute efficiency (DCcE™), and others. Both are emerging as extremely important factors in the design, location, and operation of these facilities today and in the future.

The CUE and WUE metrics enable data center operators to quickly assess the water and carbon sustainability aspects of their data centers, compare the results, and determine if any energy efficiency and/or sustainability improvements need to be made. 

This webcast is part of a monthly, members-only webcast series designed to help you learn about The Green Grid’s latest technical resources and tools and improve resource efficiency in your data center. If you would like to register for the webcast or need more information, please contact TGG Administration.


 Dan Azevedo, Symantec

As director of Data Center Architecture, Strategy and Innovation for Symantec, Dan is accountable for the efficiencies of the data center program including architecture, engineering, implementation and operations globally. Dan supports The Green Grid as Chairman of the Metrics and Measurements Working Group within the Technical Committee. Dan leads the Task Force for Harmonizing Global Metrics for Data Center Energy Efficiency with the world’s leading governmental experts from the United States, European Union and Japan. Dan is also The Green Grid lead for the Data Center Metrics Coordination Task Force comprised of U.S. Industry leaders.


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