Technical Forum 2011 – The Collision Course of Data Center Site Selection and Sustainability

02 March, 2011 | Presentation

Eddie Schutter, AT&T

This presentation reviews the critical element considerations of site selection criteria for new construction and collocation hosting facilities. Additionally, it demonstrates the necessity to elevate the priority of sustainability as a new and critical element in site selection; proposes how the utilization of the current and future tools and metrics of The Green Grid can aid the owner/operator, consultant, and manufacturer in successfully choosing locations that can promote efficiency and sustainability; and invites participation into the development of these best practices and tools.