Workplace Slideshow: How Green Is Your Valley?

By Ericka Chickowski  |  Posted 09-22-2009

How Green Is Your Valley?

IT initiatives designed to reduce the impact of data centers and other power-hungry technological institutions on the environment are the primary drivers of green IT within today's enterprise.

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Disposing of old equipment in an environmentally friendly manner:Currently doing it: 88%Plan to do it within 12 months: 7%No plans to do it: 5%

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Recycling of old equipment:Currently doing it: 78%Plan to do it within 12 months: 13%No plans to do it: 9%

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Purchase Energy Star-compliant products:Currently doing it: 71%Plan to do it within 12 months: 13%No plans to do it: 16%

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Device consolidation:Currently doing it: 70%Plan to do it within 12 months: 19%No plans to do it: 11%

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Virtualization:Currently doing it: 70%Plan to do it within 12 months: 15%No plans to do it: 15%

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Reducing energy required for air conditioning via fresh air cooling or other similar initiatives:Currently doing it: 36%Plan to do it within 12 months: 27%No plans to do it: 37%

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Involvement in industry initiatives such as GreenGrid, ITU or ECR:Currently doing it: 23%Plan to do it within 12 months: 30%No plans to do it: 47%

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Energy/carbon audits:Currently doing it: 19%Plan to do it within 12 months: 24%No plans to do it: 57%

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Using renewable energy such as wind or solar:Currently doing it: 17%Plan to do it within 12 months: 14%No plans to do it: 68%

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