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2014-09-04 16:22:47

Industry Experts Assess Energy Efficiency Within Rapidly Changing Information and Communications Technology Industry PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Green Grid® Association, the global authority on resource efficiency in information technology and data centers, today released the full conference agenda for its 2014 Forum and Members Meeting on October 7-8, 2014, announcing a roster of keynote and other sessions featuring industry experts that include cloud computing thought...

2014-08-28 04:22:09

STOCKHOLM, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from TCO Development reveals some progress but also persistent problems among 17 major IT hardware brands working to comply with new socially responsible manufacturing requirements. The State of Socially Responsible Manufacturing in the IT Industry [http://tcodevelopment.com/news/the-state-of-socially-responsible-manufacturing-in-the-it-industry ] reviews brand efforts over a one-year period to meet new criteria in TCO...

2014-08-19 04:23:48

STOCKHOLM, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this year the EU Parliament adopted a new public procurement directive. The directive makes it easier for purchasing contracts - including those for IT products - to include requirements for social and environmental responsibility from electronics manufacturers. Member countries have until 2016 to implement the new directive. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120910/559379-a ) (Photo:...

2014-05-30 12:22:36

PORTLAND, Ore., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The growth of data centers and their associated energy consumption has prompted governments at the local, state and country levels to implement policies designed to reduce energy consumption and improve energy efficiency. A summary of these policies is now available in a new report offered by The Green Grid Association, a non-profit global consortium dedicated to driving resource efficiency within information and communications technology...

2014-04-17 08:23:29

New white paper reveals results of research conducted by global consortium's Utility Task Force PORTLAND, Ore., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With growth in the number and complexity of data centers, the amount of electricity they consumed globally increased 19 percent between 2011 and 2012(*). So, it makes sense that many electric utility companies ("utilities") are turning their attention to influencing the data center and information technology (IT) markets with financial...

2014-04-10 04:20:49

STOCKHOLM, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a step forward for sustainable IT, product certification organization TCO Development announces the first products to meet a new certification for computer displays containing a minimum of 85% post consumer recycled plastics. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120910/559379-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140410/679573 ) Unlike metals and other valuable materials,...

2014-04-08 08:24:44

Company earns award for protecting the environment through promotion of energy-efficient products ATLANTA, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named The Home Depot(®) as a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence for its outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through promotion of energy-efficient products. The Home Depot's accomplishments will be recognized in Washington, D.C. on April 29, 2014....

2014-04-01 08:22:46

Leading industry consortium for energy efficient IT further diversifies representation PORTLAND, Ore., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a strategic initiative, The Green Grid(®) Association, the leading industry voice on data center and information technology (IT) resource efficiency, will increase the number of seats on its board of directors, the consortium's governing body. "While our metrics and best practices have benefited businesses across the globe in improving resource...

2014-03-14 16:21:46

Global taskforce formed to provide harmonized direction for key energy efficiency metrics concludes its work PORTLAND, Ore., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Data centers have become an increasingly important part of most business operations in the twenty-first century. Today, a global taskforce on data center efficiency announced agreement on standard approaches and reporting conventions for data center energy productivity (DCeP). (Photo:...

2014-02-17 12:22:52

At just $99, addition to CuBox-i series offers small-scale, low-power alternative sure to disrupt current industry standard TEL-AVIV, Israel, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SolidRun Ltd, continues its innovate streak in the electronics and computer world with the launch announcement of their new and powerful addition to the CuBox-i series: the CuBox-i2w. The CuBox-i fanless computers are based on Freescale's i.MX6 SoC series and offer a wide variety of configurations ranging from...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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