Whether the economy is shrinking or growing, businesses shouldn’t overlook the tangible benefits of having a comprehensive energy efficiency strategy. Too often, these benefits are lost in a sea of unclear and often conflicting messaging. Jim Hearnden, Member of the IEEE and Enterprise Technologist at Dell, discusses the benefits of green IT in the enterprise.

Businesses without an energy efficiency strategy may face challenges in the current market. While in the past, power availability has been the main driver behind energy efficiency, EU legislation is now a key factor, enforcing carbon reduction targets on businesses operations.

This article looks at the pragmatic steps companies can take to improve energy efficiency ...

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