A Green IT Checklist and Recommendations

“...you can’t make a product greener, whether it’s a car, a refrigerator, or a traffic system, without making it smarter—smarter materials, smarter software, or smarter design.”

—Thomas L. Friedman, author of Hot, Flat, and Crowded

This appendix includes a green IT checklist and information on various green IT areas.

A Green IT Checklist

The green IT checklist in this section was developed by Dave Anderson, who is a green architect for IBM’s Energy-Efficiency Initiative. One of Dave’s passions has been to travel around to different companies, schools, and other organizations, giving talks on green IT. Dave’s background as an engineer, which includes Professional Engineer (PE) certification, gives him ...

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