February 27, 2012

Apple Data Center LEED Platinum Certified

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Apple's iCloud and Siri data center in Maiden, North Carolina has become LEED Platinum certified. The company included a huge solar array on a white cool-roof, LED lighting with motion sensors, chilled water storage system, "free" outside cooling and real-time power monitoring. About 14% of the edifice was made of recycled materials and 41% of the those purchased were done so locally.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at February 27, 2012 11:01 AM
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