Archive for the ‘green IT’ category

greenIT calculators and CO2 footprint…

July 5th, 2010

There are tons of CO2 and GreenIT calculators on the web – Here are some examples:



If  you have a look on these and try some calculations, you will come to the point that saving miles of traveling is the most efficient way IT can minimize your companies CO2 footprint.

what the electrical grid can learn from the internet…

June 4th, 2010

I’ve just read an highly inspiring article about similarities and differences of the electrical grid and the internet. The article is written in a very clear and easy to understand English and includes some interesting numbers which are normally off-topic.

Enjoy reading!

green-IT dreams

May 20th, 2010

The day before yesterday I couldn’t really sleep well – Somehow I was still thinking about green-IT stuff. So I got up, took my iPad and started sketching down my thoughts. In that nightly sketching session the following pictures were created:

green IT overviewgreen data centergreen desktops

And as you can see: Sketching on the iPad goes very fast but it isn’t that easy to make it look nice ;-)

PS: I was using Adobe Ideas…