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January 5, 2017

UW Tower Data Center earns ENERGY STAR certification for 2016

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The UW Tower Data Center earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR certification for 2016, one of just 14 centers to do so for the last four years in a row. This award recognizes a commitment to energy efficiency and achievement of superior energy performance. ENERGY STAR buildings use 35 percent less energy and generate 35 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than similar buildings. Learn more about ordering Data Center Co-Location Services from UW-IT, which keeps the UW data centers powered and cooled 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.