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April 19, 2018

UW Tower Data Center earns ENERGY STAR for 5th year

Data Center with ENERGY STAR logo

UW Tower Data Center earned ENERGY STAR certification for the fifth year in a row, a claim no other university in the country can make. The award recognizes superior energy efficiency and reduced carbon footprint. The data center is a centrally managed, secure facility powered and cooled without interruption, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It houses the computer, storage and networks that are the backbone for the UW’s administrative, academic and research computing systems.