Data Center PUE white paper
"Recommendations for Measuring and Reporting Overall Data Center Efficiency" has been released as a white paper.
A white paper entitled "Recommendations for Measuring and Reporting Overall Data Center Efficiency" has been released by 7x24 Exchange, ASHRAE, The Green Grid, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, U.S. Department of Energy Save Energy Now Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR Program, United States Green Building Council, and Uptime Institute.
The purpose of this document is to provide recommendations on measuring and publishing values for PUE at dedicated data center facilities. These recommendations represent the collective work of a task force representing the above groups.
The recommendations are prepared in accordance with the guiding principles. The task force continues to work towards a Version 2 document, which will provide corresponding guidance for mixed-use buildings.
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In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.