Living Green in the Data Center. Dominick Regina Associate Director, Infrastructure Services

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1 Living Green in the Data Center Dominick Regina Associate Director, Infrastructure Services

2 The Challenge Design and build a new stand-alone data center Capacity for at least 10 years of normal growth Incorporate Green IT/sustainability into the design Assist the firm in reducing its carbon footprint by 25% in 3 years 1

3 Living Green Initiative Mission KPMG partners and employees take a leadership role in protecting and preserving our environment through sustainable business practices. Environmental Commitment KPMG is committed to improving the environmental performance of its business, which requires coordinated actions to reduce our carbon footprint, our consumption of natural resources, and our generation of waste. To deliver environmental improvements, we will: Identify and measure key ways in which our business practices affect the environment Adjust our training, procurement programs, incentive programs and work practices to better support our environmental goals and reduce our overall environmental impact Engrain our environmental improvement programs into our business processes Track and measure our progress 2

4 The Approach IT partnered with Real Estate and took leadership role UTC gas-fired micro turbines as primary power source Adopted some ASHRAE and TIA 942 best practices Aggressive adoption of server virtualization 60% LEED-Inspired build Material reuse CAT7a Cabling 3

5 The Metrics Year Electric water chillers to supplement absorption chillers PUE Raised Cooling Tower Set Point Raised CRAC Temp/RH Set Points /02/09 02/02/09 03/02/09 04/02/09 05/02/09 06/02/09 07/02/09 08/02/09 09/02/09 10/02/09 11/02/09 12/02/09 01/02/10 4

6 The Results 50% Electricity Avoidance 2009 Joint IT/Facilities Results - 50% Electricity Avoidance 10,000 5,000 MWh/year 0 Data center's energy consumption 5,290 MWh/year 4,594 MWh/year Electricity from Microturbines Electricity from Grid Electricity Avoided by Absorption Chillers Electricity Avoided by Virtualization -5,000 Electricity avoided -8,400 MWh/year -10,000-1,739 MWh/year 5

7 Lessons Learned Look at cogeneration for cost avoidance, improved availability and emission reductions Implement server virtualization for better CPU utilization and long-term growth Increase server inlet temperatures as per ASHRAE Take the facilities manager out to dinner more often! 6

8 Presenter s contact details Dominick Regina KPMG LLP

9 2011 KPMG LLP, a Delaware limited liability partnership and the U.S. member firm of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative ( KPMG International ), a Swiss entity. All rights reserved. The KPMG name, logo and cutting through complexity are registered trademarks or trademarks of KPMG International NSS

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