Next Webinar

Following the successful initial webinar on 14th November on the subject of engaging users (staff and students) in environmental initiatives – particularly those involving the use of dashboards or other electronic means to display energy usage.

You can find the recording of the webinar and the associated Jisc guide here:

 http://www.sustainabilityexchange.ac.uk/exchanges/1630-jisc-1-engaging-users-141113webinar-book-now

http://www.jisc.ac.uk/engaging-users-to-reduce-energy-use

The next webinar is on data-centre energy efficiency – and features input from three sources.

  1. Steve Bowes-Phipps Data Centres Manager at the University of Hertfordshire will speak about the data-centre improvement work at the university and the path to making the university data-centre the first to be compliant with the EU Code of Conduct;
  2. Damian Dalton from University College Dublin will talk about the collaborative MSc module that a group of European partners are developing to help address the skills gap in data-centre management;
  3. The team from the University of Aberdeen, hot from the glory of winning both a Green Gowns award, and the BCS IT Industry awards. Brian Henderson (Head of Service Management) and Peter Esson (Data Centre & Operations Manager) who oversaw the highly successful shared service data-centre at Aberdeen that not only got people together, but delivered a data-centre that went from a PUE of around 2.4 to a PUE of 1.07.

The webinar is at 12:00 on the 27th November. You can sign up for the event here:

http://sustainabilityexchange.ac.uk/exchanges/1647-jisc-2-improving-energy-efficiency-in-your-data-centre-271113-webinar-book-now

The associated guide will be published next week on the Jisc website.

Further webinars and associated guides will follow through to the end of this year and into next.

 

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