Data centers are not just multi-megawatt facilities powering the “cloud.” There are modest-sized, distributed IT rooms found in most commercial and industrial facilities. Data center spaces can consume between 100 to 200 times more electricity than standard office spaces. With such high energy consumption, they are prime targets for energy-efficiency measures.
Whether you are looking at a new or an existing data center, you can dramatically reduce its energy consumption with the right combination of IT infrastructure and facilities strategies. The ComEd Energy Efficiency Program can help you identify energy-saving opportunities for your data center. With ComEd Energy Efficiency Program incentives in the mix you can maximize energy-efficiency and ensure a reasonable return on your investment.
Program opportunities to significantly improve data center energy efficiency include:
Call 1-855-433-2700 and request a Facility Assessment. A ComEd energy advisor will assess your facility and equipment for potential electrical savings during a two-hour site walkthrough.
Within three weeks, you will receive a high-level summary recommending energy-saving changes and upgrades that can improve the energy efficiency of your business.
After you have decided which energy-saving improvements you want to make, consult the
ComEd Trade Ally Directory to find a contractor who can provide the products and services you need and help you apply for ComEd Energy Efficiency Program incentives.
* Five years ago, the energy consumption profile for an average data center was much different. Technological advancements and a growing list of energy-efficient base practices has enabled today’s data centers operators to satisfy increasing IT load and uptime requirements, while maximizing energy efficiency. How does your facility measure up?
Installations completed on or after January 1, 2018 may require ComEd to verify that the Trade Ally or contractor is certified by the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) to perform energy efficiency installations. For more information, please call