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Keep Your IT Room Cool While Saving Money

Server rooms and IT closets consume between 100 to 200 times more energy than standard office spaces. Your IT facilities are prime candidates for reducing energy and saving money.

Woman in an IT room


ComEd offers incentives for IT room upgrades. Below are a few opportunities to get you started:

  • Improved cooling equipment, including major system replacements, central plant upgrades, variable speed drives, control systems, high-density cooling solutions and economizers
  • Power delivery and condition system improvements, including uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) and power distribution unit (PDU) upgrades

​Not Sure Where to Start?

1. Schedule an Assessment

Call 1-855-433-2700 and request a Facility Assessment. A ComEd energy engineer will assess your facility and equipment for potential electrical savings during a two-hour site walkthrough.

2. Receive Recommendations

Within a month, you will receive a high-level summary recommending energy-saving changes and upgrades that can improve the energy efficiency of your business.

3. Make Improvements & Apply for Incentives

After you have decided which energy-saving improvements you want to make, consult the ComEd Energy Efficiency Service Provider Directory to find a contractor who can provide the products and services you need and help you apply for ComEd Energy Efficiency Program incentives.


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​Average Energy Use


  Chiller 33%
  IT Equipment 30%
  UPS 18%
  CRAC 9%
  PDU 5%
  Humidifier 3%
  Other 2%

* Five years ago, the energy consumption profile for an average IT facility was much different. Technological advancements and a growing list of energy-efficient base practices has enabled today’s IT facility operators to satisfy increasing IT load and uptime requirements, while maximizing energy efficiency. How does your facility measure up?

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​Available Programs & Incentives

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​Applications & Worksheets

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​Fact Sheets

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