Understanding Power Usage: Power Usage Effectiveness

January 6, 2014

Power Usage Effectiveness or PUE is a metric used by the hosting industry to measure how effective a datacenter is in terms of its power usage. Ideally, the majority of the power will be consumed by the computing equipment housed inside the datacenter, as opposed to cooling systems or other operational overhead. PUE is one […]


The Energy-Hungry House

January 16, 2013

In the last 50 years energy usage in an average American household has increased by nearly four times. This infographic takes a look at why there is such a big increase and where all the energy usage in households is going. Source

Energy In America

Energy In America

August 18, 2012

This depicts energy sources in the United States and how much gets used and wasted. Source

How Important is Alternative Energy

How Important is Alternative Energy

June 8, 2012

Government spending on alternative energy is quite small compared to the amount of money Americans spend on a variety of non-essential products and services. Consider the juxtaposition. What if even a small portion of our spending on the below were instead invested in our energy future? Source