Cisco

At a Glance

Industry

Internet, Software, Hardware and Technology Services

Project Type

Building Systems and Operations

Year

2008

Location

San Jose, CA

Summary

Emily Reyna was brought in to help reduce energy use in the company's data labs.

Goals 

At networking technology giant Cisco Systems, EDF Climate Corps fellow Emily Reyna was brought in to help reduce energy used by the company’s data labs. 

Solutions

Reyna helped develop plans for the installation of Power Distribution Units (PDUs), an energy-saving device for equipment in R&D labs. 

Potential Impact

The equipment recommended by Reyna would save an estimated $8 million per year (with an 18-month payback) and reduce Cisco's greenhouse gas emissions by 3%.

Video: See what Cisco says about its 2008 engagement with EDF Climate Corps.

 


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