CA Technologies

At a Glance


Internet, Software, Hardware and Technology Services

Project Type

Commercial Energy Efficiency




Islandia, NY

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Annual CO2 Reductions:

1,710 metric tons


Rama Murugan worked on a virtualization and relocation project and many lighting projects.


Rama Murugan enjoyed her summer looking for energy efficiency opportunities at CA Technologies, headquartered in Islandia, NY. CA Technologies is a Fortune 500 IT management software and solutions company with expertise across all IT environments. Murugan is a business student and graduate assistant at Penn State University, Smeal College of Business.


Murugan helped identify several energy efficiency opportunities that would make a positive impact on the bottom line of the company. CA Technologies was already thinking about a virtualization and relocation project when Murugan collaborated with different business units to build a stronger business case. Murugan worked on many sustainability initiatives in the summer and the major energy efficiency projects included a virtualization and relocation project and many lighting projects.

Potential Impact

Overall, Murugan helped identify projects that would produce a net reduction of 1710 metric tons of carbon emissions. The virtualization and relocation project has a projected annual savings of $1.24 million and a payback period of less than one year. The various lighting projects are all low cost/no cost projects which could save $150,000 annually for the company.

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