03 Apr '12, 1pm

How Infosys cuts carbon emissions: Data, efficiency, lighting: One of the largest IT companies in the world stri...

How Infosys cuts carbon emissions: Data, efficiency, lighting: One of the largest IT companies in the world stri...

When Infosys , one of the world's largest IT companies, was looking for ways to reduce the energy consumed by its 130-plus facilities, it wanted to explore radiant cooling, a technique that uses circulating water in embedded pipes to chill rooms. At first, Infosys couldn't find any engineers in its home country of India willing to try it because they said it wouldn't work in the country's climate. To prove them wrong, Infosys took a building and split it in half so that one side was cooled by air conditioning and the other by radiant cooling. The radiant cooling side, said Rohan Parikh, Infosys' head of green initiatives and infrastructure, ended up costing 40 percent less to operate. "We've now proven to everybody," he said, "that there is a technology that is better." Radiant cooling is just one of the unconventional tactics Infosys has used on its way toward an ambitiou...

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