01 Jul '11, 12pm

Climate Corps 2011: How Facebook is Friending Energy Efficiency

Climate Corps 2011: How Facebook is Friending Energy Efficiency

WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU WEREN'T AFRAID? These bold-lettered signs are all over Facebook's Palo Alto, CA headquarters, and they're a perfect crash course on the culture here. Relentless experimentation ("hacking," as it's proudly called) is the heart of the company: come up with a good idea, recruit smart people to help, throw something together, keep improving on it. Welcome to the force that's built the world's biggest social network. Walking around during my first day, as one of three EDF Climate Corps fellows working to identify energy-saving solutions for Facebook this summer, I feel both exhilarated and anxious. The three of us Climate Corps fellows definitely intend to move fast and fearlessly -- the company is relocating to a new campus soon , with design and construction decisions happening daily. But how quickly can we find out what programs are already in place,...

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