Blogs written by Adam Fairbanks

    CEO at Fairbanks Energy Services

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    May 13, 2019 by Adam Fairbanks | 2 minute read

    Don’t Overlook Data Center Lighting

    Data centers are notorious for their inefficient use of energy. At the end of 2017, Forbes reported global data center electricity use to be about 416 terawatts (4.16x 1014 watts) or 3% of the...

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    December 6, 2018 by Adam Fairbanks | 4 minute read

    Energy Efficiency in Biotech and Pharma

    Energy consumption in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors is significant. In fact, because of higher standards for environmental conditions, the overall energy usage intensity (EUI) for...

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    June 27, 2017 by Adam Fairbanks | 3 minute read

    The Denser the Data Center, the Greater the Efficiency

    A dense data center does not inherently mean that it will have greater efficiency (typically, quite the opposite is true). However, implementing increased efficiency measures is necessary to the...

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    June 27, 2017 by Adam Fairbanks | 2 minute read

    Managing Content at the Edge with Efficiency

    Tier II and Tier III markets are experiencing a rise in hosting demand as content moves to the edge. These smaller facilities in outlier locations extend the “edge” of the Internet further from...

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    April 28, 2017 by Adam Fairbanks | 4 minute read

    Free Money for Your Data Center Efficiency Project: Harness Utility Incentives

    The data center industry’s ability to improve energy efficiency is massive. According to the latest U.S. Data Center Energy Usage Report published last year that examines data from 2014, data...

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