Green Hosting

From Lunarpages Web Hosting Wiki

Are you a green web host and what does this mean?

Yes, Lunarpages is what many would consider to be a green web hosting company. This is due to our affiliation with American Internet Services (AIS), San Diego's largest data center and the fastest-growing data center collocation company in Southern California. It is a Tier 4, Certified data center and which provides Lunarpages with:

  • Full data-grade HVAC system with N+1 redundancy
  • Triple, redundant 500 ton Trane chillers with redundant pumps
  • 72 degree ambient air temperature (+/-2 degrees)
  • 45% humidity (+/-5%)
  • 600 tons of computer room air conditioning with expansion to 1000 tons
  • Fire Protection
  • Dry-pipe, pre-action double interlock fire suppression system
  • Both smoke and high temperature heat detectors
  • Zone specific discharge
  • Early warning VESDA fire detection systems

American Internet Services (AIS) is also associated with The Green Grid. Here is more information about The Green Grid via their official web site:

The Green Grid is a global consortium dedicated to developing and promoting energy efficiency for data centers and information service delivery by:

  • Defining meaningful, user-centric models and metrics
  • Promoting the adoption of energy eicient standards, processes, measurement and technologies
  • Developing standards, measurement methods, processes and new technologies to improve performance against the defines metrics