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Who Wants to Clean Out the Fridge on Friday Night?

A while ago I wrote a piece about our company’s ‘green’ initiatives. Amongst the many programs we are adopting to be more environmentally conscious, one was to achieve the Energy Star Rating certification for our headquarters building in Redwood City, California.

Our facilities team worked hard to achieve the certification: we announced it, we shared the news with our community, issued a press release, patted ourselves on the back and then everyone went back to work. But clearly, it is a gift that keeps on giving … (more…)

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You Can Eat Your Cake … and Your Fork Too!

Informatica has just met a major milestone in achieving Energy Star Rating certification for our headquarters building in Redwood City, California. If you didn’t know – the national energy performance rating is an external benchmark that helps you assess how efficiently your buildings use energy, relative to similar buildings nationwide. Hitting this milestone generates savings of 400,000 kWh which is about 330,000 lbs in CO2 reduction per year. That seems like a lot of gas when you really think about it. (more…)

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Efficiency Is The Name Of Today’s Game

In my last post I talked about airlines becoming more efficient (or not) and I started thinking about how everything today is about efficiency – not a bad thing when you consider the growth of data volumes we’re seeing everywhere (go to YouTube and search “exponential times” – some interesting videos). Efficiency is necessary for scale, but also efficiency is about better use of resources (think Green). (more…)

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