11 July 2017
| James Pearce
Data centre firm Lamda Hellix has been recognised for its Athens, Greece campus with a Bravo Sustainability award for “International Innovation in Green Technology”.
The gong was awarded by the Bravo
Initiative, which highlights sustainable development programs
that are active cells of society, aiming to deliver "a better
future for all".
Lamda Hellix said its data centre, which consists of
Athens-1 and Athens-2 data centres, was built to respond to
increased demand for data centre capacity in the Greek market,
whilst also minimising its environmental footprint.
Specific and coordinated actions for the energy upgrade of
the infrastructure has been implemented that has led to the
certification of the campus with LEED v4 BD+C (Gold
certification), for the design and fabrication of energy
efficient data centre installations.
It also features virtualised servers which offer lower
energy consumption, innovative ventilation and air conditioning
systems, and tools to monitor and record energy consumption.
This means the Athens Campus can recycle up to 70% of used
materials, while permanent water consumption meters have also