Category Archives: Green Infrastructure

Tools and lessons you can use to ensure that your infrastructure is as environmentally sustainable as it can be

Siemon’s U.S. Manufacturing In Line with Recent Gallup® Poll and Government Incentives

Siemon is pleased to announce that a recent Gallup poll reinforces the importance of the company’s ongoing 110-year commitment to U.S. manufacturing. The Gallup survey shows that nearly half of all Americans are now making a special effort to buy … Continue reading

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110 Years of Embracing and Championing Change

Jill Jusko of IndustryWeek recently posted the article “Staying Power: Manufacturers that Stand the Test of Time” that talks about what it takes for manufacturers to meet the challenge of business longevity.  The answer: By embracing change. Jusko puts it succinctly: “Companies … Continue reading

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Siemon INNOVATE – Cabling for the Future is here

The latest digital edition of Siemon INNOVATE – Cabling for the Future is here. Read online. Featured topics: Data Center News Roundup: Siemon LC BladePatch revolutionizes high-density fiber patching. White Paper: Structured Cabling Vs. Top of Rack in the Data … Continue reading

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Video: St Andrew’s University’s Energy Efficient Data Center

Future-Tech, a specialist in data center design and construction, provides this excellent case study video about their implementation of an energy efficient data center at St Andrew’s University in Scotland. The data center cabinets you’ll see in the video are … Continue reading

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How Z-MAX Helped Automate an Intelligent Green Building

During a recent visit to a Siemon installation, I discovered a great example of a fully automated green building with multiple applications running over our very own shielded Category 6A Z-MAX cabling. The building itself was recently commissioned to house … Continue reading

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Case Study – Cabling a LEED Platinum-Certified Building

In pursuit of the USGBC’s  highest green building certification for its new headquarters, William Tao Associates, an engineering firm based in St. Louis, designed a converged “smart building” infrastructure.  Taking advantage of IP-based technology, they converged the majority of their … Continue reading

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New uses for cabling scrap – old school “green”

When it comes to dealing with waste, recycling gets all the green press.  But before there was recycling, there was “repurposing” – finding new uses for old stuff.  In the latest issue of Cabling Installation and Maintenance, there’s a great … Continue reading

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