White Papers

We have created published a number of white papers on various topics around Green IT - some of the latest are published here. We have  also incuded some useful papers published by other organisations.

Examining Attitudes to Green IT, Legislation and Environmental Issues in UK Businesses
This paper discusses a Green IT survey which was carried out by Externus to find out how much emphasis is put on green IT and other green issues in enterprises in the UK
Examining attitudes to green IT, legisla[...]
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What is Carbon Offsetting?
A carbon offset is a financial instrument aimed at a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. This paper looks at the differnt options open to you
Externus Carbon Offsetting options.pdf
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The Data Centre Code of Conduct Introduction
The data centre code of conduct sets out the steps necessary to conform to the standards laid out by the EU for green data centres
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The EU Data Centre code of conduct
This is the actual code of conduct document published by the EU for data centre efficency
data centre code of conduct part.pdf
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Ashrea Extended Environmental Envelope
Details of the operating guidelines proposed by ASHRAE (the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
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Climate Change fact sheets
The Department or Transport (DfT) have produced a set of factsheets to provide a useful guide to the sources of UK climate change data.
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Fusion strengthens its data centre and client service offering

Fusion Business Solutions has announced that it has acquired the specialist Green IT firm, Externus. The move allows the combined business to offer a broader range of services to customers in the data centre and IT operations market. For more details see press room.

Fusion Award

In recognition for our support and implementation of energy efficency, Fusion has been awarded endorser status by the EU for their Code of Conduct for Data Centres. More

Fusion qualifies in EU Code Fusion staff have obtained the first ever ISEB qualification designed to certify proficiency in the EU code of Conduct For Data Centres. More

Carnival Study Complete
We have just completed a substantial study of the environmental impact of IT within Carnival UK, who operate four of the world's leading cruise lines: P&O Cruises, Cunard, Princess Cruises and Ocean Village Holidays.  Case study available.

EU Code of Conduct for Data Centres gains momentum The EU Code of conduct for data centres looks set to become the de-facto standard for all data centres in Europe. More