Today in Cleantech

An abandoned mine may not be as photogenic as a gleaming, LEED-certified structure, but to certain companies like Iron Mountain, it’s a thing of beauty. Deep within the company’s complex in western Pennsylvania, Iron Mountain is using the geothermal conditions to save big on HVAC equipment and power costs for its data center. Besides the savings, the setup also allows Iron Mountain to deliver more power to IT systems, and what IT manager wouldn’t like that?