Making Computers More Power Efficient

[Climate Savers Computing Initiative|] is a nonprofit group of consumers, businesses and conservation organizations who hope to promote development, deployment and adoption of technologies that improve the efficiency and reduce the energy consumed by computers.

Erik Teetzel from Google will join the Geeks to talk about the amount of energy that will be saved, and the design and implementation of the technology that Climate Savers is recommending.

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! Our Guest, Erik Teetzel
Erik is a Green Energy Manager for Google’s RE<C research and development team. Mr. Teetzel is also a contributing member of the Climate Savers Computing Initiative, a non-profit group of corporations, NGOs, government entities, and individuals working to increase the energy efficiency of compute systems.

Prior to joining Google, Mr. Teetzel led the creation of Hewlett Packard’s ProLiant 100 series servers. He also served in research positions focused on structural design and manufacturing at Stanford’s Linear Accelerator Center and Lockheed Martin’s Space Systems.

Mr. Teetzel holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Davis and a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.