Author Archives: Dusty Anderson

HostPapa – An Early Adopter for Green Web Hosting

In their words: HostPapa has taken the initiative of going green by purchasing 100 percent green renewable energy to power our data center, web servers, office computers, laptops and office space. These energy sources supply HostPapa’s entire equivalent energy consumption into the power-grid with certified 100 percent renewable green energy sources, such as wind and solar-powered energy. HostPapa was an early ... Read More »

Carbon Credits

This is one method of making sure the energy-suck of hosting is environmentally friendly. Purchasing a “carbon credit” essentially means the web host has calculated their total energy usage and purchased a credit for the greenhouse gasses they have contributed. Usually this means they are purchasing green energy and putting it into the energy grid. This could also mean the ... Read More »