Author Archives: Thomas Schueneman

Sustainable Websites

In their words: “SustainableWebsites.com is a project of SustainableMarketing.com – a community of green businesses using the power of network effects to promote their businesses. The more green businesses that host with us, the better the network becomes, and the more opportunities grow for all of us!” SustainableWebsites offsets their energy use with wind power. They also have a strong ... Read More »

EcoChic Hosting

In their words: Eco Chic Hosting offsets 100% of our energy usage with Certified Wind Power. Our Servers, computers, laptops, office equipment and lights are all offset. Including the servers that our customers sites are hosted. Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) enable us to match up to 100% of our electricity usage with clean, renewable energy. Check them out here. Read More »

AISO.net

In their words: “AISO.Net is a reliable and responsible green web hosting company. We have made a strong commitment to help fight pollution and preserving our natural resources. Solar panels run our green data center and office, not energy credits. Solar tubes bring in natural light from the outside providing light during the day. AMD Opteron powered IBM servers use ... Read More »

HostGator

In their words: “HostGator hosts over 1,300,000 websites on its shared and reseller servers. That means a lot of servers, and a lot of carbon emissions. So we asked ourselves, What can we do to be part of the climate change solution? We took steps to minimize our environmental impact at the office, but still we weren’t satisfied. We then ... Read More »

Efficient servers

A truly green web host will attempt to improve the energy source – as well as the energy consumption of their operation. Several green hosts claim they have replaced their old, clunky, energy-sucking servers with state-of-the-art, energy efficient ones. This is difficult to verify – however several hosts identify the exact servers they use which can be checked against a ... Read More »

What is “Green Web Hosting”?

Green web hosting is a movement to change the way the internet is served to its customers. Web servers run 24/7, and draw an immense amount of energy from the power grid. Over 50% of the energy generated in the United States comes from dirty coal power – making web hosting a significant contributor to global warming. The world is ... Read More »

DreamHost

Coupon Code: Free domain: ECOHOSTDISCOUNT In their words: “We’ve calculated the impact of everything that DreamHost uses and leaves behind in the course of our daily work. All of the resources that we use – paper in the office, electricity for our servers, even the gas in our cars that bring us to the office – leaves behind some kind ... Read More »

ThinkHost

Coupon Code: 30% off: oak_35857d20 In their words: “We strive to be a constantly evolving and improving, socially-responsible company, providing the very best green web hosting services, and dedicated to playing our part in making this world a better place for all.” ThinkHost offers green web hosting powered by renewable wind and solar energy, over a world-class outsourced network. Your ... Read More »

Interactive Online

In their words: “Interactive Online is a privately held company dedicated to helping individuals and businesses create a powerful online presence easily and economically. Founded in 1997, Interactive Online has grown considerably by providing a comprehensive array of web services backed by superior service and the latest technology. Interactive Online is able to successfully meet our customer’s evolving needs. Our ... Read More »