How we are helping fight climate change
1.1 - Choice of server suppliers
Heimsnet rents dedicated servers from environmentally responsible providers like Hetzner which have environmental protection policies in place to help fight climate change, Hetzner’s policy is the following:
HETZNER ONLINE IS TAKING RESPONSIBILITY AND PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENTTaking responsibility for the environment means there is an increasing need to obtain energy from renewable sources. Hetzner Online uses energy from renewable sources to power the servers in its data centers.
ENERGY FROM HYDROPOWER:In our German data center parks, we at Hetzner Online use hydropower. Our environmental partner is Energiedienst AG, a TÜV certified company that generates green energy from 100 percent carbon dioxide-free and environmentally-friendly hydropower.
ENERGY FROM WIND AND HYDROPOWER:In Data Center Park Helsinki in Finland, Hetzner employs wind and hydropower for all of its energy uses. Our power provider is the Finnish energy company Vantaan Energia.
ENERGY-EFFICIENT HARDWARE:For years, the investment decisions made at Hetzner Online have been based on energy efficiency. Power usage of hardware and network components has been determined by in-house measurement and used as a fundamental criterion in the selection of components.
CHOOSE HETZNER WITH A CLEAR CONSCIENCE:Hetzner Online wishes to use these measures to promote energy-efficient use of the Internet. The associated costs will be met in full by Hetzner Online and not passed on to clients. Choose a cleaner future together with Hetzner Online! Source: https://www.hetzner.com/unternehmen/umweltschutz/
1.2 - Carbon offsetting
Any other sources of carbon dioxide production that Heimsnet has are carbon offset to help keep the environment cool and nice, these sources are sources like company vehicles, power for offices and office food buffets.