Finally! Computers Put to Good Use – Heating Cactus
Heat generated by the Univ. of Notre Dame’s high-performance computing department is being used to heat… the Ella Morris and Muessel-Ellison Botanical Conservatories and Potawatomi Greenhouse in South Bend, Ind. The waste heat generated by working servers is piped into the greenhouse where it is used to keep succulents and other desert plants warm.