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# 1 Green Web Hosting


Green website hosting is great hosting feature added recently in addition to existing website options offered by webhosting companies, which involves a given company attempting to prove that they are not having any negative impact on the environment (basically are eco-friendly) in an attempt to attract more customers.

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CompanyGreen Geeks
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Total Reviews: 131
Average Rating: 6 / 10
Good Reviews: 76
Bad Reviews: 55
Official Responses: 57
Host Papa
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Total Reviews: 85
Average Rating: 3 / 10
Good Reviews: 28
Bad Reviews: 57
Official Responses: 33
A2hosting
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Total Reviews: 140
Average Rating: 9 / 10
Good Reviews: 127
Bad Reviews: 13
Official Responses: 11
Dream Host
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Total Reviews: 49
Average Rating: 3 / 10
Good Reviews: 15
Bad Reviews: 34
Official Responses: 0
Host Gator
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Total Reviews: 51
Average Rating: 5 / 10
Good Reviews: 29
Bad Reviews: 22
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Plan nameEcosite LiteBasic EmailStartupDreamObjects 40 GBHatchling
Product typeShared Hosting
Linux
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Shared Hosting
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Disk spaceunlimited SSD1 GB100 MB SSD40 GBunlimited
Bandwidthunmeteredunmeteredunmeteredunmeteredunmetered
Dedicated IPs0 000
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Control panelCPanel CPanel[In-house]CPanel
FeaturesBackup, CDN, Green Hosting, Website BuilderGreen Hosting, Fully ManagedBackup, DNS, CDN, Green Hosting, Wordpress, Fully ManagedBackup, CDN, Wordpress 
Support optionsEmail, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7Email, Help Desk, Forum, Available 24/7Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Live Chat, Available 24/7
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#1Total Reviews: 131
Average Rating: 6 / 10
Good Reviews: 76
Bad Reviews: 55
Official Responses: 57

Green Geeks reviews
#2Total Reviews: 85
Average Rating: 3 / 10
Good Reviews: 28
Bad Reviews: 57
Official Responses: 33

Host Papa reviews
#3Total Reviews: 140
Average Rating: 9 / 10
Good Reviews: 127
Bad Reviews: 13
Official Responses: 11

A2hosting reviews
#4Total Reviews: 49
Average Rating: 3 / 10
Good Reviews: 15
Bad Reviews: 34
Official Responses: 0

Dream Host reviews
#5Total Reviews: 51
Average Rating: 5 / 10
Good Reviews: 29
Bad Reviews: 22
Official Responses: 0

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About Green Web Hosting

Green Web HostingEco-friendly or green website hosting is a recent addition to the field of webhosting which involves a given provider attempting to prove that they are not having any negative impact on the environment in an attempt to attract green consumers.

World internet usage statistics show that the internet is still doubling in size in the U.S. and growing from 400 to 1000% a year, worldwide. The energy usage needed for that type of demand is staggering. In fact, the total electric bill to operate those servers and related infrastructure equipment was $2.7 billion in the United States and $7.2 billion worldwide. With so much demand on resources, eco-friendly hosting services, utilizing Green Marketing, has emerged.

How Do Hosting Companies Go Green?

The most popular way hosting companies prove their green credentials is Carbon offsetting, others include planting trees and more day to day activities such as energy conservation and the use of energy saving appliances.

Buy Carbon Credits. Offset means "neutralize", "balance", or "cancel out". When you buy a carbon offset, therefore, you are helping to fund a project that reduces the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Offsets can also involve planting trees.

Buy Green Tags. Also known as Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs), buying green tags means the energy that you use is created by a green source (wind, solar, hydro) and delivered to the power grid you're connected to. (Even though you aren't using it necessarily.)

Virtualization - this is a type of sharing of resources among customers, so that you can more effectively use your server hardware. This can potentially reduce the number of servers consuming energy.

Use more energy friendly servers. There are alternative types of servers that green companies can choose to buy and use. Some have two servers housed within a single box, utilizing the same power supply. This cuts down on consumption. There is also a server technology called "speed stepping" that will reduce the amount of voltage and heat a server uses, especially during peak usage.

Data Center Layout. Anything from how you weatherize your center to how you lay out your air conditioning can greatly reduce the amount of energy consumed.

Other methods. Propane gas is also being utilized for back-up resources. Propane gas is cleaner than diesel. There are also windmill driven data centers, installing solar panels, completely solar data center, paperless office, telecommuting employees, incentives for alternative work transportation are all additional measures that web hosting companies can take to become green or greener hosting companies.

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DC BLOX To Build Major Data Center in Greenville County, South Carolina - Sep, 2020 - Multi-tenant data center operator DC BLOX (dcblox.com) has announced its plan to build a major regional colocation data center in Greenville County, South Carolina. This 6-acre site in 'Global Business Park' will include 45,000 square feet of data center space with expected investment by DC BLOX and tenant customers totaling over $200 million. ...
New Customer Edition of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud with HPE GreenLake - Aug, 2020 - HPE (Hewlett Packard Enterprise) has announced plans to partner with SAP to deliver the customer edition of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud with HPE GreenLake. The new solution will be delivered as a fully managed service at the edge, in the customer's data center or colocation facility of their choice. The new offering 'SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, ...
Green House Data’s Hybrid Cloud Solution Selected by Clubessential - Aug, 2020 - Clubessential (clubessential.com), a provider of a full suite of membership and club management solutions to country, golf, city, yacht, and other private clubs, has selected Green House Data (greenhousedata.com)'s hybrid cloud solution to better address expanding business needs and guest expectations of its growing client roster. ...

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