The one place on the planet where you’d least expect green buildings is going green in a big way – if we are to believe the CityCenter plans for a new “Sustainable Strip” in Las Vegas. One nice touch is the “green” stretch limo service. But nothing about carbon emissions from the banks of one armed bandits. As heavy ICT users casinos aren’t adverse to considering virtualisation and thin clients to cut costs and – ultimately – reduce carbon footprint through energy efficient desktops and servers. Perhaps the Las Vegas green casino planners will consider sustainable IT to square the circle on their ambitious CityCenter plans?
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