Accredited Sustainability Advisor Course

Oslo, Norway

3-5 October, 2023

Course Overview

Uptime Institute’s Accredited Sustainability Advisor (ASA) program gives data center professionals current and actionable best practices sustainability expertise that is critical for organizations of all sizes and types.

Some of the topics covered in the training are:
  • How to set sustainability metrics across Facility and IT operations for actionable and specific reporting.
  • How to measure consumption and efficiency metrics across facility energy use, IT energy use, water management, and other critical areas.
  • How to use renewable energy purchasing and consumption to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
  • How to foster Executive commitment and organizational cooperation on a sustainability strategy.
Gain the expertise to stand out in a growing and critical area of data centre sustainability in the Nordics region.

Course Curriculum

The course is two full days of instruction and exercises culminating in a proctored examination on the third day. 


The sessions and topics for the course are outlined in detail below.

Session 1—Sustainability Policy and Management
  • The Seven Elements of a Sustainability Strategy
  • Regulation and Standards
Session 2—Regulatory Requirements
  • Measurements and Reporting
  • Enforcement and Financial Disclosures
Session 3—Facility Siting, Design, and Certification
  • Efficiency Requirements
  • Sustainability Design Decisions
Session 4—Facility Energy Consumption and Efficiency
  • Energy Management Program Planning
  • Data Collection and Measurement
Session 5—IT Energy Consumption and Efficiency
  • Operational Metrics
  • Power Management Approaches
Session 6—Renewable Energy Purchasing and Consumption
  • Green Energy Procurement Options
  • Renewable Energy Constraints
Session 7—Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions
  • Greenhouse Gas Sources and Scopes
  • Emissions Reduction Challenges
Session 8—Water Consumption and Efficiency
  • Design Impacts on Optimization
  • Availability and Minimization
Session 9—Circular Economy, Recycle, and Reuse
  • End-of-Life Product Disposal
  • IT Product and Energy Reuse
Session 10—Information Reporting
  • Performance and Accomplishments Areas
  • Internal and External Communication Types
Session 11—Sustainability Strategy in the Organization
  • Guiding Principles
  • Business Commitment and Payback

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Registration Details

Limited space is available for this in-person course in Oslo.

The cost to attend is USD $4985.

A special 10% discount is available due to our partnership with Norwegian Data Center Industry (Norsk Datasenterindustri) in bringing this course to Oslo.

If you are interested in attending, please fill out the form on this page to receive the special discount code.

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