Computer centre heats local pool.

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A neighbourhood pool will take the heat from a new computer centre in Uitikon, near Zurich, drawing the hot air thrown off by servers and communications equipment.

Heat produced by computers has been used to warm nearby offices in a few cases, but the decision to warm a town pool appears to be a first. IBM built the data centre recently. Data services VP Steven Statures says the computers will throw off enough heat to warm as...

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