See the original article here. The data center will only use 1% of its total energy budget in cooling, compared to the usual 50%.
From the design it looks like passive cooling principals have been used to allow the hot air to more easily 'escape' the building and hence suck in cooler air to replace it.
We hope this is a sign of things to come and other Internet companies will follow Yahoo's lead in being truly eco friendly in action.
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