John Clinger works with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as the lead technical consultant in the development of eligibility criteria for several ENERGY STAR information technology, data center, and medical equipment products. This work includes recent specification development in the computer server, data center storage and networking product categories. In addition, he represents EPA by helping develop energy efficiency criteria in industry standards including the IEEE 1680.1, IEEE 1680.4, and UL 110 environmental standards.
John also helps manage the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Better Buildings Data Center Challenge and Accelerator programs, partnering with private sector and federal government organizations to reduce infrastructure energy use in their data centers.
John has an M.S. in electrical engineering and B.C.E in computer engineering from the University of Delaware.