Any company that's ever boasted of its green credentials can shove it in the coal burner, after hearing about Helsinki's Uspenski Cathedral's data centre, which will use its overheating servers to warm 500 homes joined by a network of pipes.
500 Helsinki Homes To Be Heated By Cathedral's Underground Servers
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