Articles Tagged with ''data centers''

Integrated Automated Controls for Data Centers-Philosophy & Approach

CONTRIBUTED BY: Syska Hennessy
Critical facilities such as data centers use a wide range of mechanical-electrical support systems that are essential to their day-to-day operations.
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Making BAS Accessible — But Protected From Cyberattack

The Target hacking debacle is still under investigation, but there are lessons to be learned on protecting personal information.
Chances are you have heard about the data breach at Target that occurred late last year, in which customers’ information including credit card numbers were obtained through a cyberattack.
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277 Volts to your Server

CONTRIBUTED BY: Syska Hennessy Group
Improving electrical energy performance is an important consideration in the design, construction and operation of any data center.
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277 Volts to your Server

CONTRIBUTED BY: Syska Hennessy
Improving electrical energy performance is an important consideration in the design, construction and operation of any data center
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Equipment Protection through Hot Spot Mitigation

CONTRIBUTED BY: Syska Hennessy Group
Hot spots in the data center can be attributed to two main factors: A lack of cooling capacity and/or a lack of cooling delivery.
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ASHRAE, Green Grid publication provides data center metrics

According to ASHRAE, power usage effectiveness (PUE) has become the globally adopted metric for measuring the energy efficiency of data centers.


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ASHRAE seeks comments on data center energy standard

High plug loads and rapidly advancing IT technology make data center applications significantly different from their commercial building counterparts, according to ASHRAE.


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The X-Factor: Y Should U Care?

Unprecedented vendor-neutral data has been brought down from the mountain on a digital tablet.
Unprecedented vendor-neutral data has been brought down from the mountain on a digital tablet. That’s helpful for data center designers, but applying a little thought and site-specific consideration can reveal the path to wisdom in areas like failure rate, noise, power draw versus temperatures, and more.
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Building Automation

Data Centers and VAV Design Opportunities

Read about various examples — from a 40,000-sq-ft raised-floor environment to a 5,000-sq-ft facility within a facility — to get a good view of the battlefield and make your next campaign against heat and inefficiency a little smarter.
The range of HVAC design options associated with the various types of data centers has expanded and evolved over the past 30 years in order to keep pace with the wide array of server transformations and deployment strategies.
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Remote monitoring: AERCO

The OnAER Remote Monitoring Service is designed to reduce energy waste and increase productivity.


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