William J. Kosik P.E., CEM,

Kosik is a managing principal at EYP Mission Critical Facilities (EYP MCF), and a member of the firm’s Technology Council, EYP MCF’s R&D organization. He is the leader of “Moving Towards Sustainability,” one of eight corporate pillars at EYP MCF, which is focused on the research, development, and implementation of sustainable, energy-efficient, and environmentally responsible design strategies for data centers and other high-performance building types. His projects have earned 19 ASHRAE Awards.

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It's Not The Heat, It's The Humidity

Environmental control in critical facilities faces a few hurdles, but here’s one you don’t hear much: We just haven’t been doing it that long. Learning about real effects of different conditions on equipment is another key to saving energy and avoiding design overkill. As the author explains, a little context balanced with a commitment to precision criteria will go a long way in this environment.

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Optimizing Power Usage Effectiveness In Data Centers

Figure 1. Possible PUE label and rating guide.Just what you need: another acronym. But the PUE can be a valuable tool for evaluating parts of a data center and, more
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