Daniel Kennedy is the senior sales engineer for Tate. After joining Tate in early 2010, he has focused on the research and product development supporting the efficient use of access floor in data centers. His recently completed research has been compiled into several whitepapers focusing on the subject of raised floors in data centers. Before coming to Tate, he spent the last 6 years with Rittal, a large manufacturer of IT racks and data center cooling technology, specializing in the manufacture and application of IT infrastructure, focusing primarily on high density deployments. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Cedarville University. Daniel is also a member of ASHRAE.
In which the author lays out the path from earlier data center design to a more recently discovered airflow challenge. Read on for his insights on how to keep positive differential pressure from being a negative for your facility’s energy budget.
Why was one floor’s laboratory ventilation failing to keep up, when it was even the closest floor to the rooftop fans? Some system sleuthing led two engineers to a fitting conclusion. Read more stories in May Issue 2017.