Mission Critical HVAC

Data centers, labs, and more -- articles and experts for an ever-expanding sector.

ARTICLES

An Electrical Win-Win Solution

CONTRIBUTED BY: Syska Hennessy Group
Syska Hennessy is continually challenged to increase our client’s availability and reduce installed cost (CAPEX) at the same time. Here’s one best practice that we are using to meet this challenge.
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Cool Air Commodity UFAD Systems In High-Density Trading Floors

Here, the pressures on the occupants are exceeded only by the weight of the cooling loads. However, underfloor air proves to be a good fit for an unusual setting. Take stock of the requirements, then look for designs that can pay dividends.
In this digital age, open outcry trading floors have all but been replaced with electronic trading platforms
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Pharma Warehouses: Two Degrees Of Separation

In pharma warehousing, two degrees can be the difference between life and death. Tailor the HVAC to the specifics of the space with the help of CFD, and pave the way to a smooth “last mile” to the user in this critical distribution chain.
“Mission Critical.” The term conjures up images of data centers populated with rows and rows of black boxes churning away, generating heat, and consuming power at an alarming rate.
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EDITOR’S NOTE

Big-Picture BAS For Critical Facilities

Not that all facilities aren’t special in their own ways, but … well, you know.
Right here at the top, I want to tell you that this issue is sporting one of the better collections of columns that I can recall in ES
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A Solid-State Of Mind: Prepping For The Next Wave

What aspects of bleeding-edge data center thought can I incorporate for leading-edge designs? What is the future of the compressor in these environments? Or the future of a designer who doesn’t ask questions like these?
Why are you an engineer? Did you love math and science as a kid and simply follow your bliss? Or were you pushed into it by your guidance counselor even though your heart was somewhere else?
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Case In Point

Data center succeeds in search for ideal temps

Robert Hunt, manager of enterprise systems management at American Greetings, had one goal in mind — drive out costs related to energy use
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Case In Point

Fabric duct solution unburdens data center build-outs

Cooling build-outs can be one of the highest operational costs facing data storage facilities.
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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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More Specifics On Our AHR Event

Who's on first, and what are we talking about?
We submitted our event overview for AIA credits a few days ago, so I thought I'd get some more mileage out of our professional blurb-writing and share an overview with you as we get ready for "Planning Your Cooling In Critical Facilities" coming to the AHR Expo free of charge on Wednesday, January 22.
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EVENTS

Webinar

Keeping Power On for Mission Critical Facilities

12/12/13
Online

On-Demand Whether it is for public safety, national security, or business continuity, reasons mission critical facilities must remain operational.

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Sponsored Webinar

Improving Cooling and PUE in Existing Data Centers

3/25/14
Online

On-Demand This webinar will provide cost-effective practical tips and feasible retrofit solutions that can be implemented in operational data centers to address some cooling issues and improve energy efficiency.

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Industry

2014 Munters Technology Training

10/7/14
San Antonio, TX
United States

Industry

2015 AHR EXPO

1/26/15
McCormick Place Convention Center
Chicago, IL
United States
The world’s largest trade show exclusively for the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industry Read More

Industry

2015 National HVACR Educators / Trainers Conference and Policy Forum

3/15/15
Florida Hotel and Conference Center
Orlando, FL
United States

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