aisle-configuration

Aisle cooling in row-based data center configuration

Posted in aisle-configuration, data-center-design on May 23rd, 2011 by FrankM – Comments Off

SAP Green Data Centers Certified

Posted in aisle-configuration, certification, country-germany, green-data-center, green-data-centre, sap, virtual-machines on April 15th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

SAP uses hold / cold aisle configurations and virtualization to drive the energy efficiency of its data centers. The company’s data centers in Germany have been certified as energy efficient by TUEV Rheinland. …

… “The SAP data centers were specifically recognized for the use of advanced technologies, which in 2009 saved roughly 55 million kilowatt hours/14,000 tons of CO2 emissions, equal to the annual energy consumption of 13,000 households. The SAP centers scored particularly high in the areas of quality assurance, management and climate control. ” …

Via Yahoo! Finance: SAP Energy Efficient Data Centers

Data center SmartAisle configuration uses cold aisle with row cooling

Posted in aisle-configuration, cooling-system, emerson-electric, enclosure, rack-design, smart-sensors on March 13th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Data Center Heat Maps

Posted in aisle-configuration, arch-rock, data-center, heat, heat-load, heat-map, optimization, temperature-control on November 2nd, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

In order to adjust temperature setpoints higher in the data center, better monitoring is needed to understand the impacts and avoid hot spots and shutdowns. …

… “IPthermal-XT Nodes (new), which provide up to seven temperature and one humidity measurements, are used in hot and cold aisles to measure input and output air temperatures at various heights from the raised floor and to generate heat maps. ” …

Via Arch Rock: Energy Optimizer-Data Center Edition

Data Center Free Cooling

Posted in aisle-configuration, ambient-air-cooling, cooling-system, green-design, heat-exchange, heat-load on February 11th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Data center achieves high green building rating through efficient design and use of ambient cooling. …

… “Inside, a parallel bank of fans will pull outside air through the filter-backed louvers, directing it down aisles of toasty computer servers. ” …

Via Sacramento Bee: Fresh air green data center

ADC McClellan Data Center Efficiency

Posted in adc, air-economizers, aisle-configuration, chiller, design, energy-efficiency, green-it-strategy, load, strategies on January 20th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Green data center design by ADC
ADC is building the green McClellan Park data center for the United States Air Force. …

… “By utilizing energy efficiency strategies such as Air Side Economizers, Hot/Cold Isle and Highly Efficient Chiller and Fan systems, ADC uses 25% less overall energy to operate the same Critical Load … ” …

Via Advanced Data Centers: McClellan/Sacramento Data Center

Hot Aisle Cold Aisle Data Center Cooling Configuration

Posted in air-conditioning, aisle-configuration, challenge, configuration-management, controls, cooling-system, cost-benefits, data-center-costs, power-utilization on January 3rd, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Green Data Center Options
Options for green data centers are discussed, with ideas ranging from the cooling configuration to increasing utilization maximizing the return of each kilowatt of power. …

… “Well, that’s the challenge for Stewart and other engineers. One solution: using a hot aisle-cold aisle system to help control A.C. costs. ” …

Via PBS Nightly Business Report: Cost of Data Centers