natural-cooling

Verne leverages Iceland’s advantages for datacenter development

Posted in country-iceland, natural-cooling, verne-global, zero-emissions on September 29th, 2011 by FrankM – Comments Off

Verne Global uses Iceland’s weather for natural cooling and geothermal energy to create a zero emissions data center.  …

…   “100% powered by renewable energy resources and 100% cooled by the natural environment of Iceland, without the use of chillers or compressors.”   …

Verne Global: Reykjavik Data Center.

Video on Iceland’s advantages for datacenter siting.

Verne deploys Colt modular data center design in this video.

The data center foundation is poured.

Cave Cooled Data Center

Posted in cooling-system, data-center, natural-cooling on December 15th, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Natural cooling of limestone cave enables cost efficient heat sink for data center. …

… “Carbon neutral data-center cooling, because by nature limestone can absorb 1.5 BTUs per square foot for free. ” …

Via CleanTechnica: Limestone Cave Cools Data Center

Server Room with Natural Cooling

Posted in alternative-energy, city-laramie, cooling-system, ides-inc, natural-cooling, renewable-energy, server-consolidation on December 17th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

IDES data center leverages natural cooling to save energy. …

… “The company recently opened its own state-of-the-art, naturally cooled computer server room at its offices in Laramie, and co-located back-up servers at Green House Data, a 100 percent renewable energy powered data center in Cheyenne. ” …

Via International Business Times: Plastics Information Company