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Airflow Management Can Help #DataCenter Operators Realize Robust Energy Savings

Upsite Technologies’ “4 R’s” Approach to Airflow Management Shown to Lower PUE and Increase Equipment Reliability Holistic Methodology to Improve Computer Room Airflow Management Can Help Data Center Operators Realize Robust Energy Savings and Improve the Environment, as shown by … Continue reading

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Uncovering the Value of Calibrating #DataCenter #CFD Models

Why should you care about engineering simulation and calibration in your data center? Future Facilities has teamed up with the Center for Energy-Smart Electronics Systems (ES2) to uncover the true value of calibrating a virtual facility model from thermal and … Continue reading

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Managing Airflow to Meet the Business Need

By Mark Seymour via Upsite Blog The data center industry can take pride in the huge innovations it has made in the energy performance of cutting-edge data centers. Only 10 years ago, many people would say that an average of 3kW … Continue reading

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Why aren’t #datacenters hotter?

Running a successful commercial data center is not for the faint of heart. With increased competition, profit margins are creeping downward. So one might assume data center operators would take advantage of something as simple as raising the equipment operating … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Get a Better DataCenter Model

by Yevgeniy Sverdlik There are few better ways to get an idea of how a data center will behave when something is changed in the environment before actually applying the change than having a sophisticated, accurate virtual model of the … Continue reading

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Video: Introduction to airflow and cooling differentials

Watch the video here: http://www.6sigmadcx.com/media/videos/EC-plug-fans.php Myth-busting Series EC Plug Fans is a video follow up to a previous white-paper that can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20141003191236-18056786-an-energy-efficiency-drive-that-can-cost-more-than-it-saves ANY physical hardware infrastructure changes will impact the cooling distribution throughout the DataCenter. It will cause … Continue reading

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Problem: Adding Servers Without Concern For Cooling

By Edward Sullivan, Editor – May 2014   Adding capacity is one of the methods to use to curtail any hot spots, but that’s just a big-hammer approach. It may not be necessary to do that,” says Chris Wade, national technical services program … Continue reading

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