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IT Industry Looks to Escape the Heat

More efficient cooling towers help keep data centers and server farms cool year round.
May 1, 2012

 When it comes to energy, data centers are faced with a serious dilemma.  


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Toward a Greener Shade of Data Center

Relying on a broad set of sustainable MEP solutions, a West Coast data center looks to exemplify “the new norm.”
May 1, 2012

 Data center design still places a premium on security, redundancy and uptime.  


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Helping Hand

February 1, 2012

Tenacity and collaboration bring a low-energy retrofit to the NSIDC.


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Raised Flooring Gets Cooler

New in-floor cooling solutions meet energy efficiency challenges in data center environments.
September 1, 2011
New in-floor cooling solutions meet energy efficiency challenges in data center environments.
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Aircraft Manufacturer Goes on Green Heating Mission

Solar air heating saves $5,000 in natural gas and cuts CO2 emissions by 16 tons annually for this research and development facility.
August 29, 2011
Solar air heating saves $5,000 in natural gas and cuts CO2 emissions by 16 tons annually for this research and development facility.
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Increase Data Center Efficiency with Grooved Pipe Technology

In larger data centers, the most cost-effective method of cooling is a chilled water system. Grooved mechanical piping technology provides a reliable and efficient piping system.
August 25, 2011
In larger data centers, the most cost-effective method of cooling is a chilled water system. Grooved mechanical piping technology provides a reliable and efficient piping system.
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Sustainable Data Centers: A Global Commitment

With energy consumption by data centers growing every year, it is apparent that an increased focus on sustainability cannot wait; it must happen now.
August 24, 2011
With energy consumption by data centers growing every year, it is apparent that an increased focus on sustainability cannot wait; it must happen now.
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Coloring Data Centers Green

Strategies to truly increase sustainability while avoiding greenwashing.
August 15, 2011
Strategies to truly increase sustainability while avoiding greenwashing.
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The Case for Modular Central Plants

How MCPs deliver efficient, cost-effective uptime protection in mission-critical facilities.
January 20, 2011
For a growing number of mission-critical facilities, such as data centers, the number one challenge today is uptime.
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Low-Cost Cool

November 3, 2010
Data Center Cooling is using cooling plant optimization elements that can produce significant savings in energy usage during the life of the facility.
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