Building Types - Data Centers

Critical power: hospitals and data centers

Electrical engineers must consider many factors when designing backup, standby, and emergency power... » more

Certifying data centers

A new standard,UL 3223, creates a baseline for all of a data center’s elements.  » more

Saahil Tumber joins Consulting-Specifying Engineer editorial advisory board

Saahil Tumber, PE, HBDP, LEED AP, of Environmental Systems Design Inc. has joined the editorial... » more

High-capacity cooling solutions for data centers

Vertiv's three Liebert high-capacity cooling solutions for the growing colocation and cloud...

Can data centers become energy producers?

Recovering "waste" heat from servers in data centers opens the door to innovation and efficiency. » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jan. 15-21

Campus emergency power case study, arc flash mitigation and solar power, backup power systems for... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Jan. 8-14

Designing emergency power systems, solar arc flash mitigation, laboratory and research facility... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, Dec. 25-31

NEC changes, data center design, 2017 HVAC study, developing lighting solutions, and creating... » more

Data center design considerations

This article provides guidelines on distribution systems’ levels of redundancy, the correct... » more

Evaluating modular data center design for supercomputing facilities

The modular approach in designing a data center for supercomputers is based on the computing... » more

Your questions answered: Critical power: Power generation systems in high-performance buildings

The Sept. 21, 2017, “Critical power: Power generation systems in high-performance buildings”... » more

Video: Speed to Market: How to Commission a Modular Data Center in Today's Marketplace

An exploration into the evolution of the data center marketplace and its challenges.

The development of ASHRAE 90.4: Energy Standard for Data Centers

ASHRAE 90.4 is a new energy standard for data centers that calls for meeting minimum efficiency... » more

Newswatch: Data Centers

This specialty newsletter focuses on data centers and mission critical facilities, including electrical/power, HVAC, fire suppression, and other engineering topics.

Newswatch: Hospitals

This focused newsletter covers hospitals and health care facilities, including codes and standards, electrical/power, HVAC, fire and life safety, and other engineering topics.

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