Building Types - Data Centers

Critical Power: Electrical systems and data center efficiency

Whether producing, consuming, or measuring and verifying (M&V), electrical systems play an... » more

Arup Thoughts: How should we design for a networked world?

With data collected about our online activities comes enormous insight and influence over human... » more

Digital service connecting data center to electric cloud

StruxureOn is a digital service that connects data center physical infrastructure assets to the... » more

HVAC for Data Centers

When developing data center energy-use estimations, engineers must account for all sources of... » more

Chillers for office and municipal buildings

Small tonnage CenTraVac chillers for office and municipal buildings offer a choice of current,... » more

IT, environmental concerns, need to acquire power and cost efficacy drive growth of data center cooling market

The global data center cooling market is segmented into various products like cooling towers,... » more

Tom Earp, PE, ATD, joins Consulting-Specifying Engineer editorial advisory board

Tom Earp, principal/MEP engineering director at Page, has joined the editorial advisory board. » more

Planning and designing resilient, efficient data centers

Evolving technologies have developed into best practices to create secure, reliable, highly... » more

Case Studies

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Webcasts

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Webcast: Keep your cool while keeping your facilities cool

The conditions within a plant have an impact on productivity, work quality and safety, and ensuring those working conditions are every bit as important as other factors on the plant floor. Register for this July 26 event to learn...

Lighting webcast: LED specifications

Building owners are becoming more aware of and interested in selecting LEDs because of their energy efficiency and long lifespan. Register for this education session on July 28 to learn more about specifying LEDs.

Your questions answered: Critical power: Backup power systems

Design engineers have many factors to consider when designing a backup system for a facility. Additional insights from the June 30, 2016, webcast are provided. » more

Critical power webcast: Backup power systems

Design engineers have many factors to consider when designing a backup system for a facility. Safety, maintainability, code compliance, and economics play crucial roles in determining the topology of a backup system for a...

Your questions answered: Designing for Minimum Flow With VFD Operation

Jim Swetye, senior technical trainer at Grundfos Pumps Corp. in Ohio tackled unanswered questions from the June 14, 2016, webcast on minimum flow considerations when using variable frequency drives (VFDs). » 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.

Cannon Design Blog

Innovative design vs. innovative process

Isn't innovative laboratory design today a mix of both research... » more

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Videos

Video: Commissioning in the Real World: A Case Study

A recent commissioning project at the HP... » more

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Poll of the Week

When engineering systems in mixed-use buildings (such as retail and residential in the same building), what's your biggest challenge? Select one.
Automation and controls
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Energy efficiency, sustainability
Fire and life safety
HVAC
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