Data Centers
Data Centers December 14, 2018

Data center co-location electrical system design

Co-location data centers lease space for IT equipment, power, cooling, and bandwidth. In addition to being cost-efficient, one of the most important obligations of the co-location owner is to provide continuous high-quality electrical power.

By Kenneth Kutsmeda, PE, LEED AP, Jacobs, Philadelphia
Data Centers September 11, 2018

Video: Top Operational and Energy Saving Trends for Data Center Cooling

This presentation will highlight the advances made in critical infrastructure technologies for chillers and cooling plants, AHUs, and modular approaches to achieve significant operating and energy expense savings.

By Cx Energy
Data Centers August 9, 2018

McKinstry: Denver International Airport Data Center

New construction; commissioning, retro-commissioning; airport; and new construction

By McKinstry
Data Centers August 3, 2018

Cloud adoption drives hyperscale data centers

This change in data center landscape ultimately is a result of the mass emergence of the cloud in 2016.

By Garth Martin, Associate at 7 Mile Advisors
Data Centers July 27, 2018

Tackling data center energy use

ASHRAE Standard 90.4: Energy Standard for Data Centers guides engineers in designing mechanical and electrical systems in data centers.

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, BEMP; Chicago
Data Centers June 27, 2018

Data centers used for bitcoin mining

Data centers used for bitcoin mining have significant differences from their commercial data center counterparts.

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, BEMP; Chicago
Data Centers June 4, 2018

Gaining perspective: Post-hurricane deployment to Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands

In September 2017, Hurricanes Irma and Maria, both Category 5 storms, caused extensive damage to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. James Mawby and Shannon Reed were among several Dewberry employees deployed to the territories under the firm's Strategic Alliance for Risk Reduction (STARR II) contract with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

By James Mawby and Shannon Reed, Dewberry
Data Centers May 21, 2018

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 14-20

NFPA 92, lighting controls, designing efficient data centers, and the 2018 40 Under 40 winners were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, May 14-20. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By Sierra Grayson, CFE Media
Data Centers May 13, 2018

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 7-13

Meeting NEC 240.87, lighting controls, efficient data centers, and building AEC firm value were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, March April 23-29. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By Sierra Grayson, CFE Media
Data Centers April 30, 2018

Designing efficient data centers: Sustainable buildings, energy efficiency

In today’s digital age, businesses rely on running an efficient, reliable, and secure operation, especially with mission critical facilities such as data centers. Here, engineers with experience on such structures share advice and tips on ensuring project success in regards to sustainable buildings and energy efficiency.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer