Data Centers
Data Centers January 18, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, January 11-17

Designing safe laboratories and research facilities; designing power systems for co-location data centers; how to design fire alarm notification systems; tips for transformer design in industrial buildings; and emergency, standby, and backup generators questions answered were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, Jan. 11-17. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By McKenzie Burns
Data Centers December 28, 2018

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, December 21-27

Salary survey results, requirements for fire pump retrofits, data center co-location electrical system design, critical factors when designing fire suppression systems, and curbing VFD harmonics in HVAC applications questions answered were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, Dec. 21-27. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By McKenzie Burns
Data Centers December 27, 2018

Designing power systems for co-location data centers

Engineers must consider many factors when designing power and electrical systems for data centers.

By Brian P. Martin, PE, Jacobs, Portland, Ore.
Data Centers December 27, 2018

Case study: Specialize co-location data center

A co-location facility is explained, piece by piece.

By Brian P. Martin, PE, Jacobs, Portland, Ore.
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