Data Centers

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Automation, Controls February 12, 2021

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: February 5-11, 2021

Read the best articles from the past week. choosing between an ECM and VFD, BAS integration, data center metrics, NEC changes and the scope and cost of a BAS.

By Chris Vavra
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Data Centers January 15, 2021

Understanding changing data center metrics

There is a better way to assess data center behavior. Novel multidimensional metrics have been incorporated in data center standards and best practices

By Moises Levy, PhD
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Electrical November 9, 2020

Modular electric rooms are the new normal

Modular electric rooms (MERs) are built out with electrical infrastructure that can be rapidly deployed at a data center facility and are becoming more common.

By Drew Thomas
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HVAC October 16, 2020

Sustaining indoor air quality

Maintaining indoor air quality is imperative for occupant health and comfort as well as the reliable operation and longevity of information technology equipment

By Michael Streich and Saahil Tumber
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Data Centers October 14, 2020

Designing robust technology infrastructure for enterprise data centers

There are several considerations we need to make in order to deliver an effective and safe environment for data centers.

By Robert Foley
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Data Centers July 20, 2020

What ASHRAE 90.4 does for data center energy efficiency

The design and operation of data centers continues to evolve, with ASHRAE Standard 90.4 as guidance

By Bill Kosik, PE, CEM, Oak Park, Illinois
Automation, Controls July 16, 2020

Consulting-Specifying Engineer July 2020 Issue

Read the July 2020 digital edition to learn about how technology is changing engineering, building automation systems, zero energy buildings, tech stacks and ASHRAE 90.4

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IIoT, Industrie 4.0 May 14, 2020

System designed to improve database performance for health care, IoT

Purdue University scientists developed a system called SOPHIA designed to help users reconfigure databases for diverse applications ranging from metagenomics to high-performance computing (HPC) to IoT.

By Chris Adam
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HVAC April 29, 2020

Data centers achieve a new level of high-tech: HVAC systems

Designing solutions for data center clients — whether hyperscale or colocation facilities — requires advanced engineering knowledge

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Fire, Life Safety April 28, 2020

Data centers achieve a new level of high-tech: Fire and life safety

Designing solutions for data center clients — whether hyperscale or colocation facilities — requires advanced engineering knowledge

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer