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Data Centers

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Data Centers April 3, 2020

Your questions answered: Can you specify CRAC systems to deliver free cooling in a data center?

In this case, yes you can. Read more questions and answers from the team that designed energy-efficient cooling in a California data center

By Eric Jensen and Dan McInnis, PE
Control systems will have more than 20,000 discrete control points. Courtesy: Affiliated Engineers Inc.
Data Centers March 27, 2020

BB&T Bank Primary Data Center

AEI worked with BB&T Bank Primary Data Center to provide an interactive critical operations manual (COM) that integrates into the asset management system

By Affiliated Engineers
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Data Centers March 16, 2020

Data centers consume less energy than thought

Research from Northwestern University offers comprehensive analysis presents a more nuanced presents of global energy use related to data centers

By Amanda Morris
NASA Headquarters Control Room rendering. Courtesy: Affiliated Engineers Inc.
Office Buildings March 13, 2020

NASA Central Campus Headquarters Replacement Office Building and Data Center

Transition to a multi-user 21st century spaceport.

By Affiliated Engineers
Courtesy: Amara Rozgus, CFE Media and Technology
Emergency, Standby, Backup March 4, 2020

Your questions answered: How to specify backup, standby and emergency power in mission critical facilities

Additional information from the Feb. 27, 2020, webcast was provided by the presenters

By Bart Hogge, PE, ATD, LEED AP; Danna Jensen, PE, LEED AP BD+C
Data Centers January 3, 2020

SAS Institute Inc.: Data Center Commissioning

Failure mode analysis to define thresholds of performance.

By Affiliated Engineers
Data Centers October 22, 2019

Allen Institute for Brain Science

The data center heats the labs and offices.

By Affiliated Engineers
Data Centers September 13, 2019

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

AEI has raised the bar for data centers.

By Affiliated Engineers
Codes and Standards August 23, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: August 16-August 22

Read the best articles from the past week. ASHRAE's data center energy standard anniversary, starting designs for a smart building, how to use IgCC and Standard 189.1, implementing NFPA 99-2018 and the 2019 MEP Giants.

By McKenzie Burns
Events and Awards August 13, 2019

Morrison Hershfield project profile: TOR1 Wholesale Data Center Conversion

TOR1 Wholesale Data Center Conversion, Vaughan, ON, Canada

By Morrison Hershfield