Managing Data-Center Heat Density

Baer, Dan
February 2004
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Feb2004, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p44
Focuses on the effective management of heat densities of data-centers. Heat densities that an average data center can handle; Remedy taken by data center managers, engineers and heating, ventilating and air-conditioning contractors when heat densities increase; Solutions and approaches to be considered in dealing with data center heat densities and cooling; Approaches developed in dealing with data center cooling; Advantages of the approaches. INSET: Case Study: Virginia Tech.


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