Green HVAC Designs for Data Centers

Whitmore, Graham
December 2007
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Dec2007, Vol. 79 Issue 12, p20
The article discusses energy-efficient designs for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems of large data-centers. HVAC energy savings for chilled-water systems can be achieved by utilizing designs for free-cooling chillers and simultaneous heat-recovery chillers for dehumidification, depending on whether the center is located in the north or south of the U.S. It is stated that these energy-efficient designs help earn Leadership in Energy and Environment Design credits.


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