Curbing the Cost of Data Center Cooling

Data CentersAIA BOC BOMI

Course approved for AIA, BOC, and BOMI ceu credits.

Not only are cooling costs for data centers already red hot and rising with energy prices, they are impacted by continual changes in IT equipment and racks. According to ENERGY STAR, the energy required for a data center’s cooling is 10 times greater than that required for other buildings regardless of climate region. This webinar will provide tips on reducing cooling costs in both free-standing data centers and in-building centers.

Course Tuition: Free

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the factors behind rising cooling costs in data centers
  • Review the typical cooling challenges that data centers face
  • See how proper placement of racks and other IT equipment can help lower cooling costs
  • Learn about benchmarking strategies you can use to determine whether your upgrades were successful

From our sponsor:

Don Callahan, PE

Senior Mechanical Engineer
Bala Consulting Engineers

Don has extensive experience in the design and project management of high reliability mission critical data center and trading facilities. His projects include high-tech tenant fit-outs, and building infrastructure modernizations for major financial and technology institutions throughout the United States. Don brings strong knowledge of mechanical engineering systems for mission critical environments and keen attention to detail to his projects.