HVAC Design Strategies to Reduce Data Center Cooling Costs

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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. These HVAC design strategies will show you how to reduce data center cooling costs.

Course Tuition: Free

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how HVAC equipment impacts cooling costs in data centers.
  • Examine optimal placement of cooling infrastructure and data center equipment.
  • Evaluate HVAC design options typically used in data centers.
  • See how HVAC efficiency is rated and what that means for first costs and total cost of ownership.

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