Optimizing Existing Data Centers to Increase Efficiencies & Lower Operating Costs

Data CentersAIA BOC BOMI

Cooling is a massive energy hog for a data center, eating up a large share of the operations budget. But tweaks to your existing data center’s HVAC system and daily operations can dramatically reduce your cooling costs. How much can you save by optimizing your facility?

Course Tuition: Free

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand where the biggest sources of waste typically occur in an existing data center.
  • Learn how optimizing equipment and operation impacts your energy bills.
  • See how proper placement of racks and other equipment contributes to lower cooling costs.
  • Evaluate methods for determining whether your optimization was successful.

From our sponsors:

Charles Kensky, PE, LEED AP, CEA

Executive Vice President
Bala Consulting Engineers

Chuck has been a BALA team member for over 25 years. He grew from mechanical engineer, to project manager, and is now an Executive Vice President. Chuck’s attention to detail and dedication are the reasons he manages many of our complex Data Center, LEED, education and laboratory projects. He is a national presenter and published expert on Sustainable Design and Data Center Design. Chuck was recognized as a Friend of Education by Souderton Area School District for his volunteer efforts and community leadership at the school. Chuck holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State University, and is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in multiple states. He is a Certified Energy Auditor (CEA), and LEED Accredited Professional.