Media tagged with "Data Center"
Article | ACHR News (December 2016)
Poor IAQ is a major concern for both American citizens and the U.S. economy, because it can impact the health comfort, and productivity of building occupants. Inadequate ventilations, chemical contamination, microbial contamination, and other common IAQ problems can contribute to an unhealthy indoor environment.
Article | Construction Dive
As our world grows smaller with the addition of more increasingly connected devices, the need for infrastructure supporting those devices’ data is only going to become greater.
Southland Industries, one of the nation's largest MEP building systems experts providing engineering, construction, service and energy service solutions, was recently awarded Sabey Data Centers’ newest campus, Intergate.Ashburn. In addition to Southland, the design-build team consists of Sabey Construction, Dynalectric, and CallisonRTKL.
Article | Mission Critical Magazine (January 2016)
The design and construction of data centers is a unique market segment for most design consultants and mechanical construction firms. Selecting a system which offers a combination of best in-class energy performance, competitive first cost, scalability for expansions, reliability, and flexibility for future technological changes is emblematic to the industry. The design-build delivery system offers significant advantages to maximize the balance of these characteristics.
Article | ES Magazine (February 2016)
As technology use becomes increasingly integral to our daily lives, we need the growth of information technology (IT) infrastructure to keep pace with demand. Operating and maintaining sensitive IT equipment efficiently underlines the need for accurate and reliable control of space temperature and humidity.
Article | CFD (October 2015)
In today’s 21st century business environment, the need for efficient data centers is increasing at unprecedented rates as the demand for computing, processing power, and data storage grows exponentially. The energy consumption in a data center can be significantly more than a typical office space, and a considerable portion of the energy cost (30% to 50%) is dedicated to the data center’s cooling system. More than ever, IT equipment is getting smaller in size yet more powerful, and the need for a proper and efficient cooling system design plays an important role in saving energy.
Article | Mission Critical (2014)
The data collection and cloud computing industry has seen tremendous growth in recent years, and that growth has been a boon to the construction industry, which is being called upon to design and build these structures to accommodate complex mechanical needs. Chief among these needs is a reliable and effective fire protection system that will ensure mission-critical technology like servers are always operational.
With more and more companies embracing the open architecture concept, there is no question that its application to the data center stack has provided an enormous benefit to large enterprises such as Facebook. Proponents have touted its many advantages, including scalability, efficiency, and cost reduction.