Data Center

Design with IAQ in Mind

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.

Southland Industries Awarded Sabey Data Centers’ Intergate.Ashburn Campus

Publication Date

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 20:00

Dulles, VA
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.

Advantages of Design-Build In A Data Center

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. 

CFD and Mission Critical Facilities

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.

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