Demand for Cloud-based Storage and Colocation Services Contribute to Growth
February 2, 2015
According to research, temperature controls and air conditioning at data center sites together consume about 50 percent of the overall power in a data center. The need to optimize overall infrastructure budgets is driving the need for efficient data center cooling.
Heat Pipe Technology Inc., a division of MiTek, a Berkshire Hathaway company, announced that it has opened a new Demo and Innovation Center, an extension of its Gainesville, Fla., manufacturing facility. The center is designed for advanced on-site research, as well as to showcase its technology for visitors.
From a global perspective, there is a lot of interest in the wider use of R-744 (CO2), especially in supermarket refrigeration. Recently, a number of international studies and seminars have reported some of the latest developments regarding R-744.
The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) announced 37 industry partners who are participating in its Building Technology Showcase, what the organization says is a first-of-its-kind research and demonstration building for sustainable technologies in the city of Boston’s Innovation District.
Tecumseh Products Co. has announced the appointments of Claudia Andrea da Silva as global motor technology manager and Scarlet Bryce Hauff as global material technology manager in order to strengthen the company’s global research and development capabilities.
Concordia University has announced the opening of its new Solar Simulator-Environmental Chamber, a unique laboratory that the university said will revolutionize solar energy applications and building standards.
McCarthy Building Companies Inc. has topped out on construction (placed the last beam at the top of the structure) of the new Maximum Building Energy Efficiency Research Lab (MAXLAB) at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).
Rheem has announced the opening of a new research and development facility focused on developing integrated solutions for the company’s heating, cooling, water heating, and pool/spa heating product lines.