Highly accurate predictive technology cuts air conditioner electricity use by 20%
July 14, 2016
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. has announced the development of high-accuracy predictive technology for such metrics as temperature and humidity to enable energy-saving operation of air conditioning equipment in data centers.
New report is first comprehensive energy analysis of data centers in nearly 10 years
July 12, 2016
As the number of data centers continues to increase in the United States, the good news is that they are becoming much more energy efficient, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab).
According to a recent study from BSRIA, data center traffic is expected to grow at a 23 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR), reaching 8.6 zettabytes by 2018. That means a lot of new data centers will be popping up around the country. Cooling these data centers is an energy-intensive endeavor.
Holistic methodology optimizes cooling, reduces energy costs, increases IT equipment reliability
June 24, 2016
Upsite Technologies Inc., a provider of data center airflow management solutions, announced that computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling has demonstrated the energy savings outlined by its 4 R’s of Airflow Management™ methodology.
MassNZ developed to be a hands-on research and educational resource
March 21, 2016
The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC), its member universities, and the city of Holyoke, Massachusetts, have announced the launch of the Mass Net Zero Data Center (MassNZ), an experimental, solar-powered, micro data center that is the first of its kind in New England.
The U.S. is the largest revenue-contributing region in the global market
February 26, 2016
The global data center cooling solutions market is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 12 percent from 2016 to 2020, according to a market research report from Technavio.
Equipment reliability and energy efficiency are primary drivers
December 30, 2015
Emerson Network Power has announced new research results showing that half of all data center cooling systems will be upgraded before the end of 2016. Survey respondents included IT, facilities, and data center managers in the United States and Canada.
Use of intelligent building solutions and approaches across facility and IT systems is expected to increase
November 9, 2015
By coordinating investment in energy conservation measures, equipment upgrades, and the use of software and services, integrated data center energy management promises to deliver greater energy and operational efficiency improvements to facilities or campuses hosting data centers, says Navigant Research.
Can save millions of gallons of water, increase energy efficiency by up to 50 percent
September 29, 2015
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson, announced that the California Energy Commission (CEC) has approved the Liebert® DSE thermal management system with the EconoPhase Pumped Refrigerant Economizer for use in California data centers.
ASHRAE has announced that a proposed energy standard specifically aimed at energy use in data centers and telecommunications buildings is open for public comment. ASHRAE Standard 90.4P, Energy Standard for Data Centers and Telecommunications Buildings, is open for its first public review until March 30, 2015.