Our budget is limited as well as our ability to reconfigure our current FM200 system. If we had to choose, would the bigger gain be from isolating the hot rows or the cold rows? We have cooling coming up from the floor and over head vents for the heat.
Answer Question | March 1, 2010 8:08 PM
Cold aisle, Data center cooling, Data center design, Data Center Layout, FM-200, FM-200 Fire Suppression Systems, Hot aisle, Hot Aisle/Cold Aisle
If I can form only two rows in a data center, which approach is more beneficial? Is it one central hot aisle with two cold aisles or one central cold aisle with two hot aisle? what are your reasons for your selection?
Answer Question | March 1, 2010 8:06 PM
Cold aisle, Data center design, Data Center Layout, Hot aisle, Hot Aisle/Cold Aisle
When you decided to implement hot-aisle/cold-aisle containment in your data center, did you consult any best practices guides? What made you decide that a hot-aisle/cold-aisle solution was right for your setup?
Answer Question | February 10, 2011 6:48 PM
Cold aisle, Data Center Airflow, Data center cooling, Data Center Layout, Hot aisle, Hot Aisle/Cold Aisle
In a hot aisle/cold aisle floor design, best practices are not to mix the hot air with the cold air. I am using blanking panels, floor grommets, everything that I’ve learned over the years in managing data centers to get the optimal cooling from my CRAC units. One question I have relateing to racking telco [...]
Answer Question | October 24, 2008 5:25 PM
Cold aisle, Data Center Airflow, Data center design, Data center design and infrastructure, Hot aisle, Hot Aisle/Cold Aisle, Racking Standards, Racking Switches, Telecom Switches
A SearchDataCenter.com reader wrote in with this question: 200 kVA is the load in our 25+ year-old 6,800 sq. ft. “data center” as measured from the UPS. · What should the theoretical cooling requirement (in tons of cooling) be using downdraft CRACs? · By what factor or amount might that cooling requirement increase due to: [...]
Answer Question | November 15, 2008 4:56 PM
Cold aisle, Computer room air conditioner, CRAC, Data center cooling, Data center operations, Hot aisle