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  • Hot-aisle or cold-aisle containment?

    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?

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  • Isolate the hot rows or the cold rows in a data center?

    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.

  • Two-row data center cooling: 2 cold aisles & one hot, or 2 hot aisles and one cold?

    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?

  • Data center cooling efficiency improvement

    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...

  • best practices in racking switches in a data center

    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...

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