Overheard: Word of the Day

Oct 22 2009   1:33PM GMT

Overheard – Hot aisle / cold aisle containment

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

In any push air-conditioning arrangement, two components need the most amount of power: the compressor and the fan. In a hot aisle – cold aisle arrangement, the need for cold air is reduced drastically because it’s needed only for the servers and not the entire room.

Smrutiranjan Das, Hot aisle – cold aisle design best practices for data centers

Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is hot aisle – cold aisle contaiment.

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