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Re: DATACENTER: AC and colo sizing question.
On Fri, 11 February 2000, Ken Woods wrote:
> Nevermind the fact that the day of 400W/sq ft is right around the corner.
With people loading servers in racks, you almost need to think in terms of
cubic feet. Co-location spaces are growing vertically as well as horizontally.
> (Anybody else figured out how to cool that load?)
Send me a note if you do.
> Building automation systems won't allow you do to this.............
You're right, BMSes get very cranky dealing with the demands of
mega-datacenters. YOU WANT TO DO WHAT!?!
> Well, something just occured to me. Are we talking about 150K+ sq ft
> datacenters", or are we talking about a 500 sq ft "room" that's got
> computers in it?
I thought "foo" was asking about a small computer room, so my answers were
based on that assumption. A 150K sqft datacenter has a whole different set
of problems. Do NOT use my ramblings if you are building one of those.