Data centres > Cooling

Cool computing brings astronomical results

28 June, 2017

A supercomputer that handles a thousand trillion floating-point operations per second requires some serious cooling power.


Schneider Electric Ecoflair Indirect Air Economiser data centre cooling system

21 April, 2017

The Schneider Electric Ecoflair Indirect Air Economiser cooling system uses a proprietary polymer heat exchanger technology to provide a cost-effective, energy-efficient approach to data centre cooling.


Data centres — riding the heatwave

03 April, 2017 by Andrew Kirker, General Manager–Datacentres, Schneider Electric Pacific

With the summer heatwaves still burned in our memories, now is the time to set up a preventive maintenance strategy for your data centre.


Can weather forecasts protect your data?

29 September, 2016 by Laura Valic

With more frequent extreme temperature instances predicted for Australia, weather forecasts could offer data centre operators an effective way to ensure they avoid damage and downtime when faced with volatile climatic events.


Schneider Electric InRow DX 600 mm cooling system

25 July, 2016

Schneider Electric has introduced the second generation of the InRow DX (direct expansion) 600 mm, expanding the company's cooling portfolio to meet the evolving cooling needs of an ever-changing data centre environment.


The 3 greatest myths about row-based cooling

12 January, 2016

Although row-based cooling has been around for 10 years, there is still confusion surrounding how it works. One common misconception is that row-based cooling supplies cold air — grossly untrue.


Cutting DC costs: hot-aisle vs cold-aisle containment

13 November, 2015

Choosing hot-air containment over cold-air containment can save 43% in annual cooling system energy costs and increase DC power usage efficiency by 15%.


Improve the efficiency of your data centre cooling system

30 July, 2015

The effectiveness of a data centre cooling system can be greatly improved with an air containment strategy. Containment solutions increase system reliability, rack power density and cooling capacity, and promote significant energy savings.


Ten cooling solutions to support high-density server deployment

13 February, 2014

This paper provides 10 approaches for increasing cooling efficiency, cooling capacity and power density in existing data centres. Download now to read more.


Containerised power and cooling modules for data centres

13 February, 2014

This paper compares standardised data centre facilities to traditional data centres and provides a cost and advantages overview to help identify which environment may be best for your organisation.


Rittal air/water heat exchangers featuring eco mode controls

27 February, 2012

Rittal has added Intelligent Eco Mode controls to its air/water heat exchangers for increased energy efficiency. The Comfort units have cooling outputs of 500 to 5000 W and turn the fan off or on as needed, depending on the temperature in the enclosure. The company has also made improvements to assembly and water connections.


Best practices for keeping your data centre cool this summer

01 November, 2010 by John Jakovcevic*

Data centres need a constant environment to operate efficiently. The right room design and the air-conditioning equipment will go a long way towards achieving this. There are also a number of best practices that can be applied in any data centre that will help to keep the equipment cool this summer. Eight of these practices are included in this article.


APC by Schneider Electric InRow OA and RDU cooling system

02 September, 2010 by

The InRow OA and refrigerant distribution unit (RDU) pumped refrigerant cooling system provides an overhead, energy-efficient, refrigerant-based cooling solution for medium to large data centre environments.


A cool solution for a hot problem

01 April, 2010

Global electricity prices have jumped more than 50% in the past five years, right along with a dramatic upswing in data centre energy consumption. Whether the motivation is reducing costs, minimising carbon footprint, or both, many Australian organisations are committed to finding solutions that help improve data centre efficiency. Emerson Network Power’s David Scott uncovers one solution guaranteed to lower your high-density energy bills.


Hot aisle containment ensures availability of services

17 August, 2009

Queensland internet solutions provider ECN Internet had experienced rapid growth over the past 12 months and needed to build a new data centre to make sure it could deliver its services.


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