Category Archives: Environmentals

Repairing Tate Access Floor Tiles

How to repair floor tiles? For this article I am referring to the newer style of Tate access floor tiles. The newer style has a single piece of laminant that runs from edge to edge. The older style tiles had … Continue reading

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Why does my datacenter feel warm?

As soon as November approaches I start hearing this question more and more. Someone will come in from the outside and walk into the datacenter and immediately say, “It feels warm in here, is something wrong?” The answer is NO, … Continue reading

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New Cooling Technologies for Data Center – Green or Not?

Once again, vendors are ramping up with new and advanced data center cooling technologies, in fact, I have received many calls just in the last 2 months. There is a common thread, they claim up to 80% reduction in energy … Continue reading

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Why do so many datacenters advertise Dry Pipe Preaction Sprinklers?

I’ve been seeing this more and more lately and its time to clear the air. In the past, dry chemical fire suppression was the standard. Either Halon or FM200 dry chemical gas would suppress the fire by removing all oxygen … Continue reading

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Centrifugal Humidification Goes Live…

We recently received our first CAREL brand centrifugal atomizing humidifier, the HumiDisk65. In addition to providing 7 liters per hour of humidification, the unit only uses about 200Watts. The resulting adiabatic cooling comes to about a 1-ton reduction in hourly … Continue reading

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