Top 10 Techniques to Improve Data Center Cooling Efficiency

Archived Published: 27 April 2012 ID: G00233218


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Optimizing the efficiency of an older data center can be a challenge, but there are quite a few techniques that can be used to reduce energy consumption, increase floor-space utilization and improve cooling efficiencies without requiring a significant capital budget.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Hot Aisle/Cold Aisle
    • Hot and Cold Containment
    • Airflow
    • Chimneys
    • Shut Down CRACs
    • Shrink Floor Space
    • Technology Refresh
    • External Augmentation
    • Bottom Line
  • Recommended Reading
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