Technology Trends Blog - Commercial HVAC & Data Center Industries

Increase Cooling Efficiency 3 Steps

Increase Cooling Efficiency in 3 Steps

The importance of proper elemental control is often an overlooked component of server room planning. Ensuring adequate airflow and cooling strategies is essential to your equipment's upkeep and in keeping energy costs low.
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Scaling With Confidence In Government

Scaling With Confidence in Government

Government and municipalities face many challenges in today’s rapidly changing landscape. Federal agencies must demonstrate progress against updated data center optimization targets for virtualization, advanced energy metering, server utilization, and availability.
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Banks Choose Strikesorb

One of the most important issues facing retail banking institutions today is the reliability and availability of their critical systems. ATMs have proven to be extremely vulnerable to the effects of transient over voltages caused by unstable power grids and lightning strikes.
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Air Filtration is More than Dust

Air Filtration is more than about dust. Its about weather conditions, environmental hazards, toxins, pollutants and bio-hazards. All thing found in every breath we take.
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It’s Not a Dull time for HVACR Technology, Regulations, and Training

With the current pace of technology innovation, smart features could change drastically in 10 years. In addition to the availability of smarter, more intuitive commercial automation technologies, we will likely see greater integration and better communication between systems. This includes security, lighting, HVAC, entertainment, energy efficiency, and more.
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Post-Covid and Increased Data Center Demand

Explore the strategic challenges the pandemic presents for the data center and cloud computing sectors as we navigate this complex new landscape. Here is a look at how COVID-19 is impacting demand for digital infrastructure.
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Cooling Strategies For Your Server Room

Cooling Strategies for Your Server Room

When planning the layout of a server room, one commonly missed factor in efficiency is proper elemental control. Your server room will require more than just ventilation or cool air. Even if the server room temperature feels cool, there are other factors to consider to keep your data equipment from overheating.
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5G and Edge Network Energy Consumption

Network operators are under pressure to improve efficiencies and reduce carbon emissions, but the jury is still out on the sustainability of the shift to 5G and the Edge. Both look set to underpin the next period of growth for telecoms and the wider technology industry.
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Summertime is Service Time

Summertime is Service Time and with summer almost here, it’s time for facility managers to check the health of their cooling systems. We want to help contractors and end-users keep those systems running at top performance, so we’ve developed some helpful maintenance checklists to assist.
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What Type Of Pdu Do I Need

What Type of PDU Do I Need?

A PDU can help eliminate downtime, increase efficiency, and monitor power usage. There are many variations to PDUs depending on your business and power needs.
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PFM Data Centers

An Essential Strategy to Future Proof the Data Center The speed of disruption and the current data surge cycle continues to demand transformation in the
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HVAC Service Vehicle

Changes in Tax Law Make It a Good Time for a New (or Used) HVAC Service Vehicle Contractors can save plenty of money when buying
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Bad Power Costs Money

Maximize Your Profits Through Power Quality!     We haven’t seen the last of sags, surges, spikes, brown outs, and power outages. In fact, power-quality problems will
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Wall-to-Wall Vertiv Solutions

Meeting Colo Customer Needs with Wall-to-Wall Vertiv Data Center Solutions When transforming a former printing press facility into a state-of-the-art data center, eStruxture wanted to
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Health and Wellness

Staying Healthy During the Holidays If you listen to talk around the office, you might hear that the average person gains about five pounds between
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Healthcare Interoperability

Preparing Your Healthcare IT Infrastructure for Interoperability: 6 Steps You Can Take Now Interoperability is top of mind for many healthcare organizations. Learn about challenges
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CoLo Design

Future Proofing Colo Design If you thought CoLo design was done and dusted, think again. There are innovations that could change the way we build
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On Premise Data Center Vs Colocation Blog

On-Premise Data Centers vs Colocation: Which is Better?

Whether your organization is just getting started or you’ve grown beyond your current IT capacity, choosing between on-premise data centers and colocation can be a difficult decision to make. Here are some helpful tips to make your decision process easier.
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Disruptive Data Centers

Trends in Disruptive Data Centers – Next Generation DCIM, AI and More Like all tech-based industries, data centers that disrupt the status quo, that take
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Humdification Technology

Humidification Technology – Are You in the Know? CAREL designs, manufactures and distributes humidification solutions for the industrial and commercial segments in the HVAC market.
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How to Use Your Budget to Future-Proof Your IT A decades-long lack of funding for IT systems within the federal government created vulnerabilities that came
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When the Cable is Cut

Your server(s) are the life blood of your business. A fiber cut causing a network outage costs more than dollars--it can cost customers.
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Lithium Ion Batteries

The Emergency of Lithium-Ion Batteries within the Data Center A battery exists to store a specific amount of energy and then release it at the
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Battery Replacement

Battery Imbalance and UPS System Failures Studies have shown that the majority of UPS system failures are caused by battery failure. They are the weakest
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Advances in Load Bank Technology

In recent years, load banks and instrumentation systems have evolved significantly. With the introduction of these advanced systems, instrumentation has become an integral part of
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Casino’s Have IAQ Concerns

The HVAC System in a Casino Makes a Big Difference on Indoor Air Quality! FläktGroup SEMCO has decades of experience in the gaming industry. Their products
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The Future of 5G of the Edge

Turning on 5G: Using Edge Archetypes Originally Published 2/13/2019 by Vertiv How do telecom operators, retailers, transportation planners, healthcare providers and others plan to deliver
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Reinventing The Cooling Tower

Reinventing the Cooling Tower As Published by Delta Cooling Towers 12/4/2018 With heat playing a major role in all chemical processing operations, it’s hard to
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An Edge-ucation on Rightsizing Your UPS

There are many factors to consider when selecting the right-size UPS for your environment. As your Local Vertiv Office, we’re here to help you select the right power solution for your critical infrastructure. Here’s 5 tips to consider.
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Unlocking Data Center Potential

How can you unlock hidden potential in your data center to better meet the needs of customers? In our work with diverse data center teams across the country, from tiny to mega -- each relies on two keys, data center assessment and innovative solutions.
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4 Steps to Better Data Center Cooling

Cost savings and carbon footprint reduction can sometimes seem like opposing goals. But there’s one place where the two go hand-in-hand: the data center. According to the Uptime Institute, data centers are responsible for as much as 35 percent of total energy use in non-manufacturing, information-intensive companies. But despite the data center’s heavy power load there is a great opportunity to save money through more effective energy management.
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Protecting Your Business – 7 Essential Disaster Recovery Questions for SMBs

According to research by the Ponemon Institute, the average cost of an unplanned data center outage in 2015 was $740,357. A report by Verizon showed even small data breaches -- those with fewer than 100 files lost – may cost between $18,120 and $35,730. The top causes of technology outages include: equipment failure, UPS failure, cybercrime, and human error. What will you do if your technology infrastructure experiences an unexpected failure?
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Scaling for Growth: 3 Keys for Your Data Center

Technology is constantly evolving, and the processes and skills needed to manage it efficiently must evolve as well. Availability, security, and skills are key to ensure continuous efficient operations and the flexibility to meet the dynamic needs of customers.
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