Rich Miller of Data Center Knowledge profiles i/o Data Centers’ massive, 538,000 sq ft Phoenix ONE facility. Here are just two of the eco-innovations:
An enormous rooftop array of solar panels, which will eventually generate as much as 4.5 megawatts of power for the data center – nearly three times the capacity of Google’s rooftop solar array at its California headquarters.
A variety of energy efficiency features, including low-power LED lighting on the data center floor, ultrasonic humidifiers for climate control, highly efficiency computer room air handlers (CRAHs) using plug fans, high-efficiency chillers, and perimeter flooring made from recycled car tires.
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