Data Centre EcoDesign

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  • EcoDesign

    EcoDesign™ represents Workspace Technology’s commitment to help clients reduce their carbon footprint through the deployment of energy efficient technology and design.

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  • Construction

    Creating the space through planning, design, installation and data centre construction services.

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  • Cooling

    Efficient cooling and airflow deployed through a range of data centre air conditioning, free cooling technology, aisle containment and airflow management.

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  • Fire Suppression

    Mission critical environments through the installation of fire detection and fire supression systems.

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  • Technical

    Technical infrastructure & technology including structured cabling equipment racks & accessories, communications and related technical services.

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  • Engineering

    Powering architecture through LV switchgear, mechanical and critical distribution, PDUs, power generators, UPS systems and intelligent rack distribution.

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  • Management

    Proactive management, environmental monitoring & security incorporating data centre management, environmental and physical security, monitoring and energy management solutions.

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  • Micro Datacentre & Hub Rooms

    “Micro” Data Centre and “Repeatable” Hub Rooms solutions are designed to address the requirements of small server rooms, comms rooms and wiring closet environments.

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Recovery: Heat Recovery

Heat Recovery Overview

Waste heat recovery is a process that recovers heat from hot streams with potential high energy content, such as those generated with waste heat from data centres.

Such process can be used to reduce auxiliary energy consumption. Whilst in principle waste heat recovery seems straight forward due to the “low grade” nature of data centre exhaust air or refrigerant it is not a straight forward process.

Workspace Technology are currently innovating in the area and have introduced a number of technology options for specific applications.

Waste “Air” Heat Recovery

Where area’s adjacent to the data centre require heating, Workspace Technology can deploy “cross flow heat exchanger” technology. The cross flow heat exchanger allows heat to be transferred directly from the outlet air to the make up air through the separating walls of the heat exchanger. The hot make up air can be distributed to adjacent space through existing or a dedicated HVAC system.

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The large contact area in a relatively small space of the cross flow heat exchanger air plates make for a high efficiency of heat transfer in excess of 70% in some applications along with a low pressure loss.

Water Heating Systems

eureka-systemWhen conventional refrigerant systems are installed the hot exit refrigerant can be used to heat “potable” hot water.

This process is achieved through the installation of the Eureka permanent transfer system. This system will enable heat to be transferred from the refrigerant to water via a double pipe heat exchanger passing in a contra-flow configuration. Hot water will return to the hot water tank.

The Eureka system will supply hot water at sufficiently high temperatures within minutes. In turn the heat exchange process removes heat from the refrigerant will reduce the cost of cooling.

These systems can be considered where conventional condensers are to be deployed and there is a requirement to generate local potable hot water.


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