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Another Way to Handle an Overheating Server Room

Thursday, March 10, 2011

It is not uncommon for corporate or medical facility server rooms to grow increasingly dense as the need for data storage and transfer grows with a business.  The end result can be a server room that starts to run hotter than the company would like.  This is especially true when the server room is built into a leased space that was never designed for the types of heat loads that a room full of servers will create.  One solution that is seeing more application is to add a Koldwave air-cooled portable air conditioner to the room.  In this case the Koldwave unit was added to the end of the rack cold aisle in a semi-permanent installation.  The result was a relatively low cost answer to the overheating that was also easy to install.