Data centre cooling is joint meeting topic

UK: The IoR, CIBSE and ASHRAE UK are to hold another joint event, this time on the subject of minimising the environmental impact of data centre cooling.

This evening meeting at the University of Leeds on October 26 will include three talks by notable experts in the field.

Dr Jon Summers of the University of Leeds Institute of Thermofluids will cover the measurement and enhancement of data centre performance, including advancements in design such as heat sinks, aisle containment, direct and total liquid-cooling and the potential for heat recovery.

Lu-Ve-Sept-2016

Advertisement

He will be joined by Dr Lewis Brown of Star Refrigeration who will focus on cooling reliability, efficiency and environmentally-friendly refrigerant choice. He will outline what is happening with HFC refrigerants and the likely next generation of low GWP alternative refrigerants including the new HFOs. He will also provide a summary of the new EcoDesign directive. 

Airedale Air Conditioning technical director George Hannah will look at how much liquid cooling can contribute to ERE (Energy Reuse Effectiveness); what the proper metric is for taking this into account, and how heat recovery could reveal itself in an improved version of PUE? George will discuss these questions and review the different methods of making the best use of the heat reclaimed. 

For further information and to reserve your seat, click here.


Latest news from the world of air conditioning and refrigeration

UK News

1st December, 2016

steve-gowing-home

Stonegrove appoints Gowing

UK: Industrial refrigeration contractor Stonegrove Refrigeration has appointed Steve Gowing as design and project engineer.

1st December, 2016

javac-award-climate-center

Javac achieves Climate Center double

UK: Javac UK, the refrigerant recovery and vacuum pump supplier, has been named as Climate Centers’ Supplier of the Year for the second year running.

28th November, 2016

kevin-munson-home

Ruskin renamed Swegon Air Management

UK: Ruskin Air Management has been renamed Swegon Air Management following its acquisition by the Swedish manufacturer Swegon.

25th November, 2016

swep-tentlingen

SWEP to close Swiss plant

SWEDEN: Heat exchanger manufacturer SWEP is to close its manufacturing plant in Tentlingen, Switzerland, moving production to factories in Slovakia and Sweden.

World News

4th December, 2016

137284

Honeywell faces action over leak

USA: Seven local residents are reported to be suing Honeywell after a chemical leak at its Geismar, Louisiana, plant in August.

3rd December, 2016

daikin-czech-rep

Daikin Plzen plant is BES 6001 certified

BELGIUM: Daikin Europe’s factory in the Czech Republic has joined the group’s factory in Ostend by becoming certified to the BRE’s responsible sourcing standard.

3rd December, 2016

young-buskirk-chairmans-awards

AHRI rises to chairman’s challenge

USA: Parker Hannifin and Daikin were the big winners in a unique competition designed to raise the level of awareness of the HVACR industry both in school and government.

3rd December, 2016

aircon-teknik

Beijer Ref merges Danish businesses

DENMARK: Refrigeration wholesaler Beijer Ref has merged two of its Danish companies to form Aircon Teknik A/S.

JOIN OUR NEWSLETTER
Leave A Comment