Employee Insight: The Denver Data Center Market

Posted by Shannon Shea on February 26, 2018

It’s not a secret that Denver and the Rocky Mountain Region has been experiencing substantial growth in data center and other tech related business. Whether building new facilities, expanding existing ones or simply conducting business as usual, there’s almost always ample opportunity to increase energy efficiency and optimize data centers

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Topics: HVAC, Data Center, Denver, Colorado, energy efficiency, employee interview

The Denser the Data Center, the Greater the Efficiency

Posted by Shannon Shea on June 27, 2017

A dense data center does not inherently mean that it will have greater efficiency (typically, quite the opposite is true). However, implementing increased efficiency measures is necessary to the operation of these facilities as the trend of environments increasing in density continues across the industry.

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Topics: Data Center, Energy

Managing Content at the Edge with Efficiency

Posted by Shannon Shea on June 27, 2017

Tier II and Tier III markets are experiencing a rise in hosting demand as content moves to the edge. These smaller facilities in outlier locations extend the “edge” of the Internet further from the traditional Internet hubs such as New York City or Silicon Valley and provide low-latency access for local users.

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Topics: energy efficiency, Data Center

Free Money for Your Data Center Efficiency Project: Harness Utility Incentives

Posted by Shannon Shea on April 28, 2017
Adam Fairbanks, CEO of Fairbanks Energy,  authors a piece on utilizing data center incentives for your next efficiency project.  This blog post is a summarized version of the orignial article featured at Utility Post. Read the original piece here. 
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Topics: Data Center, LED lighting, utility incentives

Spring Data Center World/ HostingCon Photo Editorial

Posted by Shannon Shea on April 11, 2017

We traveled West this April for AFCOM Data Center World/ HostingCon in Los Angeles, California. The conference gathers 1,000 data center, facilities and IT infrastructure professionals to focus on solutions for today's key challenges in the industry.  Enjoy a snap shot from our trip full of networking opportunities, browsing exhibit booths and sitting in on educational sessions!

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Topics: Data Center, Photo Editorial

Mashup: Monitoring Data Center Power and Cooling Simultaneously

Posted by Shannon Shea on April 3, 2017

Coy Stine, Vice President of Fairbanks Energy's Data Center Division, was recently featured by Data Center Knowledge for his article that focuses on the value of monitoring both power and cooling data together within a single system in a data center. The piece also features a case study from one of our recent projects. Read an excerpt from "Mashup: Monitoring Data Center Power and Cooling Simultaneously" below: 

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Topics: Data Center