Learning Lessons at the Prineville Data Center – Open Compute Project

pue fig4Facebook’s data center in Prineville, OR, has been one of the most energy efficient data center facilities in the world since it became operational early this year. Some of the innovative features of the electrical distribution system are DC backup and high voltage (480 VAC) distributions, which have eliminated the need for centralized UPS and 480V-to-208V transformation. The built-in penthouse houses the chiller-less air conditioning system that uses 100% airside economization and evaporative cooling to maintain the operating environment.

http://www.opencompute.org/blog/learning-lessons-at-the-prineville-data-center/

 

Posted on 17/11/2011, in Data Center, Energy, Prineville. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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