Data Center Energy Benchmarking: Part 3 - Case Study on an IT Equipment-testing Center (No. 20)


Case study of data center in multi-story office building in San Jose, California (#20). Since the data center was used only for testing equipment, it was not configured as a critical facility in terms of electrical and cooling supply. General recommendations for improving overall data center energy efficiency include improving the lighting control, airflow optimization, control of mechanical systems serving the data center in actual operation.

Author(s): Xu, T. and S. Greenberg