Free Air Cooling: The Advantages of Cooling Data Centers With ‘Free Air’
Using outside or free air to cool data centers is a risk-averse, cost-efficient, and energy-efficient solution for companies looking to minimize the carbon footprint of their data center deployments.
*SMART 2020: Enabling the Low Carbon Economy in the Information Age,” The Climate Group, 2008
This white paper examines how free air cooling is a viable option for data center cooling. It can help achieve advantages such as:
- Reduced total cost of occupancy (TCO)
- Reduced water usage
- Simplified operations
- Increase power efficiency and savings
Given the widespread adoption of technology throughout society today, reliance on data centers is only going to increase.