cooling systems

Robert E. Seastrom rs at
Wed Nov 5 15:38:59 UTC 2003

google search for "air to air heat exchanger" - there are many
companies that make products that do exactly what you want.


Mike Tancsa <mike at> writes:

> Faced with the prospect once again of significantly higher energy
> prices coming to our region, we want to start to look at better and
> more efficient ways to cool our colocation facility.  Right now we
> have several ton of traditional air conditioning units sucking up
> electricity like its free.  As winter is approaching, surely there
> must be some computer safe way to take advantage of all that cold
> outside to help contain our energy costs, not to mention be a little
> more environmentally friendly.  We were thinking we could circulate
> the air up to the roof and cool it there inside some aluminum ducts
> and then bring it back down.  We dont want to just bring in cold air
> as it is quite dirty outside since we are next to a major highway.
> Anyone done anything like this before in a computer room setting ?
> 	---Mike
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> Mike Tancsa,                          	          tel +1 519 651 3400
> Sentex Communications,     			  mike at
> Providing Internet since 1994          
> Cambridge, Ontario Canada

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