cooling systems

Krzysztof Adamski k at
Wed Nov 5 15:54:32 UTC 2003

On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Mike Tancsa wrote:

> 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

The R2000 houses have a heat exchanger to recover heat from the air that
is being expelled from the house. Maybe the same device just running in


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