Case Studies

Exploiting free cooling in the UK through application of research and development. Case study 9


Brief

To evaluate the feasibility of retrofitting free cooling to a high resilience legacy design.

 

Approach

Evaluating meteorological data, a model was created to review different design options. Once the most favourable option was decided upon, OI continued their involvement through the installation and handover phases.

Result - £1 million/year saving

 

Significant operating cost savings, around £1 million per year, an exceptional result for a legacy data centre.