Case Studies

Energy and Risk Reduction Programme - Case study 7




Help low energy design reach full potential at direct air free cooling facility in Dublin.

Recommended changes

Air management:

  • Measure and monitor air performance metrics
  • Seal air gaps to reduce bypass air in data hall
  • Revise rack and hardware deployment and decommissioning processes to include air management


  • Optimisation of control strategy
  • Reduce fan speeds in line with flow availability requirements
  • Analysis of data hall pressure profile
  • Replace pressure sensors with ones with a tighter range


  • Review and improve standard and emergency procedures