With data center cooling equipment accounting for 40 percent of the electricity consumed by facilities, it’s understandable that high expectations are being set for innovations that will increase their efficiency.
According to a recent study, the data center cooling market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 19.1 percent from 2016 to 2020. Innovations in this area have contributed to a less accelerated rate of growth in energy consumption.
Here are some of the innovative areas that have been contributing to energy-efficient operations:
1. Use of fresh air. Some data centers have