The answer to cooling ADC's data centers is blowing in the wind.
The company on Tuesday detailed the workings of what it says will be the first Platinum level LEED-certified data center hosting facility.
Rather than rely exclusively on air conditioners to push cold air from beneath computer racks, the building will pipe in outdoor air for cooling for most of the year.
The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification, done by the U.S. Green Building Council, rates buildings on a range of environmental factors, including energy and water usage, materials, and site location. The platinum … Read more