The new LEED Gold facility is located on a greenfield site.
Both conventional and prefabricated construction techniques were employed to provide flexibility.
IT capacity can be added in 1.0MW increments, with a total capacity of 8MW in a 2N configuration.
The modular design ensures that future expansions will not disrupt ongoing operations.
A low-profile mass set into the natural terrain topped with a vegetated roof blends into the landscape meeting the client’s goal for a secure, private facility.
By leveraging a local aquifer to cool water-cooled IT equipment and base building HVAC system over 24,000 gallons of potable water is saved each year.
Gray water was saved and used for irrigation of the vegetated roof and toilets.
The sum of all energy-efficient strategies saves 92,108 MMBtu annually— the equivalent energy to power 2,400 typical US homes for a full year.
The data center is designed to operate at an efficient annual PUE of less than 1.3.
The generators are EPA Tier 4 using best available emissions controls to minimize the impact on the environment.