Archive for January, 2016
Computer servers make up a big chunk of spending on technology. The industry generates at least $14 billion each every year. More than 9,500 people work in the server manufacturing business in the United States. Data centers across the United States are using more and more energy, from 2005 through 2010 the amount of energy they used jumped by about 36%. If you are looking to set up your server space or just overhaul what you have now, you might be tempted to buy used server racks to save some money. That is not a bad idea for most businesses but you need to know a few things before you purchase your “new” equipment.
Tips for Buying Used Server Racks
- Most used server racks are guaranteed by a warranty. If the reseller you go to for your racks and enclosures, they should off
Water cooling towers are used in industries like power generation and oil refineries to enage in process cooling to remove heat via evaporation or closed loop cooling systems. While their usage is incredibly important to all of the different buildings and establishments they serve, many of them are also old and outdated, according to a recent piece from the Los Angeles Times.
In typical water cooling towers the circulation rate for a 700 MW coal-fired power plant amounts to about 71,600 cubic metres an hour (315,000 US gallons per minute) and a supply water make-up rate of approximately 5% (i.e., 3,600 cubic metres an hour) is required