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Posts tagged with 'Environmental Impact'

4 Mar, 2010

The Next Industrial Revolution

Posted by Nazita Saye

Nazita Saye We are all familiar with the industrial revolution – a period where major changes in the way we did stuff (whether it was food production, manufacturing, moving from point A to point B … pretty much everything we did) impacted not only the economy but also our culture as well. So imagine my surprise when I heard on the radio that we are smack-dab in the middle of the next industrial revolution. Gain … Read More

Passenger Comfort, Parking Structures, Ventilation, CFD, Data Center, Built Environment, Green, Office Building, Environmental Impact

28 Jul, 2009

Brighter Shade of Green

Posted by Nazita Saye

Nazita Saye When talking about increasing energy efficiency in a data center, a lot of people stop listening because the issue of sacrificing uptime always rears up its head . Uptime should not even be a topic of discussion. It should be a given. Even in this day and age, many facilities just leave the thermostat at a low level because it’s a safe bet. But it’s not necessarily the right thing to do for the environment. … Read More

Energy, Physical Prototype, CFD, Airflow, Data Center, Efficient, Environmental Impact

2 Jul, 2009

The Heat is On

Posted by Nazita Saye

Nazita Saye It’s been hot in London this past week – we’re expecting a high of 33C or 90F+ today (despite my living here for a few years I still don’t understand Celsius and often find myself doing mental arithmetic to convert the figures to Fahrenheit).  Now I’m lucky because I get to drive to/from work in an air-conditioned car but I feel for my fellow London commuters who use the Tube (the underground) in this … Read More

Process Industry, Green, CAD-Embedded, CFD, Environmental Impact, Fan, Air-Cooled Cooler, Efficient

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