2MW Data Center

Austin, TX

Project Categories

Mission critical

Business Type

Data center

Winner of the 2014 Data Center Dynamics North American award in Innovative and Green categories

Architect

Corgan

Owner

Confidential

PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering

Sustainability

Certifications

  • Pursuing LEED Gold

Progress Report

Achieved power usage effectiveness (PUE) of 1.18

Special features

  • Negative pressure pumping system in high-capacity rack cooling increases energy efficiency
  • Maximization of free cooling hours ensures no water is consumed for cooling purposes
  • Electrical system utilizes flywheel uninterruptable power supply (UPS) in a modular power center equipment set up