Birmingham Modular Data Center

Birmingham, United Kingdom

Project Categories

Mission critical

Business Type

Data center


102,000 square feet


Data City Exchange

PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering


Commissioning services



  • LEED Gold

Progress Report

Achieved power usage effectiveness (PUE) of 1.15

Special features

  • Design allows for multiple data hall modules of various capacity sizes and cooling styles to be installed and connected to the main central cooling and electrical plants
  • Climate-optimized central chilled water plant is capable of adapting to modular scaling pods and allows for ultimate client flexibility and scalability
  • Water sized economizer is maximized to support both air-cooled data halls and data halls with water-cooled racks
  • Electrical lineup optimized to be scalable as modular spaces come online
  • High-efficiency uninterruptable power supplies (UPS’s) improve energy efficiency