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

Building analysis and modeling (BAM)

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