Data Center Research Computing Pod Infrastructure

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Data Center

Data Center

IU Bloomington

Completion Date
October 9, 2009

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Heapy Engineering

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Project Budget

  • Internal funding: $2000000
  • Total budget: $2000000

Project Description

This project involved relocating data rack-mounted cooling units from the Wrubel Computing Center to the Indiana University Data Center on the IU Bloomington campus. All mechanical and electrical infrastructures necessary to support the Big Red computer as well as chilled water taps and header piping were provided. Hot aisle/cold aisle analyses was performed to optimize the cooling rack efficiencies. Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) controls; additional uninterruptable power supply (UPS) facilities; and connections to the existing standby generator were also included.