We hosted our chapter meeting in partnership with FirstEnergy on October 30, 2018.

The enlightening and engaging agenda topics included:

  • Trends and Best Practices for Efficient Mission Critical Power – E Technologies/Powersmiths;
  • Free Cooling with Economizers – Donwil Company;
  • ASHRAE Guidelines for Data Center Cooling – Johnson Controls;
  • Case Study for Data Center Optimization – Environmental Control Specialists;
  • Future Trends in the Data Center World – Dave Sterlace, ABB Group;
  • Update on the FirstEnergy Ohio Energy Efficiency Programs for data center operations – FirstEnergy/Sodexo.

  • This presentation showcases Data Center Site Location Factors and Trends.

    Qualified sites offer the opportunity to respond quickly and knowledgeable to data center prospects:

    * Data centers cluster (be prepared)
    * Provides the opportunity to partner with local communities and property owners
    * Site qualification provides the opportunity to designate locations that benefit system design and available capacity
    * Allows distribution and engineering staffs to participate in the process
    * Provides marketing material and site options to recruit potential data center users
    * Demonstrates to the data center industry the commitment and understanding of their business

    Download the presentation for more details:


    Site Selection
    (Adobe PDF File)