The Design and Organization of Data Centers/Appendix A

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Power[edit]

Air conditioning[edit]

Common Values


Chiller calcs[edit]

Assuming that all wattage consumed will end up as dissipated heat (servers do very little mechanical work or yield very little light);

Wattage times 3.41 = BTU/hr

Example:

Server draws 10 amps at 120vac

10 amps X 120 vac = 1200 voltamps (aprox 1200 watts)
1200 VA X 3.41 = 4092 BTU/hr
(texx@delong.org)--12.72.140.36 01:45, 28 Sep 2004 (UTC)