“Failure” is a common word – one commonly understood by the layperson. Something broke, and some broader system stopped functioning as a result. My pencil broke, so I can’t write words (I can’t hold the pencil nub). My car’s lug nuts sheared and the tire fell off, so it doesn’t work as a car anymore. There’s a hole in my shoe, and now if I step in a puddle, my foot gets wet.
To date, there are more than a dozen green certification rating systems for existing buildings. Talk about certification overload! To help you navigate which certification may be best for your building, ESD has created this guide.
With designs for data centers becoming more complex and customized, often due to the drive to reduce energy and water consumption, getting the interested stakeholders involved in review of these designs early in the project timeline has become crucial for efficiently delivering a successful product.
Data center construction is soaring. Top technology and financial companies, along with others, want to get these facilities up and running yesterday. But the question always arises: How can the job get done faster and cheaper while still maintaining the highest level of quality?