Climate change is a worldwide problem with roots at a local level. In a recent article for Real Estate (RE) Journals, ESD Practice Leader for Commissioning and Energy+Eco Saagar Patel examines the building industry in the Midwest and its role in decarbonization. (Read about Patel’s article here.)
Maximizing efficiency, both in construction and in ongoing operations, is crucial for high-performance computing (HPC) data center facilities.
Adam Brendamour and Tom Squillo discuss this topic in their white paper “Designing an Energy-Efficient Supercomputing Center,” which was accepted by the International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP 2019) that took place in Kyoto, Japan this August. The four principles guiding the design decisions are flexibility to support future systems, sustainability, lifecycle costs, and initial cost.