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Data Centers

January 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$30 – $35

This presentation will guide you through the process of data center electrical system design. The presentation begins with the preliminary capacity planning process. The process involves assigning the day one and future expanded power needs for the data center, and selection of the appropriate redundant power system topology – N+1, N+2, 2N, 2N+1, or 3N/2. Common redundancy scheme rating systems based on Uptime Institute’s Tier Rating System will be presented, including a discussion of power system, mechanical HVAC, and other ancillary equipment requirements. An overview of equipment configurations will also be presented, including rack layouts, busway design, cable management, and major HVAC equipment needs.

William C. Schaumann, PE, has over 22 years of experience in the design and construction of industrial, mission critical, and telecommunications facilities. Bill designs electrical systems to achieve energy efficiency, reliability and flexibility, with an emphasis in emergency/redundant power for critical facility environments. Bill earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois and is a registered Professional Engineer, former Electrical Contractor and Uptime Tier Accredited Designer. He is the Vice President of the 7×24 Exchange Lake Michigan Chapter. Bill received the Charles Steinmetz Award for Technical Merit by the Chicago Electric Association for GM’s enterprise data center in Warren, MI.


January 16, 2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$30 – $35
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