Gelidus worked with the college IT team to understand their needs and propose a solution that best suited them. A close-control down-flow arrangement was chosen, based on the use of 2 compact CD3 cooling units from Marstair. Each twin-circuit system was sized to accommodate the maximum heat-output rating of the new servers to provide the college with the reassurance of 100% duty backup. A raised floor was installed and floor grilles arranged to supply cool air in front of the new server cabinets, with the CD3 units collecting the warmer air from behind to provide an efficient air pattern within the room.
The college were delighted with the end result of having achieved a robust, data-centre type cooling arrangement in a relatively small room.