Aquasar: Water Used for Cooling, Heating

Earlier today we wrote about Aquasar, a supercomputer developed by IBM and the Swiss research center ETH, which features a liquid cooling technique that allows for waste heat to be reused to warm buildings at the Zurich ETH university campus. IBM has released a video offering a high-level overview of the Aquasar system, which runs about 2 minutes.

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About the Author

Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.

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