Cooling Servers In Winter Months

Keeping temperature-sensitive IT equipment like servers cool in heated buildings during the winter months has become a challenge. Standard central air conditioners may provide adequate cooling during warm months, but as the building’s HVAC system switches from cooling to heating, equipment can face the risk of overheating, costly damage and system downtime. The traditional solution of precision cooling systems is normally effective, but does suffer from some drawbacks.

This white paper from MovinCool examines the benefits of using ceiling-mount air conditioners to keep server rooms and closets cool inside heated buildings. It discusses the scenarios in which overheating can be missed or ignored, explains the differences between mini-splits and precision cooling systems, and the drawbacks associated with precision units. Next, the functions of a ceiling-mount air conditioning unit and the advantages to utilizing them are explored, as well as what to look for when choosing a self-contained, ceiling-mount air conditioner.

Learn the many advantages of ceiling-mount air conditioning systems and the dangers of overheating. Click here to download this white paper on the benefits of self-contained, ceiling-mount air conditioners.

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About the Author

Kevin Normandeau, is a veteran of the technology publishing industry having worked at a variety of technology sites including PC World; AOL Computing; Network World; and International Data Group (IDG). Kevin lives in Massachusetts with his wife and two sons. When he is not in front of the computer (which is most of the time) he likes to get out to ski, hike and mountain bike.

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