data centre design & Construction Project
Raised Floor Installation
INFINITI IT LIMITED a data centre consultancy and construction specialist has been awarded a "Fast Track" data centre design & build contract for a large global finance company with UK headquarters located in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Over the next 6 weeks we will be providing you with a detailed insight that covers the implementation of a Micro data centre facility. This Blog will cover all installation works right through to final commissioning, witness testing, project completion and handover to our client all within an aggressive 6 week programme.
The design ethos of the data centre facility is scalable and offers our client a complete flexibility with future expansion and will accommodate 100% growth if required, but still ensuring losses are kept to a minimum and that the data centre is as efficient as possible even at lower initial day loads.
Performance Specification Overview
- Modular Data Centre Construction with 1 hour fire rated composite panels
- Heavy duty raised access flooring system
- Modular 80kW N+1 APC Symmetra UPS with approx. 9 minutes autonomy
- 70kW N+1 efficient Direct Expansion CRAC units fitted with EC fans
- N Generator & Changeover Panel
- High Density 7kW per cabinet with intelligent switched monitored PDU's
- Hot aisle containment
- IG55 Fire Suppression system
- CCTV & Access control
- CAT6 & OM3 data connectivity and cabinet patch links
This week the main focus was to install the heavy duty raised access flooring system, plinths and support stands for the CRAC units (computer room air conditioning) installation of the wall which segregates the data centre and the plant spaces, concrete plinth that will support the CRAC unit condensers and finally fitting of all external weather louvers for the gas extract and fresh air ventilation fans.
Above image shows the initail positioning of the floor stands that will support the CRAC units (computer room air-conditioning).
Plinths or floor stands that will support the CRAC units are fitted into position along with anti-vibration neoprene to mitigate noise or vibration. The stands are supplied with a lip that support the flooring system and provide a tidy finish
Fitting of pressure relief damper also required for the effective operation of the IG55 gas suppression agent.
Fitting of all weather security rated louvre grille required for fire suppression pressure vent.
Fitting of all weather security rated louvre grille required for fresh air ventilation.
Above image showing the recently poured re-enforced concrete slab required to support the CRAC unit condensers and associated pipework.
If you're planning a data centre construction project, contact us on 01993 774444 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and see how we can help.