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Article – Airflow Management Best Practices at the Raised Floor Level

By Rob Huttemann | Sep 9, 2020
managing airflow at the raised floor level

*This article originally appeared in Mission Critical Magazine as Part Four of our four-part series on Containment Best Practices. This series combines education, design tips, and overall best practices for aisle containment projects in mission critical spaces.  Each of the three previous articles addressed one of the “4Rs” of airflow management: rack, row, and room. In this article,…

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During Crisis, a Critical Power Plan is a must for the Smaller Medical Facility

By Martha Worthy | Aug 26, 2020

Connect with Martha Worthy on LinkedIn Just one of the many factors that makes the COVID-19 crisis unique when compared to a natural disaster is its global reach. When a hurricane or tornado hits in one part of the country or world, resources – food, water, equipment and relief and medical workers – can be…

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Critical Environments Group Named to 2020 Inc. 5000 List

By Elizabeth Peichel | Aug 26, 2020

With a three-year sales growth rate of 91.49%, CEG continues to be one of the leading data center solution providers in the United States. As a result, the company was once again named to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies. This is the second time that CEG has appeared in this prestigious…

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#AlwaysBeLearning about Piller’s latest Critical Power Solution

By Kevin Duffy | Aug 18, 2020
CEG offers Piller Data Center Solutions

For a sales rep, #AlwaysBeLearning is much more than just a hashtag – it’s a way of life! It’s impossible for anyone to recommend the best possible product/solution for your data center if they’re unaware of all the new innovations happening in our industry, right? I recently received extensive sales representative training on the latest…

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Did You Miss Our Raised Floor Best Practices Webinar?

By Elizabeth Peichel | Aug 7, 2020
Data Center Raised Floor Webinar

If you’re looking for raised floor best practices that won’t bust your budget, check out this recent webinar CEG hosted with RLE Technologies. In this webinar, you’ll learn: How to dramatically improve data center energy efficiency Different types of containment that work in spaces you can’t see How directional airflow panels can almost instantaneously make…

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Article – Room Level Airflow Management Best Practices

By Elizabeth Peichel | Aug 3, 2020

*This article originally appeared in Mission Critical Magazine as Part Three of our four-part series on Containment Best Practices. Click here to read more.  Room level airflow management is fraught with misconceptions and half-truths, making it the least understood aspect of airflow management. Ironically, it’s the most important. While it’s fairly well understood that the…

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Article – Row Level Airflow Management Best Practices

By Rob Huttemann | Jul 27, 2020

*This article originally appeared in Mission Critical Magazine as Part Two of our four-part series on Containment Best Practices. Click here to read more.  To put it simply, row-level airflow management refers to improving cold aisle and hot aisle separation. It’s typically done once you’ve made improvements at the rack level (e.g. blanking panels) and…

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Webinar | Managing Airflow at the Raised Floor Level

By Elizabeth Peichel | Jul 17, 2020
managing airflow at the raised floor level

Join CEG & RLE Technologies on July 30 to discuss data center containment best practices that don’t bust your budget. Date: Thursday, July 30, 2020 Time: 11:00am EDT / 9:00am MDT When using raised floors in data centers, there are many standard considerations that go into selecting the proper floor system: type of support structure…

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Article – Rack Level Airflow Management Best Practices

By Rob Huttemann | Jul 16, 2020
data center rack airflow management

*This article originally appeared in Mission Critical Magazine as Part One of our four-part series on Containment Best Practices. Click here to read more.  In a reality where cabinet densities are rising — with recent research stating upwards of 10 kW per rack, on average — increasing energy efficiency and keeping operating costs down in…

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How to Choose the Right PDU

By Elizabeth Peichel | Jul 6, 2020
Power Distribution Units for Data Centers

A PDU (Power Distribution Unit) controls and distributes power to computers, servers and networking devices within an IT environment. Almost every equipment rack used to store compute, storage or network equipment requires a rack mounted PDU to distribute power. But, if you’re new to the industry or are unfamiliar with electrical power distribution systems, selecting…

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