Energy performance analysis: An exploratory study of HVAC systems in efficient management of data centres

Year : 2023 | Volume : 01 | Issue : 02 | Page : 51-71
By

    Kiruthika M

  1. Ebin Horisson

  2. Surya Raj Kumar

  1. Student, School of Building and Environment, Sathyabama institute of science and technology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  2. Associate professor, School of Building and Environment, Sathyabama institute of science and technology, Chennai Tamil Nadu, India
  3. Associate professor, School of Building and Environment, Sathyabama institute of science and technology, Chennai Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract

Data center growth is being driven by the rapid proliferation of cloud services. Data centers are using an increasing amount of energy. The network is severely impacted by server workloads, cooling, and supporting equipment. The study aims to identify the energy consumption involved in building services and their operations and analyze the ways in efficient management of performance in data center. The objective of the study is to identify the critical components in building services based on energy consumptions and list the need of MEP services in the data centers and its requirements, design, operations, and challenges in the structure. This study examines that however much energy is consumed by data center services and suggests efficient methods for reducing the increased energy use of renewable resources. Furthermore, it explains how mechanical, electrical, and fire and safety system designs should function for data centres to function effectively. The document discusses industry standards for effectively planning, implementing, and evaluating the upgrading of the data center’s MEP infrastructure components. The paper focuses on energy performance analysis on HVAC systems and their working procedures, environmental controls and energy consumed by systems, efficiency of equipment’s and simulate the changes proposed for increasing the efficiency of data centres.

Keywords: Data Centre, Cooling systems, Energy optimization, Operations, Simulation.

[This article belongs to International Journal of Environmental Planning and Development Architecture(ijepda)]

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Received April 23, 2023
Accepted May 12, 2023
Published May 20, 2023