Friday, August 18, 2017


H5 Data Centers adds energy-efficient infrastructure upgrades



H5 Data Centers, a colocation and wholesale datacentre provider, has announced more than US$8 million in energy-efficient infrastructure upgrades to its 300,000 sq ft Denver datacentre campus. The upgrades are projected to lower the overall PUE of the Denver colocation campus as well as strengthen the company’s commitment to infrastructure reliability and environmental responsibility.

“Investing in energy-efficient datacentres is good for the environment, our diverse customer base, and our company as a whole,” said Josh Simms, chief executive officer at H5 Data Centers. “Our team continues to make steady progress on the planned improvements with full completion on the Denver colocation campus expected by the end of Q4 2015.”

Energy efficient datacentre upgrades include:

New UPS units that will increase power efficiencies to more than 94%

Flat-plate heat exchanger to utilize water-side free cooling

Variable speed cylindrical fans on computer room air-handling units

Sub-floor baffling cold air containment for high density zones

New, high-efficiency insulated roof

Light-emitting diodes) and proximity lighting

Cooling tower water treatment system

New Building Management System

“Our decision to invest more thanUS$8 million in capital improvements to the Denver data center campus shows H5 Data Centers’ commitment to being on the leading edge of operational and energy efficiency,” continued Simms. “This commitment also supports the green initiatives of our growing ecosystem of enterprise customers, content distributors, and networks and cloud providers.”