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Weekly HVAC Industry News - 11-15 January 2016

Weekly HVAC Industry News - 11-15 January 2016

Date: 12th January 2016  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Industry News

Airedale Air Conditioning, Leeds, UK, January 2016

It’s been another busy week for us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+ and the web. Below we’ve highlighted some of the articles that have caught our eye.

Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of January 9th - 11 Jan via @datacenter
For your weekend reading, here’s a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week.

Aldi to open record number of stores in 2016 as it accelerates UK growth - 11 Jan via @RACMagazine
Aldi will open a record number of new stores this year as it accelerates its UK growth and ramps up the pressure on its big four rivals.

Progress on Aisle Containment for Data Center Cooling - 11 Jan via @dcfrontier
Jakob Carnemark of Aligned Data Centers, Robert McClary of FORTRUST, and James Leach of RagingWire Data Centers – examine progress in data center cooling strategies using aisle containment.

Using BIM systems for efficient whole-life management - 12 Jan via @HVACR_Online
From the pre-planning and design stages of a project to the operation and maintenance of installed building services – Building Information Modelling (BIM) systems offer considerable advantages and benefits.

'Trip Advisor' building comfort rating predicted for 2016 - 12 Jan via @RACMagazine
Leading engineers give their predictions for 2016, including Trip Advisor for buildings, living roofs, and a “harm tax” on fossil fuels.

Research: Worldwide cloud revenues reach $110 billion - 12 Jan via @dcdnews
According to numbers, 2015 really turned out to be the year of cloud adoption.

ebm papst Buys Spanish Electronics Firm - 13 Jan via @ACRJournal
ebm papst, the German fan manufacturer, has bought a majority shareholding in the Spanish electronics firm, IKOR for an undisclosed amount.

Dubai rethinks air conditioned city plan - 13 Jan via @CoolingPost
Developers have scaled down plans for Dubai’s proposed Mall of the World, dubbed the world’s first temperature controlled city.

To PUE or not to PUE? Is that the question? - 14 Jan via @dcdnews
I’m not writing this to re-open the never-ending debate about PUE (power usage effectiveness). I’m here to talk about how those of you who use it today to track your data center performance can greatly improve its value to you and your business. 

Yandex Data Centres To Supply Hot Water To Finnish City - 15 Jan via @TechWeekEurope
The city of Mäntsälä looks to reduce C02 emissions by up to 40 percent by heating its water with Russian data centres.

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