Data & Technology


Durham, North Carolina


Tier III Data Center - 450,000 sq ft.

We have provided a Blended Critical Cooling controls system for ~10,000 tons of refrigeration located in (2) chiller plants.  This Blended system includes a fully redundant PLC based controls system for the critical systems and a conventional energy monitoring system for non-critical information and control.  Both of these systems are interfaced with a Niagara based HMI for a complete and user-friendly system for the operators.  The system is optimized to meet the requirements of a Tier III data center as well as being focused on energy conservation.


EMC² is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver information technology as a service.  The Durham facility is a relocation of EMC²'s corporate data center and will also house the company's first US-based Center of Excellence (COE).  The 100% virtual data center is dedicated to IT infrastructure, with all power and mechanical units, as well as office space, located elsewhere in the building.