Hot-aisle/cold-aisle containment slideshow

Hot-aisle/cold-aisle containment has become a popular way for data centers to be more energy efficient. This slideshow takes a look at some examples, including Advanced Data Centers, eBay and Yahoo.


Hot aisle containment used at the Advanced Data Centers data center in Sacramento, Calif.

Hot aisle/cold aisle containment is fast becoming a popular way to make a data center more efficient: About half of data center managers polled by in 2009 said they had already installed it already or planned to do so. In this picture, the hot aisle containment being used at Advanced Data Centers' data center in Sacramento, Calif.

Photo courtesy of Wright Line

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This was first published in January 2010

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