eBay uses plastic sheeting for data center hot cold aisle containment

eBay uses plastic sheeting in between aisles so that hot and cold air in the data center won't mix, making the facility more energy efficient.

 

Internet giant eBay contains its hot and cold aisles in its data center.

eBay also uses this plastic sheeting in between aisles so that hot and cold air in the data center won't mix, making the facility more energy efficient.

Photo courtesy of eBay

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This was first published in January 2010

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