How to Choose Between Hot and Cold Aisle Containment Systems

Put a lid on your rising cooling costs

Cooling generally accounts for 30 percent of a typical data center energy bill, and companies are looking to reduce cost associated with cooling, while increasing efficiency. This is where an aisle containment system comes into play. An aisle containment system can minimize hot and cold air mixing by effectively capturing the air within a given aisle. This DAMAC whitepaper reviews: The impact of cooling requirements on data center costs, factors to consider when implementing an aisle containment system, when to use a cold aisle containment system and when to use a hot aisle containment system.