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  1. 1. Carbon Management Plan <ul><li>JISC </li></ul><ul><li>Greening ICT Programme (Phase II) </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Room Efficiency Improvement </li></ul>
  2. 2. Carbon Management Plan <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Our Computer rooms (Data Centres), host around 2,500 servers </li></ul><ul><li>They support; Imperial College, Natural History Museum, Royal College of Music and Janet-LMN </li></ul><ul><li>This project focuses on our primary Data Centre (two main rooms), housed in a traditional 1960’s building </li></ul><ul><li>Annual consumption is circa: </li></ul><ul><li>7,500,000 kWh £500,000 4,000 tCO 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Room One PUE = 1.32 Room Two PUE = 1.52 </li></ul><ul><li>Target 5% reduction in PUE </li></ul>
  3. 3. Carbon Management Plan
  4. 4. Carbon Management Plan <ul><li>Data Centre Plan – Room Two </li></ul>Plant area
  5. 5. Carbon Management Plan <ul><li>Data Centre Photos </li></ul>Present Cold Aisle Containment High density CO2 Cooling Extend Cold Aisle containment (further 56 racks) Low Ceilings: Challenge to Return Hot Air to CRACs Free Air Cooling Option: Supplement Existing Chilled Water