Colocation Data Center Upgrades in Atlanta, Georgia
Colocation Data Center Upgrades
Owner: Data Center
General Contractor: Burr
Computer Environments, Inc.
Engineer: Burr Computer
McKenney’s replaced existing computer room mechanical units in one
of a global data center’s colocation hubs in Atlanta, Georgia.
The McKenney’s team had to install new mechanical systems in an
aging building with a small freight elevator and limited free space
to install refrigerant piping inside the building. Pipe routing presented
significant challenges as did the placement of new mechanical
systems into the computer room.
To work around indoor space limitations, McKenney’s attached
refrigerant piping to the outside of the building using a swing stage
and installed it vertically to the rooftop condensing units. The piping
was rigorously pressure tested to identify and repair leaks that would
be cumbersome to repair after start-up. In addition, new computer
room units were rigged through fire escape doors located on the
exterior of the building.
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McKenney’s safely implemented the creative solution, resulting in a
seamless start-up of the systems with minimal impact on the data
center’s computer room.
1056 Moreland Industrial Boulevard
Atlanta, Georgia 30316
3601 Performance Road
Charlotte, North Carolina 28214