COTS cooling

Greg Lindahl lindahl at
Sun Apr 28 16:00:41 PDT 2002

On Wed, Apr 24, 2002 at 09:49:09PM -0700, Jim Meyer wrote:

> For us, it showed that the total buildout of a real computer room would
> cost less than 10% of the cost of the machines. That and a discussion of
> raised failure rates due to heat turned the corner on that one.

That seems to be a rule of thumb, that's the number I've seen for some
very large machine rooms. Of course it's often more expensive to
change an existing room than add stuff to one you're building.


p.s. your company website isn't very linux or mozilla friendly, ah well.

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