A CIBSE ASHRAE Group presentation recorded Wednesday, February 11th 2015, 6pm GMT
Don Beaty of DLB Associates and Paul Finch of Digital Realty
The two speakers address core issues that underpin current data centre design
- Key trends within the datacentre industry
- Measurement of data centre energy
- Energy Standards & Regulations
- Best practices for efficient operation
- Innovative concepts & solutions
Don Beaty, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE - Director DLB Associates Consulting Engineers
Don Beaty has over 30 years experience in consulting engineering and founded DLB Associates Consulting Engineers in 1980. He is a licensed professional engineer in over 40 states and has international licenses as well.
Don co-founded and was the first chair of ASHRAE Technical Committee TC 9.9 and currently serves as its Publications Chair. He is also a frequent keynote speaker on behalf of ASHRAE TC 9.9 for the data center industry, having presented over 100 times and in more than 25 countries on various data center-centric topics.
Paul Finch CEng FIMechE MASHRAE- Senior Director, Technical | EMEA Design & Construction | Digital Realty a Real Estate Investment Trust
Paul is a senior engineering and construction executive and has extensive global experience across the full spectrum of development management and complex engineering led capital projects and operations, with a particular focus on the design, construction and operation of data centres, technical real estate and high dependency mission critical assets and infrastructure projects, across the telecommunications, technology and banking & financial services sectors. He is a voting Committee Board Member of ASHRAE Technical Committee (TC) 9.9 - Mission Critical Facilities, Data Centres, Technology Spaces and Electronic Equip