Every STACK-designed building is architected to meet basic design criteria for annualized PUE of 1.3 or lower and ASHRAE TC9.9 thermal guidelines. Integrated fan coil walls and free-cooling chillers also increase overall efficiency with near-zero overall water usage.
Sustainable Grid Mix
The power grid looks different in each of the major data center markets. We determine the optimal mix of renewable energy sources based on regional wind, solar, and hydropower availability. Our due diligence includes data-driven guidance on the alternative energy sources that best fit your location and mission.
As part of our mission to increase our renewable energy commitment, we work with local utilities and suppliers to pursue a thoughtful sustainability strategy both today and in the future.
Why air-cooled chillers still make more sense (and cents) for hyperscale and growing data center facilities. Recent research suggests that pre-COVID data centers accounted for approximately 1% of the world’s electricity use, a number that’s surely...
Weighing in on Block vs. Distributed Redundancy
Making the case for block redundancy in pursuit of superior reliability, flexibility, and uptime. There are few subjects as important in the data center space as reliability. In an age where even a single hour...
How speed-to-market is transforming data center design and construction.
They say good things come to those who wait. But in the data center space patience isn’t a virtue, it’s lost money. Like most people in the Digital Age, data center tenants and operators want...
Tax Incentives For Data Center Development in Oregon
Download an overview of Oregon’s tax incentive programs aimed at bringing more data center activity to a region with an amenable climate, sufficient power supplies, and network density in abundance.