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How the Kyoto Cooling Fan Revolutionizes Data Center HVAC

How the Kyoto Cooling Fan Revolutionizes Data Center HVAC

[Editor's Note: This is a lightly edited version of an interview that originally appeared on Deborah Grove's website, Groves Green IT . It is reprinted with permission.] I got to know Dr. Robert F. Sullivan through several Uptime Institute events over the years, and he was tremendously helpful to me two years ago when I was doing research on attitudes toward water conservation among data center operators. I caught up with him recently and had the opportunity to talk about one of his favorite topics: the Kyoto fan. Dr. Bob is best known for his Cold Aisle/Hot Aisle innovations. Deborah Grove: Dr. Bob, tell my readers what the Kyoto fan is and why it is both a traditional and innovative product. Bob Sullivan: Kyoto Cooling (named after the Kyoto Accord) is an idea created by four young engineers in The Netherlands. The basic concept has been used in building and industrial a...

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