Cold Row Encapsulation for Server Farm Cooling System

  • US 20090046427A1
  • Filed: 10/27/2008
  • Published: 02/19/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/04/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A server cooling system, comprisingan inside space defined by a floor, lateral walls, and a ceiling;

  • an enclosure disposed within the inside space, wherein the enclosure defines an interior space and comprises a server rack port configured to engage a rack;

    a cooling and mixing module operative to supply cooling air to the interior space defined by the enclosure from a top surface of the enclosure;

    a rack including one or more rack-mounted-units installed therein, wherein the rack is engaged in the server rack port such that respective front faces of the one or more rack-mounted units interface with the interior space defined by the enclosure; and

    wherein at least one or more of the rack-mounted units comprises a cooling fan operative to draw air from the interior space and expel heated air to the inside space.

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