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Data Center Operations - Navigating EHS Challenges

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Antea Group is always pleased to host our technology industry peer event, EHSxTech®. Our latest event focused on data center operations and how peers are navigating their environment, health, and safety (EHS) challenges. We welcomed two data center professionals who led a panel discussion and shared their individual EHS journeys at their organizations and some of their strategies for making EHS compliance progress.

Lone Work in Data Centers: What You Need to Know About Managing Risk and Prioritizing Safety

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Lone work is an increasing concern for many data centers, especially as the "great resignation" continues and organizations are operating with fewer employees. Some companies have found success in allowing data center sites to make decisions and facilitate lone work policies based on the location of the site. This allows them to accommodate the various rules and regulations specific to the site's location as well as meet cultural expectations. Others have a more direct approach requiring the entire organization to follow one policy.

Black & Veatch Collaborates with Future Facilities to Help Data Centers Increase Efficiency, Transition to High-Density

Black & Veatch and Future Facilities will work together to offer assessments, analysis and modeling as financial industry seeks to modernize data center infrastructure
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., November 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As the digital revolution redefines the definition of infrastructure, data centers are increasingly transitioning to high performance computing with higher rack density to meet demand for high-speed, reliable computing and analytics. Recognizing this, Black & Veatch and Future Facilities are working together to offer a suite of services including data center assessments, analysis and upgrades to maximize the efficiency and longevity of existing data center infrastructure.

Top 5 Environmental Findings From Data Center Audits

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Data Center solutions have never been more critical to business success than they are today. As companies focus on optimizing productivity through development and implementation of new applications and technology, even minor interruptions in the operational uptime of their data systems can be catastrophic to the bottom line.

Above and Beyond: Your Guide to Olympic-Level Construction Safety

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In the realm of EHS management, stakes can vary to the extreme. Sometimes, it’s about making small tweaks to the workplace setting so that employees experience more comfortable temperatures, or ease the strain on their necks and backs. Other times, it can literally be a matter of life and death. 

Black & Veatch Launches New Environmental Business Unit

New organization focuses company’s vast experience in delivering environmental solutions as clients seek environmental science, regulatory, climate and sustainability solutions
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As enterprises thoughtfully work to meet environmental objectives from regulators, shareholders and consumers, Black & Veatch announces the launch of a dedicated environmental business unit to support those objectives.

Renewable Energy in Real Estate: Data Centers Lead the Way

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by Sam Adams, VERT Asset Management 

Data centers have made significant investments in energy efficiency, but our insatiable appetite for data continues to grow. Renewable energy can reduce our data’s carbon footprint. 

Diode Ventures and Tenebris Fiber Agree to Co-Develop Long-Haul Dark Fiber Route in Virginia

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Diode Ventures, a global turnkey asset development company, and Tenebris Fiber, a dark fiber provider in Virginia, have agreed to co-develop an approximate 630-mile network from Virginia Beach, VA to Ashburn, VA to offer dark fiber services in Virginia. The network will connect the VA Beach Landing Station to public and private data centers and network operators situated along the world’s most highly trafficked Internet route.

Let’s Embrace Distributed Infrastructure to Decrease Power Outages

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By Wes Denton, Managing Director, Data Centers

Data Center operators and businesses need predictability in their power supplies. Their infrastructure has to operate regardless of grid stability, weather conditions and other factors that threaten their systems.

Network problems, IT system failures and hosting disruptions are significant reasons for data center outages. The biggest culprit, though, remains interrupted power supply, according to research from the Uptime Institute.

Rich Reyher on PayPal’s Data Centers Going Green

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For Rich Reyher, transitioning to clean energy isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s a necessary investment in our future. As Senior Director of Global Data Center Services, Rich oversees PayPal’s data centers worldwide—and understands the high-magnitude of energy these buildings consume. He’s determined to run these energy-hungry buildings with completely renewable resources. 

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