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Computer Rooms and Data Center Experience

ACD.Net Renovated Office Building

The project included the renovation of the facility on Grand River Avenue in Lansing Michigan for headquarters of ACD.Net Network Systems.  Facility included a new 4,000 square foot data center with three, 40 kW UPS systems and two 20 ton computer room AC units.

Liquid Web New Office Building

The project consisted of a renovation of an existing office building and converting 12,000 square foot of space into a new Data Center with three 500 kVA UPS systems, three 1000 kW generators and (23) 22 ton AC units with roof mounted condensing units.

Sparrow Hospital New Data Center in Tower

Matrix designed a new 3,000 square foot data center for Sparrow Hospital in the new West Wing Tower.  The mechanical system consisted of (4) 30 ton air conditioning units.  Ten smaller I.T. rooms were distributed through the West Wing Tower that were cooled with (2) 5 ton units and (8) 8 ton units.  Set up for (8) high density units and a 46 ton DX chiller system along with a FM-200 system.  The electrical component included (3) 600 KW UPS, STS, Flywheels, 40 Racks, and distribution equipment to serve the 10 distribution closets located throughout the 10 story tower.

Sparrow Hospital New Data Center in Newman Wing

Matrix designed a new 2,000 square foot data center for Sparrow Hospital in the Newman Wing.  The mechanical system consisted of (3) 20 ton air conditioning units.  8-12 smaller I.T. rooms were distributed through the older part of the hospital that were cooled with either 5 ton units or 8 ton units.  An FM-200 system design was provided for the project.  The electrical component included (2) 600 kW UPS, STS, flywheel, 25 racks, and distribution equipment to serve the 8-12 distribution closets located throughout the older portion of the existing hospital.

Michigan Millers Insurance Company

Matrix completed a study for Michigan Millers 1,500 square foot data center to determine methods of improving air quality in the space and providing back up cooling for future equipment.  Matrix modified air pressure in the space, used the plenum above the ceiling to stratify the air and keep the equipment cooler, added a 10 ton air conditioning unit and dry cooler.

St. Lawrence Hospital Data Center A/C Modification

Matrix upgraded the existing and added an additional high density cooling system at St. Lawrence hospitals 2,300 square foot data center.  Matrix design included using the space above the ceiling for the existing AC system return to stratify the heat away from the equipment making the existing equipment operate more efficient and cool the space better.  A 46 ton chiller with 8 high density evaporators were used to eliminate hot spots in the data room.

Liquid Web, Inc. Data Center II

Matrix designed a new 32,000 square foot Tier 1, data center to be used as a web hosting site.  Infrastructure includes a 3,000 amp 480 volt electrical service, four 1,000 kW paralleled diesel generators, three 500 kVA UPS systems and (23) 22 ton computer room air conditioning units.

Jackson National Life - Disaster Recovery Center

Project included design and construction oversight of a 5,000 square foot data center.  The project included renovating an existing office building and converting it into a data center with a raised computer room floor, two 600 kW diesel generators, two 500 kVA UPS systems and six 30 ton computer room air conditioning units.

Grand Rapids Comlink

Matrix designed a new 22-ton unit and rough in for a 5th unit in the existing data center.  A new plenum return system and raised floor distribution system was also added.  Matrix also provided the electrical design for the project including a new generator and expanding existing controls to monitor the new equipment.