Colovore Data Center

Case study
Data Centers

Colovore Achieves Sustainability Goals with over 6,000 Ton Carbon Reduction in New Data Center

In 2012, Colovore, LLC, a startup colocation data center in Santa Clara, CA, set out to design and build the most sustainable, energy-efficient, high-density data center in the colocation industry.

Customer Needs

The data center was a new state of the art facility with efficiency liquid-cooled servers cabinets.  

To ensure seamless execution and optimal benefits for Colovore, Therma prioritized:

  • Cost-savings
  • Carbon emissions reductions
  • Energy code compliance
Key Strategies Implemented

The data center was designed to be built in four phases of 2MW electrical load, for a total of 6MW in critical IT load.

In addition to maintenance and operating cost reductions, Therma’s innovative design and approach resulted in:

  • Optimized energy usage
  • A best-in class Power UsageEffectiveness (PUE)
  • Reductions in overall equipment capital costs
  • 50% additional annual carbon emissions reductions compared to best-in-class data centers
Consulting Engineering
Energy Solutions
MEP Contracting
Santa Clara, CA
project size
24,000 SF
Year Completed

2nd Place Case Study in 2023 ASHRAE Technology Awards

Energy Savings
  • Power Usage Effectiveness(PUE): 1.15
  • Annual Reduction of Carbon Emissions: Over 6,000 tons

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