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
Impact
Location
Santa Clara, CA
project size
24,000 SF
Year Completed
2021
Awards

2nd Place Case Study in 2023 ASHRAE Technology Awards

Net Zero incentives
  • Power Usage Effectiveness(PUE): 1.15
  • Annual Reduction of Carbon Emissions: Over 6,000 tons
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