Snow cooling experiment in Japan melts away HVAC costs (Datacenter Dynamics) | The HVAC Source

Bibai City on Hokkaido, Japan’s northern island, has been working on the White Datacenter Project, a sustainability test site for using snow cooling in summer and venting off heat in the winter into greenhouses. The rest of the year, the data center is cooled by indirect air intake cooling. In winter Bibai gets plenty of snow, between eight and 11 metres deep, but it has gone by the summer. Some of the townspeople decided it would be good to have snow in the hotter days of the summer and the Bibai Natural Energy Society and International Snow Club was formed. —more on datacenterdynamics.com

Source: Snow cooling experiment in Japan melts away HVAC costs (Datacenter Dynamics) | The HVAC Source

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