News & Articles

November 27, 2012

Warm Water Data Center Cooling: The AHC™

One of the best ways to address the issue of energy consumption in mission critical facilities such as data centers is to use energy efficient cooling solutions.  As end users become more comfortable with raising the air temperature to the server inlets there are several unique ways to reduce the overall OPEX of the data center.  There […]
August 6, 2012

Data Center Case Study: Direct Evaporative Cooling

United Metal Products recently deployed several data center units for a multi-megawatt facility.  These units are part of an overall strategy by the owner to reduce the power usage effectiveness (PUE) of the data center, as well as provide significant OPEX savings. The units deployed are similar to the DC-ERA solution that has become popular for clients […]
April 17, 2012

Data Center Cooling Solution: DC-XRA

A critical path toward lowering the overall PUE in a data center is to get the power consumption required by the mechanical systems under control.  One of the more strategic and effective approaches to reducing the amount of energy required by the cooling systems is to reduce or eliminate entirely the amount of time that compressors are […]
April 6, 2012

Data Center Cooling Solutions for Central and South America

In an effort to provide our clients and future clients a solution for their data centers in Central and South America, United Metal Products has developed a line of energy efficient cooling solutions for these regions. To learn more about how your company can take advantage of these solutions contact h.simmons@unitedmetal.com
April 2, 2012

United Metal Products Deploys Evaporative Cooling Equipment for Large Data Center

United Metal Products recent deployed several 60,000 CFM evaporative cooling units for a large data center in the Western United States.  These customized units integrated a chilled water coil into the modules.  The overall strategy for the deployment of this solution was a phased modularity approach which provides end users with an increased level of flexibility from […]
March 31, 2012

Responsible Design & Manufacturing 101: Protecting Data Centers from Misapplying Evaporative Cooling

One of the responsibilities of a designer and manufacturer is to assist end users in developing the best solution for a given application.  In the mission critical space this is extremely important as a poorly designed cooling solution can have a negative ripple affect on the data center.  Some end users in recent years have been eager […]
February 15, 2012

United Metal Products Providing Cooling Solutions for Off-Shore Oil Rigs

For the last twenty years one vertical market that United Metal Products has served is the Oil and Gas industry.  From off-shore oil rigs cooling in the Gulf of Mexico to off the coast of Dubai, United Metal has worked with some of the largest companies in the world to provide high quality equipment that stands up […]
November 21, 2011

Cooling Solutions for Data Centers in Utah

In recent years end users have been taking advantage of the temperate climate zones such as those found in Utah.  In an effort to serve our clients  more effectively we have developed energy efficient cooling solutions specifically for data centers in Utah. One solution in particular that data center owners/operators may be interested in is the IRATM.  […]
November 16, 2011

Data Center Cooling Solutions for Canada

As the desired supply air temperature to servers continues to increase there are certain regions of North America that are uniquely positioned to take advantage  of this potential energy savings.  Canada in particular is a great place for locating data centers that are hoping to take advantage of a fairly mild climate to help reduce the OPEX […]
November 2, 2011

CEO of United Metal Products to Speak at ASHRAE

The CEO of United Metal Products has been asked to speak at the technical session at the upcoming ASHRAE Central Arizona Chapter meeting.   He will be speaking on System Design of Evaporative Cooling Equipment with a focus on “Right Sizing Evaporative Cooling Solutions.” Below is a brief bio on the Chief Executive Officer of  United Metal Products: […]