August 8, 2011

30+ Years of Experience in Applying Evaporative Cooling

United Metal Products, Inc. opened their doors for business back in 1978. Since that time the experienced and innovative design & manufacturing team at United Metal has literally changed the evaporative cooling industry.  As the holder of several patents, United Metal, has contributed to incredible efficiency gains resulting in lower OPEX for clients in multiple industries.  In […]
August 2, 2011

Cooling Solutions for Phoenix Data Centers

Over the last few years many technology, colocation, and Fortune 500 companies have recognized the Phoenix, Arizona area as a great place to have a data center.  In addition to great deals on real estate the Phoenix market offers data center owners and developers fairly reasonably priced power (especially when compared to New York City or California), […]
August 1, 2011

Data Center Cooling Solution: The IRA™

If you have attended a data center industry conference in the last year then you have no doubt heard large end users speak about how their facility has implemented evaporative cooling to lower their PUE and reduce their OPEX.  The embracing of evaporative cooling technology by the data center industry has been a great way for corporations […]
July 18, 2011

United Metal Products Featured on Data Center Knowledge

As data center owners have become more conscientious of the amount of energy being used by the cooling systems in their facilities many of them have begun implementing evaporative cooling.  In fact, one of the data center industry’s most well known reporters recently caught up with the executive team from United Metal and conducted an interview. To […]
June 7, 2011

Data Center Cooling: 6 Best Practices for Airflow Distribution in Mission Critical Facilities

One of the most important challenges to address in the mission critical space is the airflow distribution in the white space. The following are an adapted version of  the  best practices recommended by ASHRAE Technical Committee 9.9 in the mission critical space when it comes to airflow distribution: A proper analysis of the facility should be done […]
May 22, 2011

Data Center Cooling 101: Eight Steps for Fan Energy Efficiency in Data Centers

As more and more data centers, labs, and telecommunication facilities implement energy efficient cooling solutions such as evaporative cooling it is important to address the fan energy that is being used in the distribution equipment.  There are several best practices recommended by ASHRAE for energy optimization.  Below are eight of ASHRAE’s TC 9.9 recommendations for improving fan […]
May 15, 2011

The Data Center Standard for Indirect Cooling Solutions: The IRA

There is good news for data center owners, general contractors, consulting engineers, and mechanical contractors. United Metal Products has standardized a new line of indirect cooling solutions for data centers and other mission critical facilities.  This same type of technology has had the leading consulting engineers so intrigued that they have written entire articles on United Metal’s […]
May 12, 2011

A New ERA of Data Center Cooling Announced

Two weeks ago at the AFCOM National Conference in Las Vegas,  United Metal Products announced a super efficient cooling solution for data centers and other mission critical facilities.  The solution is known as the DC-ERATM. This energy saving cooling system has been specifically designed for the higher allowable cold aisle temperatures being applied in today’s Data Centers.   […]
May 9, 2011

Four Best Practices for Economizer Cycles in Data Centers

As United Metal has worked with end users and consulting engineers in designing data centers over the last few years they have become very familiar with the industry’s best practices.  While best practices do not help you make technological advances or gain a competitive edge over others they do ensure that your data center is taking advantage […]
February 8, 2011

Applying Air Side Economization Strategies in the Data Center

Over the last few years as companies have become more aware of the energy usage of their data centers, United Metal Products has been helping them to reduce their OPEX by designing and applying several different cooling solutions. One of the broader categories of systems designed for the mission critical facility by United Metal have been those […]