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AFCOM Data Center World Conference
April 3 - April 6
Steven Shapiro Presenting: ‘Best Practices of Design and Operation of a Data Center’ – April 6th Thursday, 10:45 – 11:45am | Room 502A
From site selection to regional & local code to mechanical and electrical systems, this presentation answers frequently asked questions on which best practice data center design and operation decisions most affect the reliability and energy efficiency of your current and future data center.
- General/Guideline Requirements
- Site Selection
- Building Construction
- Space Planning
- Physical Security
- Mechanical Systems
- Water and Plumbing
- Fire Protection
- Electrical Systems
- Facility Policies and Procedures
Data, Automation, Scale: Building and Managing the Data Center of the Future
Steven Shapiro, P.E., Mission Critical Practice Lead
Steven Shapiro has 30 years of experience providing adept services in the study, reporting, design, commissioning, development and management of reliable electrical distribution, emergency power, lighting and fire protection systems for critical facilities across North America and internationally. With over 4.5 million square feet of raised floor experience, 200 MW of UPS experience and 400 MW of generator experience, Steven’s efforts to share his knowledge and engage the industry has led to his authoring numerous technical articles and seminars as well as being invited as a regular speaker at major industry technical conferences.