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Deerns’ Innovative Path to Green

The Hague, 14 March, 2024. Deerns is transforming data centres with the introduction of our new consultancy service: Sustainable Data Centre Design and Retrofitting.

In the ever-evolving digital world, data centres are the backbone of our digital infrastructure, powering everything from cloud computing to artificial intelligence (AI) applications. As these facilities consume significant energy, the push towards sustainability has never been more critical.

At Deerns, we’re pioneering the path towards greener futures with our new specialised consultancy services: Sustainable Data Centre Design and Retrofitting. Our approach captures the potential of High-Density Computing (HDC) and AI, and integrates the Data Centre Maturity Policy.

Here’s where we’re making a difference

Deerns’ Sustainable Data Centre Design and Retrofitting consultancy service unfolds across four foundational pillars, each meticulously designed to foster unparalleled efficiency, sustainability, and technological progression:

  1. Sustainability and Efficiency: We’re committed to diminishing energy use and carbon emissions, championing the shift towards renewable energy, and advocating for prudent resource management.
  2. Technology and Innovation: Our cutting-edge services embrace HDC and leverage AI for operational excellence, all the while ensuring that infrastructure is primed for the future.
  3. Compliance and Standards: Our aim stretches beyond meeting standards; we pursue top-tier LEED/BREEAM certification and align closely with the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED), promoting transparency in our environmental endeavours.
  4. Community and Ecosystem Integration: We see the broader picture, encouraging waste heat reuse, nurturing partnerships for innovation, and leading educational efforts on sustainable practices within the industry.

Our new consultancy service is more than just a service offering; it’s a commitment to a greener, more efficient future. Our approach encompasses:

  • The Deerns Data Centre Maturity Policy: In response to the urgent need for data centres that harmonise operational efficiency with environmental responsibility, Deerns proudly unveils our consultancy services anchored in the innovative Energy Efficiency Data Centre Maturity Policy. This comprehensive framework is our blueprint for transitioning data centres from traditional, energy-intensive facilities to sustainable, future-oriented powerhouses.
  • Elevating Sustainability in Data Centres: Our holistic strategy transcends mere carbon footprint reduction. It’s about forging data centres that are not only environmentally friendly but also robust, reliable, and ahead of technological curves. From optimising MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing) designs to embracing LEED standards and EED mandates, our consultancy endeavours to deliver solutions that are both green and cutting-edge.
  • Revolutionising with HDC and AI: The ascent of HDC and AI demands more from data centres, pushing the boundaries of data processing and storage. At Deerns, we’re pioneering the integration of these technologies into data centre designs, ensuring that they bolster efficiency and performance while adhering to the strictest sustainability standards. Our expert designs tackle the thermal and power challenges of HDC, guaranteeing optimal performance with minimal environmental impact.
  • A Commitment to Standards and Sustainability: Our dedication to sustainability is evidenced by our quest for LEED/BREEAM certification and adherence to the EED’s rigorous requirements. These benchmarks guide our designs towards energy efficiency, renewable energy integration, water usage optimisation, and minimised environmental impact, laying the groundwork for every project we undertake.
  • Tailored Solutions for Every Challenge: We recognise the unique nature of each data centre’s challenges and opportunities. Whether it’s crafting a new facility or retrofitting an existing one, Deerns collaborates closely with clients to customise solutions that align with their specific needs. Our comprehensive approach ensures that every facet of the data centre contributes to overarching sustainability objectives.

Join the Green Revolution with Deerns

At Deerns, we’re more than just consultants – we’re partners in your sustainability journey. Contact us today to learn how we can transform your data centre into a beacon of sustainability.

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Ian Carlisle

Sector Director Data Centre