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Use this table to calculate the cooling capacity you need in a portable air conditioner for your server room or computer room.
|Area to Be Cooled
|100 to 150||5,000|
|150 to 250||6,000|
|250 to 300||7,000|
|300 to 350||8,000|
|350 to 400||9,000|
|400 to 450||10,000|
|450 to 550||12,000|
|500 to 700||14,000|
|700 to 1000||18,000|
If the room is heavily shaded, reduce capacity by 10%.
If the room is very sunny, increase capacity by 10%.
If more than two people regularly occupy the room, add 600 Btu/Hr for each additional person.
If the unit is for a kitchen, increase capacity by 4,000 Btu/Hr.
For each server add 1200-1500 BTU's.
For each UPS add 800-1000 BTU's.
Cooling can be a factor of heat, space, and amount of heat generating equipment in a room. Cooling is expressed in BTU's or British Thermal Units. Air conditioning equipment is usually expressed in tons, i.e., a one ton air conditioner. One ton of air conditioning is equal to 12,000 BTU's.
Provided for informational purposes only, and results are not to be construed other than as recommendations.
A room that is 10' x 10' x 8' is 800 cubic feet. 800 cubic feet multiplied by a factor of 5 cubic feet for computers, servers, etc., equals 4,000 BTU's.
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