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June 25th, Site Visit…

At this point, most of the equipment is in place and I don’t think we are in for any big changes in how things look:
Server cabinets are on the floor and power is being run.

In the transport area you can see the fiber being spliced.

We are really getting there…

June 17th, Site Visit…

Lots happening now that all the equipment has arrived:
Pulling wire from the transformer into the electrical room.

Load banks for testing the generators.

Wiring up the generators.

CRAH units.

Some video of the work in the electrical room.  Pulling wires and removing breakers for testing.

June 12th, Site Visit…

The switchgear has arrived a week early and everyone is relieved it’s here…

Talk about a tight fit!

June 5th Site Visit…

We are picking up speed this week as the large equipment arrives…
Generators

Chillers

UPS and battery cabinets

Maintenance bypass switchgear and PDU’s

One of the NOC offices and some RPP’s

Late next week they will begin installing the floor tiles in the data center.  When that is complete I believe we will see some dramatic [...]

June 3rd Site Visit…

The cabinets have arrived and are temporarily staged on the north side of the building.

The chiller pipes are now insulated and the loop is complete.

The ceiling grid is about 75% installed.  Overhead lighting as well…

Tomorrow the chillers and UPS’s arrive, and the follwoing day the generators will be delivered.

May 29th Site Visit…

They are moving right along with the conduit installation and are ready to pour the concrete pads for the switchgear.

HVAC units for the electrical room, along with chiller pipes.  The pipes are now insulated.

How do you install 10,000 square feet of ceiling grid in about four hours?  Lots of guys wearing stilts.  And [...]

May 19th Site Visit…

Conduit running into electrical room

More conduit

Chiller pipes

Ductwork

Concrete pads for the generators

May 11th Pictures…

Chiller pipes are being welded, and four foot diameter ductwork hung from the ceiling

Trenching and conduit for generator power

NOC offices

May 6th…

Transformer

Concrete piers for chillers

On the left is the conduit for the switchgear, and then a picture of the general activity.   Those round tubes are the main ductwork for the HVAC.

Today’s Visit…

2000 square foot colo room

Concrete Cutting

Foundation for chiller units

Completed trenching for chiller pipes

Future concrete pads for the switchgear in the power room, and a birds eye view of the chiller pipe trench.