After a painful two-year price war with The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), the worst may finally be over for the American oil and gas industry. 2016 was one of the most difficult years for the U.S. domestic oil and natural gas industry, but 2017 seems to be taking a positive turn as the […]Continue Reading →
Are You Considering Container-based or Modular Data Centers for Your Data Needs? Here are Seven Differences You Need to Know First.
The evolution of data center design has shifted from the traditional solution: expanding floor space to accommodate increased IT needs, to smaller component-based solutions. The two main component-based options are container-based and prefabricated modular (PFM) solutions. Container-based data centers were the first generation of PFM data centers. Typically built using an ISO (International Standards Organization) […]Continue Reading →
HISTORY OF DATA CENTERS Since the late 1990s, when data centers became mainstream, to now, companies struggle with: Building their own data centers from the ground up Leasing space in an existing data center Buying or leasing an existing building and renovating it Each of these options comes with some drawbacks. Companies that build their […]Continue Reading →
Steel canopies are durable, attractive, versatile and offer a convenient way to create a sheltered space. They can also provide significant cost savings as they only require concrete piers rather than full concrete slabs. Steel canopies can be built as freestanding structures or as add-ons to existing buildings and have a variety of uses. Why […]Continue Reading →
By: Rob Parkhurst, RK Electrical Service Manager When you compare light-emitting diode (LED) lights to conventional lighting methods, you’ll find that LEDs are the smartest solution. LED light bulbs bring together positive and negative charges to create energy which is then released in the form of light. The result is a fast source of light […]Continue Reading →
Working outside during the winter can leave construction workers susceptible to hypothermia, frostbite or trench foot, a decaying of the feet due to prolonged cold and wet conditions. In extreme cases, workers without proper personal protection equipment can also suffer shock that could even lead to death. Not only do workers need to stay warm […]Continue Reading →