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Tech Byte CIBSE Accredited CPD Webcast Series

We're bringing our CIBSE accredited Tech Byte CPD seminars directly to your home-offices covering our most popular power and thermal topics. Our seminars are designed for contractors, building service and consulting engineers wanting to deepen their knowledge of critical power, thermal technologies and data centre applications. These seminars will contribute to your CIBSE CPD requirement and following each seminar, all attendees will receive a CIBSE certified CPD certificate.

Addressing Data Centre Operational Challenges through Thermal Management Technologies

On demand reccording avaiable

Duration: 1 hour

Learning Outcome:

  • Overview of Thermal Management Technologies available for Mission Critical Applications.
  • Consideration of TC 9.9 ASHRAE guidelines and the impact on equipment selection.
  • The energy efficiency metric of data centres.
  • Overview of DX cooling solutions and free-cooling options
  • How to optimise chilled water solutions
  • Overview of indirect evaporative cooling solutions
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Lloyd Smith
Area Sales Manager - Thermal
Lloyd is an engineer with over 10 years of commercial experience in building services and manufacturing industries. Working for a variety of manufacturers in the HVAC world, from controls, VRF & heat pumps, ventilation & air distribution to critical cooling, Lloyd has the depth of experience working with mechanical consultants, contractors and end-users to deliver their visions. Lloyd is also passionate about pushing new innovative HVAC and energy-saving technologies to the market.
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Russell Bulley
Technical Support Manager EMEA Vertiv
Russell Bulley started as an apprentice electrician, rising through industrial electrical systems and engineering management. With a short spell in research and chip manufacturing, was followed by an extensive period within the UPS and M&E world of critical services. Well versed in the electrical and mechanical demands of exacting clients around the world, both from a service and supply aspect within old and new data centres Russell comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Earthing and Neutral Considerations

On demand recording available

Duration: 1 hour

Learning Outcome:

  • Example of Earthing systems used
  • Neutral and Earth Connection within UPS systems
  • How the type of installation will affect the operation of the UPS
  • How the Earth and Neutral connect to the UPS
  • How different topologies of UPS manage the Neutral
  • Transformer or transformer free UPS - how different topographies of UPS manage the Neutral
  • Possible solutions
  • Question and answer session to end
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Chilled Water – systems and data centre optimisation, intelligent platforms for optimum system control and tiers of availability in hydraulic systems

On demand recording available

Time: 10:00 AM British Summer Time

Duration: 1 hour

Learning Outcome:

  • Reaching optimum system control with indoor and outdoor units
  • Advantages of chilled water systems
  • The different solutions available: air-cooled, freecooling, adiabatic
  • The tiers of availability defined by the Uptime Institute
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Simon Galletti
Sales Team Leader - Thermal
Simon Galletti works as Sales Team Leader for Thermal at Vertiv in the UK. He is responsibile for projects from initial concept design through to commissioning in multi-megawatt data centres. After growing up in Venice, Simon moved to the United Kingdom to study Mechanical Engineering at the University of Surrey, from where he graduated in 2016
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Russell Bulley
Technical Support Manager EMEA Vertiv
Russell Bulley started as an apprentice electrician, rising through industrial electrical systems and engineering management. With a short spell in research and chip manufacturing, was followed by an extensive period within the UPS and M&E world of critical services. Well versed in the electrical and mechanical demands of exacting clients around the world, both from a service and supply aspect within old and new data centres Russell comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Battery Technology and Design Considerations

On demand recording available

Time: 10:00 AM British Summer Time

Duration: 1 hour

Learning Outcome:

  • Understanding of battery composition
  • Lead acid batteries
  • Recycling and maintenance strategies
  • Practical performance and design considerations
  • New battery technologies and pro's and con's of differing technologies
  • Question and answer session to end
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Direct Expansion – solutions and free cooling options

On demand recording available

Time: 10:00 AM British Summer Time

Duration: 1 hour

Learning Outcome:

  • The main components and technologies used
  • Analysing units such as outdoor condensers and floor mount units installed inside the data centre
  • The control philosophies to help maximise overall system efficiency.
  • The freecooling options available for DX solutions and how they help achieve system efficiency
  • Question and answer session to end
Register Now
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Lloyd Smith
Area Sales Manager - Thermal
Lloyd is an engineer with over 10 years of commercial experience in building services and manufacturing industries. Working for a variety of manufacturers in the HVAC world, from controls, VRF & heat pumps, ventilation & air distribution to critical cooling, Lloyd has the depth of experience working with mechanical consultants, contractors and end-users to deliver their visions. Lloyd is also passionate about pushing new innovative HVAC and energy-saving technologies to the market.
600x800-Russell_Bulley_302821_0.jpg
Russell Bulley
Technical Support Manager EMEA Vertiv
Russell Bulley started as an apprentice electrician, rising through industrial electrical systems and engineering management. With a short spell in research and chip manufacturing, was followed by an extensive period within the UPS and M&E world of critical services. Well versed in the electrical and mechanical demands of exacting clients around the world, both from a service and supply aspect within old and new data centres Russell comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience.

UPS Fundamentals – the history, basics, efficiency, installation requirements and batteries

Date:  Thursday, May 21, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM British Summer Time

Duration: 1 hour

Learning Outcome:

  • What is a UPS and what does it do
  • Technology history, making DC from AC
  • Semi-conductor speeds
  • Inside a IGBT's and digital control
  • The range of UPS and different topologies
  • Transformer or no transformer
  • Standards & CBEMA saving on infrastructure with modular
  • IT loads and leading power factor
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Adiabatic and Evaporative Cooling – basics of psychometric and solutions for data centre applications

Date:  Thursday, May 28, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM British Summer Time

Duration: 1 hour

Learning Outcome:

  • Definition to the main psychometric behind the technologies
  • Wet and dry bulb temperature and dew point
  • The available solutions for data centre applications
  • Controlling the freecooling units
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Simon Galletti
Sales Team Leader - Thermal
Simon Galletti works as Sales Team Leader for Thermal at Vertiv in the UK. He is responsibile for projects from initial concept design through to commissioning in multi-megawatt data centres. After growing up in Venice, Simon moved to the United Kingdom to study Mechanical Engineering at the University of Surrey, from where he graduated in 2016
600x800-Russell_Bulley_302821_0.jpg
Russell Bulley
Technical Support Manager EMEA Vertiv
Russell Bulley started as an apprentice electrician, rising through industrial electrical systems and engineering management. With a short spell in research and chip manufacturing, was followed by an extensive period within the UPS and M&E world of critical services. Well versed in the electrical and mechanical demands of exacting clients around the world, both from a service and supply aspect within old and new data centres Russell comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Generator Sizing and Installation Requirements – planning your installation

Date:  Thursday, June 4, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM British Summer Time

Duration: 1 hour

Learning Outcome:

  • Types of prime movers
  • How a four stroke engine works
  • Outputs from the engine
  • Peak lopping
  • G59 -Fire systems
  • Fuel systems
  • Emissions
  • Syncronising
  • Craneage requirements
  • Load bank testing
  • Maintenance
  • Pro's and con's of locating the generator inside or outside
  • Starting systems
  • Question and answer session to end
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