SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF UNIFLAIR COOLING PORTFOLIO

Publishing Date: Nov 27, 2019

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PRESS RELEASE:  London, United Kingdom – Schneider Electric has this week announced that it is expanding its EcoStruxure Ready, Uniflair Chiller & Room cooling offerings.

EcoStruxure Ready and designed to work together as a system, the Uniflair Chiller and Room cooling solution delivers industry-leading PUE, low operating costs while maximising water and energy efficiency making it an ideal solution for large and hyperscale data centre environments.  Being EcoStruxure Ready enables remote monitoring and management anytime and anywhere.

The new Uniflair Extra Large Chiller leverages free-cooling to maximise system efficiency while the Uniflair Extra Large Room Cooling solution utilises extended water and air operating ranges to maximise cooling capacity. Combined they offer an industry-leading free cool operating mode at the highest ambient temperature resulting in 25 percent more efficiency than that of comparable data centre cooling systems on the market today.

“When designing large data centres for cloud and service providers, consultants and customers look for a comprehensive system that can efficiently provide continuous cooling operations during any time of year or under any condition while minimising the system capital expenses” said Benjamin Smith, vice president of Cooling, Schneider Electric. “This new Uniflair cooling solution combines both adiabatic free-cooling chillers and room cooling to get both by utilising a modular, flexible and efficient cooling technology.”

 Features and benefits include:

  • High system efficiency: Total free-cooling is achieved at higher ambient temperatures and seasonal efficiency is improved with its advanced adiabatic system with water recirculation capabilities. In addition, the system is capable of three operating modes – total free-cooling, mixed and total mechanical, all available with or without adiabatic cooling – to provide the best efficiency values for every condition.
  • Smaller, more flexible footprint: Air conditioning units provide 25 percent more capacity in the same occupancy, helping customers to optimise white space. Additionally, reduced compressor usage translates into smaller compressor sizing, minimising impact on electrical infrastructure.
  • Adaptable design and scalability: The cooling system is modularly designed to enable speedy deployment, as well as easy growth and configuration to match current and future business needs.

Schneider Electric provides this offer as an optimised all-in-one cooling system for cloud and service providers in Europe and Asia.  Click here to find out more about the Uniflair cooling solution and the entire EcoStruxure™ Ready Chiller & Room Cooling portfolio.

 About EcoStruxure™

EcoStruxure is Schneider Electric’s open, interoperable, IoT-enabled system architecture and platform. EcoStruxure delivers enhanced value around safety, reliability, efficiency, sustainability, and connectivity for customers. EcoStruxure leverages advancements in IoT, mobility, sensing, cloud, analytics, and cybersecurity to deliver Innovation at every level. This includes Connected Products, Edge Control, and Apps, Analytics & Services. EcoStruxure has been deployed in more than 480,000 sites, with the support of more than 20,000 system integrators and developers, connecting over 1.6 million assets under management through more than 40 digital services.

Click here for more information about EcoStruxure IT.

About Schneider Electric:

At Schneider, we believe access to energy and digital is a basic human right. We empower all to make the most of their energy and resources, ensuring Life Is On everywhere, for everyone, at every moment.

We provide energy and automation digital solutions for efficiency and sustainability. We combine world-leading energy technologies, real-time automation, software and services into integrated solutions for Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries.

We are committed to unleash the infinite possibilities of an open, global, innovative community that is passionate about our Meaningful Purpose, Inclusive and Empowered values.

For more information regarding Schneider Electric, please visit www.se.com/uk or contact Lavina Dsouza Tel: +44 (0) 7887 560218 / lavina.dsouza@Schneider-electric.com or contact your local representative.

Media Contact: Damien Wells, Spa Communications for Schneider Electric +44 (0) 1892 511413 / dwells@spacomms.com

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