Case studies for the Data Centres & IT Services market

IPU Fuel Conditioning Case Study - Facilities Management

Protecting back up power for Facilities Management

IPU were called to a critical data centre near Chester after a critical power failure. During a power cut its generators stopped running after just 4 minutes. After investigation the client discovered water in their fuel tanks. Challenges faced A high water table and heavy rainfall meant the fuel tank manhole was full of water. This overwhelmed the sump pump and allowed water to enter the tank via a sheared dip cap. High levels of groundwater were also identified in the tank and diesel was…

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Diesel Defence prevents failure at vital bank data centre

IPU were contacted after the company’s five data centre sites were experiencing different levels of issues; from filters blocking, to difficulty with backup system start up and even unreliable running of generators. Challenges faced Fuel was highly contaminated with serious water contamination found in one tank and critical levels of particulate contamination in the other 4 tanks. Solutions delivered Tanks were cleaned to immediately remove the heavy particle and water contamination.…

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