A Study on the Improvement of the Water Source Energy Distribution Regulation for High Efficient Data Center Cooling System in Korea

데이터센터 냉방시스템 고효율화를 위한 국내 수열에너지 보급 제도 개선에 관한 연구

  • Cho, Yong (K-water Institute, Korea Water Resources Corporation) ;
  • Choi, Jong Min (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hanbat National University)
  • 조용 (한국수자원공사 K-water 연구원) ;
  • 최종민 (한밭대학교 기계공학과)
  • Received : 2021.07.31
  • Accepted : 2021.08.19
  • Published : 2021.09.01


In this study, the current regulation of the water source energy, one of the renewable energy, was analyzed, and the improvement plan for the high efficient data center cooling system was suggested. In the improvement plan, the design and construction guidelines of the water source energy system permit to adopt the cooling and heating system with or without heat pump. In addition, it should also include the system operated in the cooling mode only all year-round. The domestic test standards to consider the water source operating conditions should be developed. Especially, it is highly recommended that the test standards to include the system with forced cooling and free cooling modes related with the enhanced data center cooling system adopting the water source energy.



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