Data center cooling

Energy efficient cooling is critical to building more sustainable data center operations. Alfa Laval has been a trusted partner to the IT industry for decades, working with customers to design reliable, environmentally friendly data center cooling systems. With 80+ years’ experience in thermal technology, we offer expertise to enable new opportunities for free cooling and energy savings in server cooling systems of all sizes, all around the globe.

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Keys to sustainable data center cooling

  • Advanced plate heat exchanger data center cooling technology that minimizes the need for traditional mechanical cooling
  • Unique data center cooling solutions that maximize efficiency for minimized energy consumption and environmental impact
  • A wide range of data center solutions to boost sustainability by taking advantage of free cooling and heat recovery opportunities
  • Innovations for improving reliability and serviceability help you maximize uptime and simplify maintenance
  • Third-party AHRI certification offers confident assurance of a heat exchanger’s thermal performance


data center center cooling overview

1. Cooling tower interchanger

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2. Free cooling with water

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3. Free cooling with air

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4. Heat recovery

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5. Liquid cooling

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6. Edge data centers

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More sustainable, efficient and cost-effective data centers

Liquid cooling can help data centers save up to 30% of their cooling energy costs, while reducing their overall environmental impact. Plus, more efficient cooling can allow for increased rack density, so data centers can make more revenue per square foot. Lower costs and higher revenue? It’s possible. Let our guide to driving data center cost savings with energy management technology show you how.

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Protecting and enabling greener solutions

On average, as much as 40% of a data center's power consumption goes toward cooling the servers. Fortunately, the technology to make these data center cooling systems more energy efficient and reliable already exists. Watch this video to learn about the potential for increased sustainability with Alfa Laval's next-generation plate heat exchangers for data centers.

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Do you need BIM files?

Heat exchangers from Alfa Laval are now available in the digital infrastructure for BIM objects. Preview and download building information modelling (BIM) files for your heat transfer solutions.

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Efficient and reliable data center cooling technology

Only Alfa Laval offers a full range of heat transfer technology for data center HVAC with performance certification from the independent Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). This gives you confident assurance of efficient performance, but the equipment is just the beginning. Find out how we can work with you from day one to make sure your data center cooling system will deliver reliable, long-term sustainability.

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Gasketed plate-and-frame heat exchangers

Alfa Laval’s next generation of industrial gasketed plate heat exchangers sets new standards of thermal efficiency, mechanical reliability and ease of serviceability. It is the key to more sustainable data center cooling methods.

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Brazed and fusion bonded plate heat exchangers

Alfa Laval has the market’s most comprehensive line of brazed plate heat exchangers, with a range of solutions optimized for today’s more sustainable, natural refrigerants. Discover how you can benefit from ‘more with brazed’.

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Cylindrical filter baskets

Alfa Laval offers a range of automatically self-cleaning filters and strainers, used to protect heat exchangers in cooling systems from clogging, fouling and corrosion. Reduce the risk of unplanned downtime and prolong service intervals.

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