Cadbury

The temperature within Cadbury's data centre was rapidly increasing, it was imperative the room’s temperature was reduced immediately. Rapid’s reactive and emergency cooling service ensured considerable problems and costs were avoided.

A situation had arisen in Cadbury’s data centre due to failure of the fixed air conditioning system. The temperature within the data centre was rapidly increasing, it was imperative the room’s temperature was reduced immediately. 

The data centre was a sealed room located within the middle of Cadbury’s building complex. The room had no windows or false ceiling to enable hot air to be exhausted. Due to the size and location of the room, Rapid Climate Control advised and installed a 30kW chiller together with two 15kW air handling units and additional split units with 30 meters of chiller line. The chiller line had to be run through a removed grill in the data centre door as this needed to be kept closed. The lines continued through an adjoining room and then out through an open window to the external compression unit.

The cooling solution Rapid Climate Control installed quickly reduced the temperature within the room and enabled the data centre to function efficiently.

The breakdown occurred during an Easter weekend. This meant the urgent maintenance of the faulty air conditioning system couldn’t take place quickly enough. This could have caused failure or shut down of the data centre which holds all Cadbury and the entire Kraft group’s information within the UK. 

Rapid Climate Control’s reactive and emergency cooling service ensured considerable problems and costs were avoided.

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