Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Goodwin Hall, Virginia Tech’s 155,000 SF signature engineering building, houses several engineering schools in one shared interdisciplinary facility. This state-of-the-art academic facility focuses on undergraduates, with 40 highly specialized instructional and research laboratories to support hands-on problem solving and active learning for the Departments of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Engineering Education, and Mechanical Engineering. Goodwin Hall also includes the 300-seat Quillen Family Auditorium with off-campus satellite class hosting capabilities, eight large classrooms, a café, secluded study areas, a floating “Capsule” conference room and communications area, as well as 150 offices for faculty, staff, and graduate students.
The Mission Critical or Data Center market covers a broad spectrum of industries; social media, healthcare, financial, retail and many more. Every business needs to store data; whether owned or rented, the information and applications have to be housed somewhere. Data Centers come in all shapes and sizes, from a 1KW closet to an 80 MW Greenfield data center. The method in which these Data Centers are delivered has always included one key element; speed to market.
On Friday, April 24, Brian Lane, President of Comfort Systems USA, and Bill George, CFO of Custom Systems USA, presented Environmental Air Systems with two major awards.
EAS received the Outstanding Company Award, which is presented to the top companies within CSUSA that achieve excellence in safety, quality, and profit. EAS also received the Company of the Year Award, which is presented to the top company that achieved the best ratings in safety, quality, and profit.
EAS is one of 40 mechanical contractors that is in partnership with Comfort Systems USA, Inc.
EAS has acquired its third manufacturing facility, adding 95,000 square feet. The facility will be dedicated to Off Site Constructed (OSC) Data Centers and Specialized OSC Projects. The next Centercore Project now occupies the floor, which is a Phase 2/Day 2 build for this client.
Our exclusive look inside the new data centers of Fidelity, GM, Capital One, Equinix, ServiceNow, and Bank Of America shows the future of computing.
Fidelity keeps its options open
Fidelity Investments is set to open a state-of-the-art data center in Nebraska based on a design it has been working on for five years. Fidelity aims to use as much open source code and standardized Open Compute hardware as possible in its data center, along with its own proprietary “Click to Compute” server orchestration and management system. …
It is with great pleasure to announce EAS has been awarded “Quality Contractor of the Month” for the Baxter Program Covington site. Covington Georgia.
Environmental Air Systems employees with management accepted this challenge and with assistance from the Quality Control department have proven a team with 100 percent cooperation can achieve a goal of becoming a recognized force for quality product and installation in our industry.
Congratulations to Mr. Cyrus Fitzpatrick (Son of Mike Fitzpatrick – EAS High Point). Cyrus was one of the four children of employees that was awarded a CSUSA scholarship for 2014. The award is $10,000: $2,500 each year for four years, provided he maintains a certain GPA. He ranked 8th out of a class of 455 at Northwest Guilford High School with a cumulative GPA 5.20. Cyrus will be attending UNC Chapel Hill this fall majoring in biology and plans to pursue a career in physical therapy.
Fidelity Investments (CenterCore) – In June we first reported on Fidelity’s plans to commercialize its factory-built data center product, known as Centercore. The company is using the design to build out its own infrastructure, including portions of its data center project near Omaha, Nebraska.