- Safi Bello
Facebook spends $1 billion on its coolest data center in Singapore
CNET -------- Facebook's first data center in Asia will be a new $1 billion building in Singapore. The 11-storey, 170,000 square meter Singapore Data Center is specifically designed for the country's humid weather, and features a new StatePoint Liquid Cooling system, which is designed to use water to cool the air as well as reduce water usage by up to 20 percent. Facebook also plans to power the center entirely with renewable energy -- and is working on expanding solar resources in the country. The building's facade will allow air to flow in and let people peek inside. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.