Calculating air- condition size BTU’s for server room
Posted on 2004-04-20
I have to do some research to estimate the size of the air-condition unit for a server room
Does anybody know the difference between watt hours and watts ?
I think there’s 3.4 BTU's in a watt/hour. So 1000 watts is about 3400 BTU but thats the watts the air-condition consumes ? So what does (180 W or 614.3 BTU/hr) mean for Heat dissipation Specifications on a server and can I just add up BTU’s from all the server specs and come up with some close number ? So if all my servers add up to 15,000 BTU’s would a 15,000 BTU AC unit be OK ? I would appreciate anyone’s help or documents explaining this.
Thanks to all..