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Installing Electrical Whips

Author: Darain Dillion Good Whips Bad Whips Many people think installing electrical whips in a mission critical space is a trivial task.  At TechSite, we disagree.  We feel it is important to take every task done in your mission critical space seriously.  With that in mind, below are some guidelines to use when installing power whips in your mission...

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Ron Partin Presents at the PMI Central Ohio Chapter Meeting

Last Thursday, June 21, Ron Partin gave a presentation on Risk Management in Mission Critical Maintenance and Construction to the Project Management Institute Central Ohio Chapter at the Ohio State Fawcett Center. There was over 40 local PMI members in attendance.  PMI is the World’s leading project management organization with over 500k members from all over the globe, with over 280...

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TechSite Recognized as AEP Ohio Energy Solution Provider

TechSite has recently been named an AEP Ohio Energy Solution Provider.  The AEP Ohio Data Center Program helps data center owners and operators gain access to these opportunities by incentivizing data center energy efficiency through financial incentives that flow straight to the bottom line. If you are looking at an energy savings project, TechSite can perform a Green Studies project to...

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Jackie Kershaw and Frank Jenkins Present at the Lima 2015 Tech Conference

April 16, 2015- TechSite’s Vice President, Jackie Kershaw and Senior Electrical Engineer Frank Jenkins co-presented at the LRITA 2015 Tech Conference in Lima Ohio. The session explored Arc Flash, OSHA Requirements and the Effect on Data Centers. In addition, the presentation described the electrical risks that occur with energized work and outline the current NFPA requirements. Frank...

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TechSite to be the Keynote Speaker at the Central Ohio AFCOM Chapter Meeting

The Association for Data Center Professionals AFCOM, the leading association of data center and facilities management professionals, is a dynamic community providinga forum for discussion, learning and problem-solving. This month, OhioHealth is hosting the central Ohio AFCOM  meeting and Data Center tour. We are pleased to announce that TechSite will be the keynote speaker for this event....

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Jim Schrader Featured in 2014 State of the Industry - Technology Edition

Jim Schrader, President of TechSite, was among those featured when the Clark Schaefer Hackett firm gathered a select few recently named “People to Know in Technology”.  According to the article, these technology leaders are recognized as the most influential in Central Ohio illuminated the universal trends, challenges and opportunities seen nationally across the sector today.  From...

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Jim Schrader in 'People to Know in Technology'

Once a month, Columbus Business First puts the spotlight on 20 individuals from Central Ohio who are front and center in their industries. From health care to finance to technology and many industry sectors in between, the focus will be on Central Ohioans deeply engaged in their work and leading their companies and communities – people with whom you should get acquainted. The mid-January...

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New Test Laboratory Design Completed

TechSite has had an exciting opportunity to work with one of the world's leading data center equipment manufacturers. In late 2013 they hired TechSite to assist  in developing an expansion for one of their Thermal Test Laboratories. This new facility expansion will have a data center configuration. It will allow them to fully simulate a variety of data center heat profiles to evaluate...

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TechSite Ranked in Top Ten Again

Columbus Business First held their "Best Places to Work in Central Ohio" awards program on Nov. 12 at the Hyatt Regency by the Greater Columbus Convention Center.  TechSite was nominated again for 2013's class and finished in the Top Ten for our size division.  The Best Places to Work program is open to any company or organization with a Central Ohio office with at least 10 full-time...

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Non-Profit Office Building Electrical Renovation

TechSite has been awarded a project to redesign the main electrical distribution in a 50 year old campus office building.  The building's owner, a non-profit information service organization, has used TechSite as its primary data center engineer since 2011.  Utilizing our data center design experience, TechSite engineers have come up with an innovative method of refeeding the existing...

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TechSite adds a Second ATD

During the 2013 Uptime Institute /451Group Symposium in May, a second TechSite engineer received training and passed the testing to be an Accredited Tier Designer (ATD).  The Accredited Tier Designer program was initiated by the Uptime Institute in 2009 to offer a higher level of training  to engineers involved in the design of Mission Critical, high availability facilities. The class...

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Jim Schrader Featured in Columbus Business First

The business has experienced steady growth since 2001, going from three to 21 employees responsible for the design/build of data centers in eight countries and 23 states......

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New Design Project for Control Center in Kentucky

TechSite has just been awarded a mission critical solutions project for a new control center facility in Kentucky. This ground-up project will incorporate our full design, construction administration and commissioning offerings. To fully support this effort, TechSite will head a multidisciplinary team which will include Architectural, Structural, Civil and Control Room firms. Design is scheduled...

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TechSite Nominated Again

Business First announced the nominees for their 2012 Best Places to Work in Central Ohio.  TechSite made the list again for 2012 (Yay Team!).  The Business First Best Places to Work Program recognizes the top companies in Central Ohio based on workplace satisfaction surveys.  TechSite actively works to encourage and nurture its team members.  We have participated in (and...

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Jim Schrader Presents at Industry Conference

On November 14, 2012, Jim Schrader co-presented with John Berendzen of Fox Architects at the Data Center Users Group (DCUG) meeting in Orlando Florida. The topic of the presentation was 'Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Versus Data Center Best Practices'. TechSite and Fox have collaborated on multiple projects including a recent LEED Gold certified data center. Part of the...

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