liquid cooling

Robert B Heckendorn heckendo at
Fri Apr 26 03:04:12 EDT 2002

> Interesting idea -- I actually used the idea as an exercise in class last
> semester - as a (obviously extreme) exercise in facilities management. Point
> was to get them to think about all the infrastructure we often take for
> granted..
> As far as selling the heat generated by our systems... A co-generation
> facility off of the computer room? (Hmm.. Maybe, for some of our bigger
> beowulfs..) But if your campus buildings have steam heating, well, there
> might be something to it..

The best idea we heard was to use the waste heat from the beowulf
to heat the university swimming pool.  :-)

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| heckendo at                   | species on the planet but
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