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Six Environmental Concerns for Data Centers
What specific environmental concerns pose red flags for data centers? Are any tolerable for data centers?
 

Brian Oley, Vice President of Mission Critical Solutions, Jones Lang LaSalle
While all environmental concerns are usually considered, there are six primary environmental concerns to data center users on an aggregate level: seismic, thunderstorms, snowfall, tornadoes, hurricanes, and wind. Every user will weigh one or more of these components higher than another. Therefore, it is safe to assume that all aforementioned concerns pose red flags in finding the best place to locate or build a data center. Once you have located a specific market or a specific site within that market that meets your data center needs, there are additional environmental concerns that may arise which will pose red flags in the data center site selection process. Said concerns most commonly evolve around flood plain issues, for example, and can be easily remedied, ideally before the site specific due diligence commences.
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