Gallaudet University Data Center

Owner: Gallaudet University

Electrical Contractor: Power Solutions LLC

Engineer: Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. (GPI)

Project: Mission Critical backup power for the Gallaudet University EMG Data Center in Washington, DC

Solution: MTU Onsite Energy 450kW and 200kW diesel gensets with ASCO transfer switches configured in parallel operation to achieve Tier II status.

Completed: 2015

Mission Critical backup power for the Gallaudet University EMG Data Center in Washington, DC

Gallaudet Technology Services (GTS) provides essential resources, end-user training and support for academic and administrative uses of technology at Gallaudet University and the Clerc Center.  

The Data Center in the Edward Miner Gallaudet Memorial Building (EMG) provides a physically secure environment for servers that store and manage Gallaudet University's most critical data, such as student records and financial information. 

Gallaudet University, federally chartered in 1864, is a bilingual, diverse, multicultural institution of higher education that ensures the intellectual and professional advancement of deaf and hard of hearing individuals through American Sign Language and English. Gallaudet maintains a proud tradition of research and scholarly activity and prepares its graduates for career opportunities in a highly competitive, technological, and rapidly changing world.

Curtis Engine provided the equipment and performed commissioning and testing of the system. 

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