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Data Center Design Fundamentals

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Class Description

Data Center Design Fundamentals Course

BICSI recognizes 20 CEC’s upon successful completion of this BEI Construction / Tier 4 Training Course.

CECs are awarded to existing credential holders only.

The Tier 4 Training Data Center Design Fundamentals Course Certificate is a full 2-day course that provides an in-depth review of best practices involved in designing data centers. In this course, you will review the critical steps and considerations for developing a data center design, from determining reliability and redundancy needs prior to site selection, through the process of designing critical infrastructure systems. All major facets of the data center design process are covered, with emphasis given to electrical, HVAC, telecommunications cabling, automation and control systems.

For More Information about the DCDC Certification visit:

BICSI Data Center Design Consultant (DCDC) | BICSI

Topics Covered Include:
• Data centers and the design process
• Risk, reliability and class rankings
• Site location
• Building specifications
• IT equipment and aisle layout
• Computer room layout and design
• Data center electrical systems
• Data center cooling
• Data center telecommunications and cabling
• Data center security and fire protection
• Automation and control systems
• Green data centers
• Commissioning and maintenance planning

Required Class Material
The CURRENT BICSI Data Center Design Fundamentals Best Practices Standard is the only required class material. It can be purchased directly from BICSI and is not included in the cost of the class. Please visit the BICSI website to purchase this book here.

About the Instructor



As a world class speaker and trainer for over 21 years, Dave Sanders has successfully authored and maintained multiple Professional Education Classes. Dave brings this wealth of knowledge and experience to Tier 4 Training as the Director of Education. Dave is an International Instructor of the Year and Telecommunications Speaker of the Year. He has successfully taught several hundred BICSI RCDD’s. Dave employs the mantra “leave no man behind” in his classes and his work. He shows his students, audiences, customers and co-workers how to make every Mission Possible.

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Dave Sanders

BEI Construction | Tier4 Training


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