Franklin Lakes, NJ: September 8th, 2008 – Peter Sacco, president of PTS Data Center Solutions, is featured in’s article entitled, “Hot-Aisle/Cold Aisle Containment Stokes Fire-Code issues”. The article published September 5th, 2008, focuses on how hot-aisle/cold-aisle design can be vulnerable to violating fire codes that require detection and prevention devices throughout the room when isolating hot and cold air streams.

Sacco, an expert in the data center industry quotes: “In short, there is no good fire suppression methodology for inside rack containment systems. For that purpose, coupled with temperature variance in a hot aisle, we choose to do it in different ways” Sacco also comments on the importance of being in line with local fire authorities, he quotes, “Many people do it and manufacturers are manufacturing the pieces, but the local inspector is the final authority. If the local inspector doesn’t realize what’s going on, the whole job might not be compliant.”

Other experts in the data center industry we’re featured for their knowledge of hot-aisle/cold-aisle design, including William Tschudi, a project manager at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Rob Menuet, a mechanical engineer at the Uptime Institute, and Bob Seese, chief Data Center architect at Advanced Data Centers.

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About Peter Sacco

Peter Sacco is the founder and President of PTS Data Center Solutions. Pete has a BSEE and has been involved in the data center/computer room industry for over 10 years.

About PTS Data Center Solutions

Founded in 1998, PTS Data Center Solutions is a data center design firm and turnkey solutions provider, offering a broad range of project experience, specializing in designing data centers, computer rooms and technical spaces that integrate ‘best-of-breed’, critical infrastructure technologies and result in continuously available, scalable, redundant, fault-tolerant, manageable and maintainable mission critical environments. PTS continues to set the standard for intelligent pre-planning with streamlined results by tailoring data center cooling systems to the specific needs of your space and equipment. To learn more, visit the company’s website at

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