Equinix Data Centre HK3-II

Faithful+Gould provided project management services on Equinix’s new data centre facility in Hong Kong. The project involved transforming a bare shell floor into a 30,000sqft data co-location area designed to meet Equinix’s International Business Exchange™ (IBX) standard. The HK3-II data hall is fitted out to accommodate an estimated 650 IT racks at an expected load of 3.1kw per rack.

Other features include:

  • 2 x 400RT Air Cooled Chiller System at roof level
  • 2N UPS System for Data Centres 2-DC-1 and 2-DC-3 (2 x 500kVA UPS) x 2 sets
  • 2N UPS System for Data Centres 2-DC-2 (3 x 500kVA UPS)
  • 2N Standby Rated Generators (4 x 2250kVA)
  • 1 x 2MVA Power Transformer
  • Long Lead Equipment (LLE) plant installed at roof level common area
  • Loading bay area on ground floor
  • Integration to the existing HV electrical system, fire alarm, and security system

To ensure the highest standards of safety and construction best practices, Faithful+Gould undertook frequent site inspections and safety audits alongside the registered site safety officer. The project was delivered on time, on budget and achieved LEED Gold certification.

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