Nortek’s CES Group Forms a New Data Center Products Group

Sep 10 2013

New Business Team Will Help Data Center Operators Achieve High Energy Efficiency Through Innovative Cooling Solutions

Eden Prairie, MN (September 10, 2013)—CES Group, LLC, a subsidiary of Nortek, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTK), and a leader and manufacturer of innovative custom and engineered solutions (CES) for heating, ventilating and cooling, has formed a Data Center Products Group focused on delivering innovative cooling technologies for data centers.

Led by Kris Holla, Chief Sales Officer and Vice President, Data Center Products for Nortek, the newly formed business team builds on CES Group’s more than two decades of experience installing systems in data centers and other mission critical facilities. Its product offerings deliver free cooling using 100 percent outside air, direct and indirect evaporative cooling, modular systems, chiller and modular chiller plants, computer room air handlers as well as server in-rack solutions for high density data centers.

Leveraging the patented CES Group FANWALL TECHNOLOGY®, many of these high density data center systems can further optimize performance and redundancy. Collectively, these innovative cooling technologies will optimize energy cost savings, increase uptime through reliable operation and simplify scalability to easily accommodate facility renovations or expansions.

“We know from our years of experience that data centers have unique requirements beyond those of other commercial buildings,” said Holla. “With our focus on custom cooling and ventilation solutions, we are experts at providing the exact system performance and configuration to meet a specific data center’s requirements.”

The Group’s data center product offerings include hardware, software and system integration components designed to support the strategic requirements of today’s most demanding data center providers. With innovative designs, hardware and software solutions for data center cooling technology, energy efficiency and infrastructure management, the Data Center Products Group brings expertise and experience to help achieve their customers’ operational goals.

For more information about CES Group products for data centers or about the Data Center Products team, contact

About Nortek and CES Group
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