Site: Spectrum Charlotte National Data Center

Company: Charter Communications (Spectrum)
Metro: Charlotte
State: North Carolina
Country: United States
Region: North America
Region: Americas
Region: World
Total Building SqFt: 178,000
Gross SqFt: 96,000
Usable SqFt: 48,000
Total Power: ??? NN
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This $82 million dollar National Data Center was originally built by Time Warner Cable and is a 178,000 square foot facility that includes 1,600 racks of technical equipment and four 12,000 square foot data halls. The second facility is a four-story, 103,500 square foot administrative office building. In support of TWC’s green initiative, both buildings will seek Silver LEED certification.

  • Mechanical plant consists of six 300 ton York Air-Cooled Chillers on Day 1. At ultimate build there will be 14 of the 300 ton chillers, providing enough capacity to cool over 2,000 homes
  • The generator plant consists of four 500 KW Generators with ultimate design of eight 2500 kW generators or enough power for over 10,000 homes.
  • One of the four generator assemblies weighs 253,000 pounds which is slightly less than its 256,000 pound foundation
  • There is the equivalent of 6,336,000 AA batteries on site.
  • There are 26,000 linear feet of precast concrete members, which if placed end to end would span roughly five miles
  • There are 20,023 linear feet of micropiles which equates to 655,000 pounds or the weight of twelve diesel engine generators
  • The chilled water system holds 87,279 gallons which is equal to ten large tanker trunks
  • There is 20,000 linear feet of caulking on the curtain wall system
  • There are roughly 2.5 miles of mechanical and plumbing piping which could span around the campus three times.
  • There were 12,900 yards of concrete poured for the project which equates to 50 miles of a 4’ sidewalk
  • There were 219,000 linear feet of conduit installed of which 132,000 feet is underground.
  • There were 1,316,000 linear feet of wiring

Map and Nearby Locations:

7910 Crescent Executive Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217

SITES within 15 miles of Spectrum Charlotte National Data Center

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Distance Site name SqFt MW
1.27 miles Flexential Charlotte 1, 2, 3 33,600 2.50
2.10 miles First Data Charlotte
2.16 miles TierPoint Charlotte 4 20,000 0.90
2.16 miles ScaleMatrix Charlotte
2.17 miles Mapletree: 1805 Center Park
2.53 miles TierPoint Charlotte: Rose Lake 1.00
2.55 miles Level3 Charlotte (4021 Rose)
2.56 miles Altos Charlotte NC
2.60 miles NaviSite Charlotte 18,068 1.60
2.60 miles Tier.Net Charlotte

Dramatic photo of the Time Warner Cable Facility in Charlotte
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Meeting Room
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Cooling Infrastructure
There are 219,000 linear feet of conduit installed in the facility
Data Center Floor