The new Australian Bureau of Meteorology building, located on the western fringe of Melbourne’s central business district, includes a purpose-built supercomputer facility, the National Meteorological Library, Research Centre, Training Centre and work place for more than 800 scientists, engineers, IT and management support specialists, meteorological students and administration staff.
Excessive build up of heat in the underground car park soffit, radiating to the supercomputer and communication facility above. By itself the air conditioning system could not redress this imbalance.
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