DOE has partnered with industry to develop a Data Center Energy Practitioner (DCEP) certificate training program to accelerate energy savings in the dynamic and energy-intensive marketplace of data centers.
The DCEP program was defined, designed, and implemented by working closely with industry stakeholders. Presently there are more than 300 qualified Practitioners. Significant knowledge, training, and skills are required to perform accurate energy assessments in data centers. DCEPs will:
- Be qualified to identify and evaluate energy efficiency opportunities in data centers;
- Demonstrate proficiency in the use of DOE's DC Pro software tool suite;
- Address energy opportunities in electrical systems, air management, HVAC, and IT equipment;
- Meet academic/work experience requirements (pre-qualifications);
- Receive training on conducting data center assessments;
- Be required to pass an exam.
Property management companies, engineering consulting firms, service companies, data center operators, state energy agencies, and utilities will benefit from the expertise provided by DCEPs.
Download the DCEP Program Energy Training-Assessment Process Manual, June 2014, for administrative step-by-step instructions for conducting an energy assessment before, during, and after an on-site data center assessment. The manual also includes useful templates for assessments.
The DCEP Program is delivered by two Professional Training Organizations (PTOs): DC-Professional and CNet Training. The Program is also delivered by the DCEP Program Administrator: ANCIS Incorporated. For scheduled training events please contact firstname.lastname@example.org at DC-Professional, DMetcalf@cnet-training.com at CNet Training, or email@example.com at ANCIS Incorporated.
|October 27, 2014||New York||$1,firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Specialist||October 28-29, 2014||New York||$2,email@example.com|
|Generalist + Specialist||October 27-29, 2014||New York||$2,firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Generalist||November 17, 2014||San Francisco||$1,email@example.com|
|Specialist||November 18-19, 2014||San Francisco||$2,firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Generalist + Specialist||November 17-19, 2014||San Francisco||$2,email@example.com|
|Specialist||December 4-5, 2014||Chicago||$2,firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Generalist||December 10, 2014||New York||$1,175||DMetcalf@cnet-training.com|
|Specialist||December 11-12, 2014||New York||$2,175||DMetcalf@cnet-training.com|
|Generalist + Specialist||December 10-12, 2014||New York||$2,500||DMetcalf@cnet-training.com|
|Generalist||December 15, 2014||Dallas||$1,175||DMetcalf@cnet-training.com|
|Specialist||December 16-17, 2014||Dallas||$2,175||DMetcalf@cnet-training.com|
|Generalist + Specialist||December 15-17, 2014||Dallas||$2,500||DMetcalf@cnet-training.com|
|Generalist||April 22, 2015||Atlanta||$1,175||DMetcalf@cnet-training.com|
|Specialist||April 23-24, 2015||Atlanta||$2,175||DMetcalf@cnet-training.com|
|Generalist + Specialist||April 22-24, 2015||Atlanta||$2,500||DMetcalf@cnet-training.com|
|Generalist||April 27, 2015||Denver||$1,175||DMetcalf@cnet-training.com|
|Specialist||April 28-29, 2015||Denver||$2,175||DMetcalf@cnet-training.com|
|Generalist + Specialist||April 27-29, 2015||Denver||$2,500||DMetcalf@cnet-training.com|
Data Center Energy Practitioners
See the file below for an updated list of DCEP Program Developers, Instructors, and Practitioners. The file contains information about Level I Practitioners (Generalists) and Level II Practitioners (Specialists). All completed training on performing energy assessments in data centers and passed exams demonstrating their proficiency in the use of select tools in the DC Pro software tool suite (Profiling Tool + Air Management Assessment Tool).