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08/03/2020 Energy Assessment Workbook Featured

Excel-based workbook designed as a comprehensive field data collection tool to document observations, measurements, calculated metrics, and actions from data center assessments.

Office spreadsheet icon Assessment Workbook v2.0_FINAL_080320.xls
08/03/2020 Department of Energy(DOE) Energy Assessment Process Manual Featured

Manual provides formalized step-by-step instructions for conducting an energy assessment (before, during, and after the assessment).

PDF icon Process Manual DOE v2_080320.pdf
07/27/2020 Building the Business Case for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers Featured

The energy intensity of data centers means that energy efficiency improvements have the potential to deliver substantial energy (and monetary) savings to an organization.

PDF icon Building the business case for energy efficiency in data centers.pdf
07/23/2020 Building the Business Case for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers (Fact Sheet) Featured

This fact sheet describes the Center of Expertise's new resource - Building the business case for energy efficiency in your data center."

PDF icon Business Case Fact Sheet.pdf
06/08/2020 Better Buildings Summit 2020: Data Center Meetup Featured

Slide deck from the 2020 Better Buildings Summit Data Center Meetup (held virtually on 6/8/2020).

PDF icon Data Centers Meet Up Slide Deck.pdf
05/26/2020 Getting IT & Facilities Working Together as a Team Featured

Presentation slides from a 5/26 presentation to the DCOI Cloud & Infrastructure Community of Practice (C&I CoP).

PDF icon Getting IT & Facilities Working Together as a Team.pdf
05/21/2020 Opportunities for ESPCs in Data Centers (Webinar Slides) Featured

Slide deck from CoE's May 21st webinar - Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPC) Opportunities in Data Centers. This webinar presents an overview of opportunities for using energy saving performance contracts (ESPCs) as a

PDF icon Data Center ESPC Webinar-PPT.pdf
03/19/2020 Data Center Electrical Power Chain Tool Featured

This spreadsheet-based tool is designed to assess the potential savings from efficiency actions in the electrical power chain of a data center, including lighting.

To use the tool, users will need to input:

12/10/2019 Investing In Data Center Resilience Featured

Data centers are cornerstones of modern digital living. They often also are critical infrastructure, essential support for emergency response, health and governance.

PDF icon Designing and Managing Data Centers for Resilience, Summary Presentation (Dec. 3, 2019)
Webinar Recording: Designing and Managing Data Centers for Resilience
10/28/2019 CoE DCOI Fact Sheet Featured

In June 2019, The Office of Management & Budget (OMB) released updated guidance on the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI). OMB Memorandum M-19-19 rescinds and replaces OMB Memorandum M-16-19.

PDF icon LBNL CoE DCOI Fact Sheet_1-30.pdf
08/19/2019 Getting Started: Identifying and Assessing Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Your Data Center Featured

This slide deck was presented at the Energy Exchange 2019 pre-conference workshop "Getting Started: Identifying and Assessing Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Your Data Center" on August 19th, 2019. The workshop covers:

PDF icon EEx 2019 - Getting Started_ Identifying and Assessing Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Your Data Center_final.pdf
Getting Started: Identifying and Assessing Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Your Data Center
09/21/2020 ECBC 2017 Data Center User Guide

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the Confederation of Indian Industry – Indian Green Building Council developed this guide to aid data center developers, suppliers and operators in complying with the Energy Conservation Building Code of 2

09/15/2020 A Suite of Energy Assessment Tools (Webinar 1)

This first webinar in the four-part series will introduce the CoE's comprehensive energy toolkit with a brief tour through each component and its role in an energy assessment of a data center.

PDF icon Intro to the DC EE Toolkit_080420_final for release (2).pdf
09/07/2020 Electric Power Supply (Webinar 2 Slide Deck)

Slide deck from the second of CoE's four part webinar series.

PDF icon Power Chain Tool_091020_pub.pdf
08/11/2020 Everyone has a Data Center: How to be an Energy Champion for Yours

Slide deck from the Evertone has a Data Center: How to be an Energy Champion for Yours webinar.

PDF icon Everyone has a Data Center - Slide Deck.pdf
06/18/2020 Chilled Water Plant Design Guide PDF icon EDR_DesignGuidelines_CoolToolsChilledWater.pdf
06/05/2020 BREAK THROUGH Data Center Design: NetApp-Bangalore Campus PDF icon Data Centre_Presentation_NetApp.pdf
06/03/2020 Chiller Plant Efficiency PDF icon Design Brief_Chiller Efficiency.pdf
06/03/2020 2017 Energy Conservation Building Code PDF icon 2017 Energy Conservation Building Code (Nov. 2019 release)
05/06/2020 Reducing Energy Cost: Optimizing Performance through Energy Efficiency Best Practices

Presentation from DCOI's 5/6 Community of Practice webinar.

PDF icon DCOI May Meet 050620.pdf
04/16/2020 Sustainability & Environment Subgroup Webinar

Slide deck from the April 2020 Sustainability and Environment Subgroup (SESG).  Presentations made by Jeff Broughton (NERSC Deputy for Operations, LBNL), and Jim Rogers (Computing and Facilities Director for the National Center for Computational Science

PDF icon SESG Webinar April 2020.pdf
03/23/2020 Recalibrating global data center energy-use estimates

Data centers represent the information backbone of an increasingly digitalized world.

PDF icon Masanet_et_al_Science_2020.full_.pdf
01/21/2020 Improving UPS Efficiency Using "Eco-Mode"

Slide deck on UPS efficiency opportunities, presented at a Better Buildings webinar on 1/21/2020.


PDF icon UPS_Efficiency-Slide-deck.pdf
11/20/2019 HPC Energy Efficiency in the Exascale Era

Slide deck from the a Keynote delivered by Jeff Broughton (LBNL) at the energy efficiency workshop at the Super Compute 2019 conference.

PDF icon SC 2019 EE HPC Keynote V2.pdf
11/05/2019 New Horizons: Getting Back to Liquid Cooling

Amidst a backdrop of increasing computing demand, warm liquid cooling is among the cutting edge technologies that have emerged to lower energy bills and improve resiliency in data centers.

PDF icon 7x24LiquidCooling_New_Horizons.pdf