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Date Title Files and Links
08/01/2017 Energy Assessment Worksheet Featured

Excel-based worksheet to document metrics, actions, and measurements from data center assessments. It is recommended that users first use the DC Pro tool before using this worksheet.

Office spreadsheet icon AssessmentWorksheetdraft_Final.xls
06/27/2017 Data Center Air Management Estimator Featured

The NEW Data Center Air Management Estimator is a simplified version of the Air Management Tool that uses the same engine. The input options in this tool have been reduced in favor of increased clarity. 

 

Office spreadsheet icon AM Estimator Version 1-0.xls
04/05/2017 Department of Energy(DOE) Energy Assessment Process Manual Featured

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

PDF icon Process Manual DOE v1.9 (3-31-2017).pdf
03/29/2017 Small Data Centers, Large Energy Savings(Presentation) Featured

Slides from Steve Greenberg's webinar on Saving Energy in Your Small Data Centers.

PDF icon Small Data Centers, Large Energy Savings Presentation03292017.pdf
03/27/2017 Small Data Centers, Big Energy Savings Featured

The purpose of this brief guide is to present opportunities for small data center owners and operators that generally make sense and do not need expensive assessment and analysis to justify.

PDF icon Small Data Centers, Big Energy Savings.pdf
03/27/2017 Humidity Control in Data Centers Featured

This report reviews the evolution of humidity control in data centers and makes recommendations on how to meet the current humidity control requirements in an energy-efficient manner. Guidance on the use of evaporative cooling is also provided.

PDF icon Humidity Control in Data Centers.03242017.pdf
02/22/2017 DCEP Program Developers, Instructors, and Practitioners Featured

List of developers, instructors, and generalists for the DCEP program.

PDF icon DCEP_LIST_Updated 02222017.pdf
02/07/2017 Data Center Metering and Resource Guide Featured

Guide intends to help data center owners and operators implement a metering system that allows their organizations to gather the necessary data for effective decision-making and energy-efficiency improvements.

PDF icon DataCenterMeteringandResourceGuide_02072017.pdf
01/19/2017 Energy Efficiency Assessment Report Template Featured

Word template for a data center energy efficiency assessment report that can easily be tailored to actual site data. 

File AssessmentReportTemplate01192017.docx
10/17/2016 CEE Data Centers and Business IT Program Summary Featured

The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE)'s Data Centers and Business IT Program Summary provides a downloadable Excel spreadsheet of the data center incentives that CEE members offer.

Link to download list of incentives
06/01/2016 United States Data Center Energy Usage Report Featured

This report estimates historical data center electricity consumption back to 2000, relying on previous studies and historical shipment data, and forecasts consumption out to 2020 based on new trends and the most recent data available.

PDF icon DataCenterEnergyReport2016.pdf
02/11/2016 Data Center Master List of Energy Efficiency Actions Featured

Comprehensive list of recommended efficiency actions for data centers. The Master list also feeds into our Data Center Profiler (DC Pro) tool to provide tailored recommendations for improvement.

PDF icon DCProMasterList02112016.pdf
11/20/2015 Example Data Center Energy Efficiency Assessment Report Featured

Data center energy efficiency assessment completed for an anonymous federal agency (Agency X) using the Center of Expertise's assessment template.

PDF icon Example_DC_EE_Assessment.pdf
07/25/2014 Data Center Energy Efficiency Measurement Assessment Kit Guide and Specification (Rev. 2014) Featured

The purpose of this document is to empower data center owners and operators with information on the importance of energy assessments and provide structured guidance for conducting them.

PDF icon Wireless mesh sensor guide-Mahdavi- July 2014.pdf
04/11/2014 Data Center Air Management Tool (v.1.18) Featured

The Data Center Air Management Tool was developed to accelerate energy savings in data centers without affecting the thermal IT equipment environment by assessing the data center air-management status. 

Office spreadsheet icon Air Management Tool v1.18 (11-11-14) Distribution.xls
03/03/2014 PUE: A Comprehensive Examination of the Metric Featured

Document that allows executives to gain a high level of understanding of the concepts surrounding PUE, while providing in-depth application knowledge and resources to those implementing and reporting data center metrics.

PDF icon The Green Grid - Examination of PUE
09/14/2017 Presentation: Federal Utility Partnership for Data Centers

Presentation slides from a September 14th, 2017 webinar. The webinar provided an overview of the Center of Expertise for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers' resources available to utilities and outline a strategy for U.S.

PDF icon Utility Partnerships Webinar Slides Sept-13-17.pdf
09/12/2017 Utility Energy Efficiency Program Design: Server Room Assessments and Retrofits

This paper presents a suite of programs and services to help utilities capture the market opportunity of energy savings in data centers.

PDF icon Utility Energy Efficiency Program Design.pdf
09/12/2017 UNDERSTANDING AND DESIGNING ENERGY-EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS FOR DATA CENTERS

The U.S.

PDF icon Understanding and Designing Energy Efficiency Programs for Data Centers.pdf
08/21/2017 Presentation: Practical Considerations for Metering and Power Usage Effectiveness

Slides from Dale Sartor's August 17, 2017 presentation on metering and Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) while participating in FEMP's Energy Exchange Data Center Panel.

PDF icon Sartor Metering and PUE EExchange.pdf
08/21/2017 Energy-Savings Opportunities in Small Data Centers

Slides from Steve Greenberg's August 17th, 2017 presentation during FEMP's Energy Exchange Data Center Panel. 

PDF icon SmallDataCenterPresentation.Greenberg.EnergyExchange.17Aug2017.pdf
08/14/2017 Energy Exchange 2017: Better Buildings, Better Data Centers

Presentation from the August 14th, 2017 1/2 day pre-conference Energy Exchange Workshop.

PDF icon Energy Exchange Data Center Workshop 081117.pdf
07/18/2017 DOE Data Center Air Management (AM) Estimator: User's Manual

This document provides users with everything they need to know about the Air Management Estimator, a simplified version of the DOE Data Center Air Management Tool. 

PDF icon DOE AM Estimator--User's Manual v1 (6-30-2017) (1).pdf
07/14/2017 Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices Workshop PDF icon FEMP Flier-7-13.pdf
07/12/2017 Harmonization of Open Standards: Development of a Liquid Cooled Rack Specification

Presentation slides from the 2017 Data Center Dynamics Conference in Shanghai. The panel discussed the development of the liquid cooling rack specification and the standards harmonization project. 

PDF icon SHANGHAI DCD Liquid Cooling panel 061517.pdf

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