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Date Title Files and Links
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
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
02/02/2017 ENERGY STAR Office Equipment web page

ENERGY STAR page that includes links to purchase ENERGY STAR Certified servers, storage, UPSs, and large network equipment.

ENERGY STAR Office Equipment
02/02/2017 FEMP's Covered Product Categories searchable table

Federal agencies are required to purchase energy-efficient products.

FEMP's Covered Product Categories searchable table
01/19/2017 DCEP Program Description
PDF icon DCEP Program Description01192017.pdf
12/19/2016 Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers: Phase II Final Report

This report documents Phase II of the “Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers” initiative, which built on Phase I findings related to international best practices and how existing energy efficiency standards in India could address data ce

PDF icon IndiaPhaseIIFinalReport_CIILBNL2016.pdf
12/19/2016 Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers: Phase II White Paper

This white paper is a condensed version of Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers: Final Report for Phase II Activities.

PDF icon IndiaPhaseIIWhitePaper_CIILBNL2016.pdf
12/06/2016 United States Data Center Energy Usage Report (Presentation)

Slides from Arman Shehabi's webinar on the United States Data Center Energy Usage Report.

PDF icon EnergyUsageWebinar12062016.pdf
11/10/2016 Practical Considerations for Metering and Power Usage Effectiveness

Slides presented by Dale Sartor to the Better Buildings Data Center Partners on November 2, 2016.

PDF icon Metering_PUE_Sartor112016.pdf
10/13/2016 Applying Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices

Presentation slides from Dale Sartor's session at the Designing, Deploying and Managing Efficient Data Centers Conference in Santa Clara, CA.

PDF icon SartorBest Practices_100816.pdf
10/06/2016 Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) Website

The DCOI website contains additional information including how to join the DCOI Community of Practice and the data center listserv.

Datacenters.cio.gov
10/05/2016 FEMP's Energy Efficiency Resources for Data Centers

Presentation slides covering the Federal Energy Management Program's data center-related resources. By Dale Sartor at the Data Center Optimization Initiative's Community of Practice meeting, October 2016.

PDF icon EEDCResources093016.pdf
09/20/2016 Getting Data Center Management Started with Profiler Tools

Presentation slides that introduce the Data Center Profiler (DC Pro) Tools available to help data centers estimate Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) without sub-metering. 

PDF icon DCProTools_09202016.pdf
08/18/2016 DC Pro User's Manual

User's manual for the Data Center Profiler (DC Pro) Tool, V4. DC Pro estimates a data center’s current and potential Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) and energy use distribution. It also provides a tailored list of recommended tasks for improvement.

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08/11/2016 Evidence-Based Best Practices Around Data Center Management

Best practices document associated with the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI).

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08/08/2016 Better Buildings, Better Data Centers: Applying Best Practices

Presentation slides from Dale Sartor's Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices Workshop. The workshop was hosted as an Energy Exchange pre-training event in Providence, Rhode Island.

PDF icon EnergyExchangeDCworkshop_082016.pdf
08/01/2016 Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) Memorandum

The Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI), as described in memorandum M-16-19 dated August 1, 2016, requires agencies to develop and report on data center strategies to consolidate inefficient infrastructure, optimize existing facilities, improve s

OMB Memorandum M-16-19
07/28/2016 Data Center Metering and Power Usage Effectiveness Webinar

Presentation slides from the 7/28/2016 Data Center Metering and PUE Webinar hosted by Steve Greenberg from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL).

PDF icon MeteringandPUE_07282016.pdf

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