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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
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
04/05/2017 Portable Measurement Tools for Air Management in Small Data Centers

This report reviews the current crop of portable air-management measurement tools, which offer the small data center operator relatively easy and inexpensive ways to assess and improve their facilities in terms of satisfying both IT thermal r

PDF icon Portable Measurement Tools for Air Management in Small Data Centers.04052017.pdf
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.
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