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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.
|Small Data Centers, Big Energy Savings-An Introduction for Owners and Operators.03242017.pdf|
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.
|Humidity Control in Data Centers.03242017.pdf|
DCEP Program Developers, Instructors, and Practitioners Featured
List of developers, instructors, and generalists for the DCEP program.
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.
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.
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|
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.
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.
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.
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.
|Wireless mesh sensor guide-Mahdavi- July 2014.pdf|
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.
|The Green Grid - Examination of PUE|
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|
FEMP's Covered Product Categories searchable table
Federal agencies are required to purchase energy-efficient products.
|FEMP's Covered Product Categories searchable table|
DCEP Program Description
||DCEP Program Description01192017.pdf|
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
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.
United States Data Center Energy Usage Report (Presentation)
Slides from Arman Shehabi's webinar on the United States Data Center Energy Usage Report.
Practical Considerations for Metering and Power Usage Effectiveness
Slides presented by Dale Sartor to the Better Buildings Data Center Partners on November 2, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Evidence-Based Best Practices Around Data Center Management
Best practices document associated with the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI).
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.