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|Date||Title||Files and Links|
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.
|AM Estimator Version 1-0.xls|
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).
|Process Manual DOE v1.9 (3-31-2017).pdf|
Small Data Centers, Large Energy Savings(Presentation) Featured
Slides from Steve Greenberg's webinar on Saving Energy in Your Small Data Centers.
|Small Data Centers, Large Energy Savings Presentation03292017.pdf|
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.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|
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.
|Air Management Tool v1.18 (11-11-14) Distribution.xls|
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|
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.
|DOE AM Estimator--User's Manual v1 (6-30-2017) (1).pdf|
|07/14/2017||Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices Workshop||FEMP Flier-7-13.pdf|
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.
|SHANGHAI DCD Liquid Cooling panel 061517.pdf|
Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency
Presentation slides from the Shanghai Data Center Dynamics half day workshop on best practices for data center energy efficiency.
|Shanghai Data Center Dynamics Workshop 060917 (1).pdf|
Shining a Light on Small Data Centers in the U.S.
This report analyzes the distribution of small data centers across the United States by geographic distribution and by building activity.
|Shining a Light on Small Data Centers in the U.S.|
How to be Cloud Smart: IAAS Considerations for the Data Center Community
This whitepaper from the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) PMO, shares some of those lessons learned to provide a holistic view of cloud adoption and enable the federal data center community to be “cloud smart.”
|IAAS Considerations for the Data Center Community.pdf|
Air Management in Small Data Centers (PG&E)
This report focuses on improving air management in small data centers (<5,000 square feet) due to the great potential for energy savings.
|Air Management in Small Data Centers.pdf|
Improving Energy Efficiency for Server Rooms & Closets
A guide outlining effective methods to increase energy efficiency- ranging from low to high cost.
|Improving Energy Efficiency for Server Rooms and Closets.pdf|
PIER Final Report: Energy Efficiency in Server Rooms
A report on a final PIER project that investigated how IT equipment was deployed, powered, and cooled in small server rooms, and developed strategies to improve energy efficiency.
ENERGY STAR Page on Enterprise Servers
Overview of ENERGY STAR certified Enterprise Servers.
|ENERGY STAR Page on Enterprise Servers|