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Date Title Files and Links
08/21/2018 Small Data Center Workshop Presentation Slides Featured

Presentation slides from Dale Sartor's Small Data Center Workshop at Energy Exchange on August 20th, 2018.

PDF icon Small_Data_Center_Workshop.pdf
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
06/30/2017 DCEP Program Developers, Instructors, and Practitioners Featured

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

PDF icon DCEP_LIST_Updated 06-21-2018 with June trainings.pdf
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
02/07/2017 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
07/02/2018 Demonstration: Portable Air Management Measurement Tools

This report focuses on improving air management in small data centers due to the great potential for energy savings across the data center industry.

PDF icon Air Management Measurement Tool Demo FINAL 2-23-2018.pdf
06/26/2018 Presentation: Harmonization of Open Standards

Slides from Dale Sartor's presentation at the Data Center Dynamics Conference in San Francisco in June, 2018. The presentation covers the working group effort to develop a liquid cooled rack specification. 

File Webscale2018Presentation.pptx
06/22/2018 Open Specification for a Liquid Cooled Server Rack

This document is a progress update on the development of an open specification for a liquid cooled server rack. The initiative to develop an open specification for liquid cooling is part of a larger initiative to harmonize international open standards i

PDF icon OpenSpecification.pdf
04/18/2018 Presentation Slides: Air Management Webinar

Slides from Magnus Herrlin's April 12th, 2018 webinar on Air Management. In this webinar, participants will:

  • Learn basic Air Management "Best Practices"
  • Detect Common Problems
  • Correct Common Problems

 

PDF icon Air Management Webinar.pdf
Presentation Slides: Air Management Webinar
04/03/2018 Data Driven. Advancing a Sustainable Future. (Video)

What is the future of the cloud? Take an inside look at the rise of our data driven world and the environmental impact of the energy consumption that data centers have today.

02/22/2018 Presentation: Big Results in Small Places Exploring the Untapped Energy Efficiency Potential of Small Data Centers

Webinar slides from Better Buildings' Small Data Center Webinar, held on January 9th, 2018.

 

PDF icon Big_Results_Small_Places-webinar slides.pdf
11/01/2017 Presentation: Environmental Conditions for Data Centers

Slides from the November 2017 presentation on Environmental Conditions for Data Centers from Steve Greenberg of LBNL.

PDF icon DCOI LBNL Env Conditions webinar 110117.pdf
09/28/2017 Small Data Centers, Large Energy Savings: an Introduction for Owners and Operators

Webinar features Steve Greenberg, a lead author of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s "Small Data Center Energy Savings Guide,"  who provides actionable guidance to save energy in small data centers (less than 5,000 squa

PDF icon Small Data Center Presentation.928.17.pdf

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