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Guide for Quickly Estimating Air Management Energy Savings in Data Centers: Air Management Lookup Tables Featured
This report presents estimated energy savings for small data center chiller (refrigeration) and fan equipment in a new tabular format for various air management upgrade scenarios.
|AM Package Lookup Table Final Guide 6-19-2020.pdf|
Thermal Guidelines and Temperature Measurements in Data Centers Featured
This document initially develops a list of generalized thermal best practice recommendations as a first step towards temperature management and measurements in data centers, ultimately saving infrastructure energy as well as protecting electronic equipm
|FINAL Thermal Guidelines and Temp Measurements 9-15-2020.pdf|
Energy Assessment Workbook Featured
Excel-based workbook designed as a comprehensive field data collection tool to document observations, measurements, calculated metrics, and actions from data center assessments.
|Assessment Workbook v2.0_FINAL_080320.xls|
Department of Energy(DOE) Energy Assessment Process Manual Featured
Manual provides formalized step-by-step instructions for conducting an energy assessment (before, during, and after the assessment).
|Process Manual DOE v2_080320.pdf|
Building the Business Case for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers Featured
The energy intensity of data centers means that energy efficiency improvements have the potential to deliver substantial energy (and monetary) savings to an organization.
|Building the business case for energy efficiency in data centers.pdf|
Building the Business Case for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers (Fact Sheet) Featured
This fact sheet describes the Center of Expertise's new resource - Building the business case for energy efficiency in your data center."
|Business Case Fact Sheet.pdf|
Better Buildings Summit 2020: Data Center Meetup Featured
Slide deck from the 2020 Better Buildings Summit Data Center Meetup (held virtually on 6/8/2020).
|Data Centers Meet Up Slide Deck.pdf|
Getting IT & Facilities Working Together as a Team Featured
Presentation slides from a 5/26 presentation to the DCOI Cloud & Infrastructure Community of Practice (C&I CoP).
|Getting IT & Facilities Working Together as a Team.pdf|
Opportunities for ESPCs in Data Centers (Webinar Slides) Featured
Slide deck from CoE's May 21st webinar - Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPC) Opportunities in Data Centers. This webinar presents an overview of opportunities for using energy saving performance contracts (ESPCs) as a
|Data Center ESPC Webinar-PPT.pdf|
Data Center Electrical Power Chain Tool Featured
This spreadsheet-based tool is designed to assess the potential savings from efficiency actions in the electrical power chain of a data center, including lighting.
To use the tool, users will need to input:
Investing In Data Center Resilience Featured
Data centers are cornerstones of modern digital living. They often also are critical infrastructure, essential support for emergency response, health and governance.
Designing and Managing Data Centers for Resilience, Summary Presentation (Dec. 3, 2019)
Webinar Recording: Designing and Managing Data Centers for Resilience
CoE DCOI Fact Sheet Featured
In June 2019, The Office of Management & Budget (OMB) released updated guidance on the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI). OMB Memorandum M-19-19 rescinds and replaces OMB Memorandum M-16-19.
|LBNL CoE DCOI Fact Sheet_1-30.pdf|
Getting Started: Identifying and Assessing Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Your Data Center Featured
This slide deck was presented at the Energy Exchange 2019 pre-conference workshop "Getting Started: Identifying and Assessing Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Your Data Center" on August 19th, 2019. The workshop covers:
EEx 2019 - Getting Started_ Identifying and Assessing Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Your Data Center_final.pdf
Getting Started: Identifying and Assessing Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Your Data Center
IT Equipment Energy Assessment Tool
Information Technology (IT equipment) is at the core of energy consumption in data centers. Energy savings at the IT level will have an impact on essentially all energy use in these facilities.
|FINAL IT Tool User Manual 9-29-2020 (1).pdf|
ECBC 2017 Data Center User Guide
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the Confederation of Indian Industry – Indian Green Building Council developed this guide to aid data center developers, suppliers and operators in complying with the Energy Conservation Building Code of 2
|USER GUIDE FOR IMPLEMENTING ECBC v8_091320.pdf|
Electric Power Supply (Webinar 2 Slide Deck)
Slide deck from the second of CoE's four part webinar series.
|Power Chain Tool_091020_pub.pdf|
Everyone has a Data Center: How to be an Energy Champion for Yours
Slide deck from the Evertone has a Data Center: How to be an Energy Champion for Yours webinar.
|Everyone has a Data Center - Slide Deck.pdf|
A Suite of Energy Assessment Tools (Webinar 1)
This first webinar in the four-part series will introduce the CoE's comprehensive energy toolkit with a brief tour through each component and its role in an energy assessment of a data center.
|Intro to the DC EE Toolkit_080420_final for release (2).pdf|
|06/18/2020||Chilled Water Plant Design Guide||EDR_DesignGuidelines_CoolToolsChilledWater.pdf|
|06/05/2020||BREAK THROUGH Data Center Design: NetApp-Bangalore Campus||Data Centre_Presentation_NetApp.pdf|
|06/03/2020||Chiller Plant Efficiency||Design Brief_Chiller Efficiency.pdf|
|06/03/2020||2017 Energy Conservation Building Code||2017 Energy Conservation Building Code (Nov. 2019 release)|
Reducing Energy Cost: Optimizing Performance through Energy Efficiency Best Practices
Presentation from DCOI's 5/6 Community of Practice webinar.
|DCOI May Meet 050620.pdf|
Sustainability & Environment Subgroup Webinar
Slide deck from the April 2020 Sustainability and Environment Subgroup (SESG). Presentations made by Jeff Broughton (NERSC Deputy for Operations, LBNL), and Jim Rogers (Computing and Facilities Director for the National Center for Computational Science
|SESG Webinar April 2020.pdf|
Recalibrating global data center energy-use estimates
Data centers represent the information backbone of an increasingly digitalized world.