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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.
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|
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.
|Data Driven. Advancing a Sustainable Future. (Video)|
Demonstration: Portable Air Management Measurement Tools
Air management is critical in energy intensive data centers, not only for improving the energy efficiency but also for managing the thermal environment for the IT equipment.
Air Management Measurement Tool Demo.pdf
Air Management Measurement Tool Demo
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.
Presentation: Environmental Conditions for Data Centers
Slides from the November 2017 presentation on Environmental Conditions for Data Centers from Steve Greenberg of LBNL.
|DCOI LBNL Env Conditions webinar 110117.pdf|
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
|Small Data Center Presentation.928.17.pdf|
Presentation: Federal Utility Partnership for Data Centers
Presentation slides from a September 14th, 2017 webinar. The webinar provided an overview of the Center of Expertise for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers' resources available to utilities and outline a strategy for U.S.
|Utility Partnerships Webinar Slides Sept-13-17.pdf|
Utility Energy Efficiency Program Design: Server Room Assessments and Retrofits
This paper presents a suite of programs and services to help utilities capture the market opportunity of energy savings in data centers.
|Utility Energy Efficiency Program Design.pdf|
UNDERSTANDING AND DESIGNING ENERGY-EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS FOR DATA CENTERS
|Understanding and Designing Energy Efficiency Programs for Data Centers.pdf|
DCOI Guide for Data Center Migration, Consolidation, and Closure
This guide supports Federal agencies in their data center management while ensuring that planning is comprehensive for the evaluation, migration, and consolidation of data centers.
|DCOI migration guide.pdf|