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10/01/2012 The Carbon Emissions of Server Computing for Small- to Medium-Sized Organizations
NRDC and WSP Environment & Energy, LLC (WSP) launched this study to uncover the key factors that determine how on-premise and cloud computing compare from a carbon emissions and an energy efficiency perspective.
PDF icon NRDC-WSP_Cloud_Computing.pdf
10/01/2012 Data Center Economizer Cooling with Tower Water
A prototype computer equipment rack-level cooling device with two heat exchangers was demonstrated to illustrate an energy efficient cooling capability.
PDF icon PIER_Economizer Cooling Demo_2012.pdf
10/01/2012 Demonstrating a Dual Heat Exchanger Rack Cooler “Tower” Water for IT Cooling
Presentation on a prototype computer equipment rack-level cooling device from APC Schneider Electric with two heat exchangers was demonstrated at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to illustrate an energy efficient cooling capability. Oct. 2012
PDF icon PIR-10-013-PIER-Presentation-SVLG-2012-Dual-Heat-Exchanger-Demo.pdf
10/01/2012 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency: Labs21 Workshop - San Jose, CA 2012
Presentation from the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency: Labs21 Workshop in San Jose, CA. Author(s): Sartor, D.
PDF icon dc-labs21-10-1-2012.pdf
10/24/2012 The Other Half of the Problem – Server Closets and Small Server Rooms
Presentation given at the SVLG Data Center Summit. Author(s): Tschudi, B.
PDF icon SVLGServerclosetLBNL10-24-12.pdf
10/24/2012 Data Center Modeling Demonstration
Presentation on the use of Romonet Software to analyze data center retrofit options for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Author(s): Bailey, A.M. and A. Ashbaugh
PDF icon Data Center Energy Efficiency Projects - SVLG Presentation.pdf
10/26/2012 Data Center Energy Efficiency Measurement Assessment Kit Guide and Specification (Archived)
A portable and temporary wireless mesh assessment kit can be used to speed up and reduce the costs of a data center energy use assessment and overcome the issues with respect to shutdowns.
PDF icon dc_assessmentkit.pdf
11/01/2012 Demonstration of Intelligent Control and Fan Improvements in Computer Room Air Handlers
Computer room air handlers (CRAHs) at a Digital Realty Trust data center were retrofitted with improved efficiency fans and controlled by a central control system provided by Vigilent.  The resulting efficiency improvements were analyzed in this report.
PDF icon Final-Report-lbnl-6007e.pdf
12/07/2012 The Energy Efficiency of the Jaguar Supercomputer
The growing energy cost has become a major concern for data centers. The metric, Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE), has been very successful in driving the energy efficiency of data centers. PUE is not perfect, however.
PDF icon ITUE_Jaguar.pdf
01/01/2013 380 Vdc Architectures for the Modern Data Center
This paper presents an overview of the case for the application of 380 Vdc as a vehicle for optimization and simplification of the critical electrical system in the modern data center.
PDF icon 380VdcArchitecturesfortheModernDataCenter.pdf
04/01/2013 Energy Efficiency in Small Server Rooms
Final project report of Task 2.13: Energy Efficiency in Small Server Rooms in PIER project 500-10-052.
PDF icon SmallServerRooms_Final Report Task 2.13_2013.pdf
04/01/2013 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.
PDF icon SmallServerRooms_Final Report_0.pdf
05/01/2013 Guide to Minimizing Compressor-based Cooling in Data Centers
Best practice guide part of a series created by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), a program of the U.S. Department of Energy.
PDF icon dc_compressorguide.pdf
06/01/2013 The Energy Efficiency Potential of Cloud-Based Software: A U.S. Case Study
The energy use of data centers is a topic that has received much attention, given that data centers currently account for 1-2% of global electricity use.
PDF icon US_Cloud_Final.pdf
06/01/2013 Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers: Present Trends & Future Opportunities
Influx of IT activities, growing internet population, second largest wireless network, and a renewed banking sector have all aided to the cause of data explosion and thus flaring the need for data centers.
PDF icon CII Energy Efficieny in Indian Data Centers- Present Trends and Future Opportunities.pdf
06/25/2013 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Chengdu, China 2013
Presentation on Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency given at Data Center Dynamics in Chengdu, China. Author(s): Sartor, D.
PDF icon dc-ee-dcd-06-25-2013.pdf
07/01/2013 InterPACK 2013 - The Future of Data Center Infrastructure
Presentation from InterPACK 2013 on The Future of Data Center Infrastructure. Author(s): Coles, H.C.
PDF icon Coles-InterPACK 2013 BurlingameCA-Presentation.pdf
07/04/2013 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Hong Kong 2013
Presentation from the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics in Hong Kong. Author(s): Sartor, D.
PDF icon dc-ee-dcd-07-4-2013.pdf
08/21/2013 Saving Energy in Data Centers: Applying Best Practices - Hyderabad, India 2013
Presentation from the CII Data Center Workshop in Hyderabad, India. Author(s): Sartor, D.
PDF icon dc-ee-dcw-08-21-2013.pdf
09/01/2013 Variable-Speed Fan Retrofits for Computer-Room Air Conditioners
This case study documents three retrofits to existing constant-speed fans in computer-room air conditioners (CRACs), all located in California: first, a forty year-old, 6,000 ft2 data center located at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laborator
PDF icon dc_fancasestudy.pdf
09/01/2013 Saving Energy in Data Centers: Low Cost Energy Efficiency Measures Case Studies
Presentation with the following objectives:
PDF icon LBNL Data Center low cost EEMs Presentation I2SL 2013 -Mahdavi.pdf
09/05/2013 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - New Delhi, India 2013
Presentation from the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics. Author(s): Sartor, D.
PDF icon dc-ee-dcd-09-05-2013.pdf
10/01/2013 LBNL - ASETEK - Direct Liquid Cooling Demonstration
Presentation that details an evaluation of direct liquid cooled server technology developed by ASETEK and tested in a Data Center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Author(s): Coles, H.C.
PDF icon Coles-LBNL-SVLG2013-Presentation-Final.pdf
11/12/2013 The Other Half of the Problem – Server Closets and Small Server Rooms (Rev. 2013)
Presentation that summarizes a study on small server rooms conducted by LBNL in collaboration with Stanford and NRDC. The study characterized the power, cooling, and IT equipment in these spaces, and identified opportunities for improved efficiency.
PDF icon ServerclosetLBNL11-12-13.pdf
11/17/2013 Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Tool Kit
Presentation that identifies opportunities for energy efficiency in high performance computing applications. Author(s): Tschudi, B.
PDF icon TschudiSC13Workshop.pdf

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