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04/30/2015 Free-Cooling Calculator
Based on environmental factors, and variables related to datacenter cooling infrastructure and IT energy use, this tool calculates potential savings attributable to the use of free cooling. From Green Grid.

Link to Tool
04/30/2015 Data Center Maturity Model Assessment Tool
The Data Center Maturity Model (DCMM) touches upon every aspect of the data center including power, cooling, compute, sto

Link to Tool
04/30/2015 ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager
Benchmarking the energy performance of your buildings is a key first step to understanding and reducing energy consumption and your carbon footprint.

Link to Tool
05/19/2015 The Emerging Chinese Market for Energy Efficient Data Centers
Presentation from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) webinar, The Emerging Chinese Market for High Performance Data Centers. Webinar sheds light on some of the significant opportunities and challenges for companies that are exploring this market. 
PDF icon China Data Center EE Opportunities 20150519.pdf
06/15/2015 DOE's Better Buildings Data Center Partnerships Applying Best Practices to Meet the Challenge
Presentation given by Dale Sartor at the Data Center and Computing Conference in New York, NY.
PDF icon NYC_DataCenterConference_52015.pdf
07/13/2015 United States Telecom Association
USTelecom is the nation's leading trade association representing broadband service providers and suppliers. 

United States Telecom Association
07/13/2015 Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG)
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group is a public policy business trade organization.

07/13/2015 Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
The Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. conducts research, development and demonstration (RD&D) relating to the generation, delivery and use of electricity for the benefit of the public.

07/13/2015 AFCOM
AFCOM advances data center professionals by delivering comprehensive and vendor-neutral education and peer-to-peer networking to its members around the globe. 

07/13/2015 The Up Time Institute
The Uptime Institute focuses on improving uptime management in Data Center Facilities and Information Technology organizations. Members represent Fortune 500 companies who collectively and interactively learn from each other.

Up Time Institute
07/13/2015 7x24
The 7X24 Exchange is an industry association who's goal is to improve end to end reliability by promoting an exchange of information between those that design, build, and maintain data center facilities.

08/10/2015 Better Buildings, Better Data Centers: Applying Best Practices
Presentation slides from Dale Sartor's Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices Workshop. The workshop was hosted as an Energy Exchange pre-training event in Phoenix, Arizona.
PDF icon Energy Exchange DC Workshop_08102015.pdf
09/10/2015 PUE Estimator - Full List of Questions
List of questions in the PUE Estimator tool, V1. Document can be printed to gather the required information offline. 
File PUE Estimator Questions Checklist_09102015_0.docx
09/18/2015 DC Pro - Full List of Questions
List of questions in the DC Pro tool, V4. Document can be printed to gather the required information offline. 
File DC Pro Questions Checklist_09182015.docx
10/06/2015 Data Center Metering and Resource Guide Presentation
Presentation given by Steve Greenberg at the 2015 Critical Facilities Summit. 
PDF icon CFS15_Greenberg_MeteringGuide102015.pdf
10/30/2015 Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) Data Centers
Overview of FEMP's data center work including CoE.

10/30/2015 A practical approach to PUE (article)
Article by LBNL featured in Data Center Dynamics' opinion section and online newsletter.

Link to view on Data Center Dynamics' site
11/20/2015 Example Data Center Energy Efficiency Assessment Report
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
12/01/2015 2015 Executive Order For Federal Data Centers (article)
Article by LBNL's Magnus Herrlin, and Bruce Myatt featured in Mission Critical Magazine's column, Zink Whiskers.

Link to view on Mission Critical's site
01/01/2016 Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers: Final Report for Phase I Activities
This report documents Phase I of the “Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers” initiative to support the development of an energy efficiency policy framework for Indian data centers.
PDF icon IndiaFinalPhase1Report_LBNL2016.pdf
01/14/2016 Embedded Data Centers
This report provides an overview of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance’s (NEEA’s) market research activities related to embedded data centers: server closets, server rooms, and localized data centers colocated in commercial, institutional, and ind
PDF icon NEEA_EmbeddedDCs2016.pdf
02/11/2016 Data Center Master List of Energy Efficiency Actions
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
02/25/2016 Status Report on Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers and Developing Core IT Metric to Report Energy Performance of Data Centers
Presentation slides created to gather input on potential IT-specific energy performance metrics for reporting energy performance of data centers from a Core-IT Stakeholder Consultative Working Group in India.
PDF icon India_CoreITgroupPresentation022016.pdf
04/21/2016 Better Buildings, Better Data Centers: Applying Best Practices
Presentation given by Dale Sartor at Rocky Mountain Green 2016 in Denver, Colorado April 21-22, 2016.
PDF icon RockyMountainGreen_Sartor042016.pdf
04/26/2016 Revised Specifications for Data Centers for Incorporation in ECBC - 2016, India
Presentation slides that introduce the data center specific technical specification/recommendations for the Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) in India.
PDF icon CII_LBNLWorkingGroupPres_April2016 .pdf