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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
08/01/2016 Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) Memorandum
The Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI), as described in memorandum M-16-19 dated August 1, 2016, requires agencies to develop and report on data center strategies to consolidate inefficient infrastructure, optimize existing facilities, improve s

OMB Memorandum M-16-19
10/06/2016 Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) Website
The DCOI website contains additional information including how to join the DCOI Community of Practice and the data center listserv.

Datacenters.cio.gov
07/26/2001 Data center power requirements: measurements from Silicon Valley
Current estimates of data center power requirements are greatly overstated because they are based on criteria that incorporate oversized, redundant systems, and several safety factors.
PDF icon Data Center Power Requirements_2001.pdf
03/02/2004 Data center power use: a review of the historical data
Presentation from the IBM Austin Conference on Energy-Efficient Design Austin, TX. Author(s): Koomey, J.
PDF icon Data Center Power Use_2004.pdf
05/13/2009 Data Center R&D Roadmap
This document reflects the ideas and solutions expressed by the more than sixty experts who attended the “Vision and Roadmap Workshop on Routing Telecom and Data Centers Toward Efficient Energy Use,” held on October 15 and 16, 2008, at the Yahoo!
PDF icon vision_and_roadmap.pdf
06/01/2010 Data Center Rack Cooling with Rear-door Heat Exchanger
Liquid-cooling devices were installed on server racks in a data center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) in Figure 1. The passive-technology device removes heat generated by the servers from the airflow leaving the server rack.
PDF icon rdhx-doe-femp.pdf
01/01/2008 Data Center Research and the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Spotlight on LBNL's data centers work. In The Data Center Journal
PDF icon DC Research and LBNL_2008.pdf
12/10/2020 Data Center Summit | December 2020
Materials from the 2 day Data Center Summit "Green & Resilient Indian Data Centers," held by IGBC, CII and LBNL.
PDF icon Final Agenda_Data Center Summit 2020_CII-IGBC.pdf
10/01/2017 Data Centers and Advanced Microgrids Meeting Resiliency, Efficiency, and Sustainability Goals Through Smart and Cleaner Power Infrastructure
While other facilities such as military bases, hospitals, and universities are exploring the concept of an advanced microgrid, data centers have been slow to warm up to the concept.
PDF icon schneiderelectricnavigantresearchdatacentersandadvancedmicrogridswhitepaper102017pdf (3).pdf
08/01/2003 Data Centers and Energy Use – Let’s Look at the Data
The information presented can be used by data center owners, operators, and designers to understand current performance, to set design and operational criteria for new projects, to identify current best practices in design and operation, and to improve
PDF icon DC Look at Data_ACEEE 2003.pdf
12/01/2004 Data Centers Revisited: Assessment of the Energy Impact of Retrofits and Technology Trends in a High-Density Computing Facility
This paper updates one of the first studies to document the electricity consumption and power distribution within an Internet data center.
PDF icon DC Revisited_Assessment_2004.pdf
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.

09/24/2019 Data is the Future, The Future is Datacentre
Slide deck presentation from the September 24th, 2019 Data Center Blueprint Summit held in Mumbai. 
File CII Deck Sep 2019 Final PABLA STT.pptx
04/29/2016 Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) houses information on the financial incentives available for efficient data center equipment. The DSIRE database can be searched or filtered to access the relevant information.

DSIRE
12/01/2014 Datacenter Air Management Tool Data Collection Guide
Data collection guide for the Air Management Tool. 
PDF icon DOE AM Tool--Data Collection Guide v1.18 (11-24-2014) (2).pdf
12/01/2014 Datacenter Air Management Tool Engineering Reference
Engineering reference manual for the Air Management Tool. 
PDF icon DOE AM Tool--Eng Reference v1.18 (11-24-2014) (1).pdf
06/30/2021 Datacenter Air Management Tool User Manual
Use manual accompanying the Air Management Tool.
PDF icon DOE AM Tool--User's Manual v2 (6-30-2021).pdf
10/01/2008 DC Power Distribution Cuts Data Center Energy Use
California Energy Commission's Public Interest Energy Research Program (PIER) technical Brief on Direct Current (DC) Power. Author(s): Tschudi, B.
PDF icon DC Power_PIER Brief_2008.pdf
03/01/2008 DC Power for Improved Data Center Efficiency
This report details a demonstration of alternative approaches for delivering power to computational and network equipment in a data center using Direct Current (DC) Power, and comparing its efficiency to the more traditional approach using AC.
PDF icon DC Power Demo_2008.pdf
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
02/01/2015 DC Pro Data Center Baseline Guide
PDF icon DC Pro Baseline Manual 02_2015.pdf
07/28/2014 DC Pro Tools Calculation Reference Manual
This document contains detailed descriptions of all calculations performed by the DC Pro tools.
PDF icon DC Pro v3.0 Calculation Reference Manual_2014-07-28_0.pdf
08/18/2016 DC Pro User's Manual
User's manual for the Data Center Profiler (DC Pro) Tool, V4. DC Pro estimates a data center’s current and potential Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) and energy use distribution. It also provides a tailored list of recommended tasks for improvement.
PDF icon DCProManual_08182016.pdf
03/29/2021 DCEP IT Specialist Training Agenda
Typical training agenda for the IT Specialist DCEP program. 
PDF icon DCEP IT-Training 1-day Agenda 2-17-2021 - Web.pdf

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