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05/01/2014 Case Study: Opportunities to Improve Energy Efficiency in Three Federal Data Centers
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) evaluated three data centers for potential energy efficiency improvements during the summer of 2012.
PDF icon Three DC Case Study _Mahdavi-May 2014.pdf
05/01/2014 Case Study: Innovative Energy Efficiency Approaches in NOAA's Environmental Security Computing Center in Fairmont, West Virginia
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)’s staff evaluated the energy efficiency of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) new data center in Fairmont, West Virginia.
PDF icon NOAA Case Study_Mahdavi-May 2014.pdf
04/04/2014 Seventh Floor Data Centers RAY Building, Saint Louis, Missouri: Energy Usage Efficiency Assessment Report
This energy assessment, sponsored by the General Services Administration (GSA) and Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), focuses on two data centers on the seventh floor of the Robert A. Young (RAY) Building.
PDF icon RAY Energy assessment report -Mahdavi-May 2014.pdf
03/24/2014 Binghamton University - Institute for Energy Efficiency Systems
The Center for Energy-Smart Electronic Systems, a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC), works in partnership with government, industry and academia to develop systematic methodologies for efficiently

Binghamton IEES
03/03/2014 PUE: A Comprehensive Examination of the Metric
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.
PDF icon WP49-PUE A Comprehensive Examination of the Metric_v6.pdf
03/01/2014 Direct Liquid Cooling For Electronic Equipment
Report on the demonstration of direct liquid cooling for electronic equipment.  Cisco C200 M3 servers were retrofitted with the Asetek direct cooling technology.
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03/01/2014 MHPCC Data Center Energy Efficiency Measures: Impact of Higher Air Intake Temperatures
Presentation of the MHPCC case study, focusing on the impact of higher air intake temperatures. Author(s): Mahdavi, R.
PDF icon MHPCC Slides .pdf
02/22/2014 A Holistic Approach to Reducing Cost and Resource Consumption
This article from the Uptime Institute, A Holistic A

12/27/2013 Pacific Gas and Electric Company Small Data Center Market Study
Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) tasked Cadmus to provide insight into the energy-efficiency opportunity in small data centers in its service territory, particularly focusing on small and medium business (SMB) customers.
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12/12/2013 The Green Grid website
The Green Grid Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit, open industry consortium of end users, policy makers, technology providers, facility architects, and utility companies that works to improve the resource efficiency of information technology and

The Green Grid
12/12/2013 Department of Energy Advanced Manufacturing Office
Manufacturers use our resources to reduce energy costs and chart a path to continuous improvement in energy efficiency and performance.

DOE Advanced Manufacturing Office
12/12/2013 Consortium for Energy Efficiency Thermal Energy Management
To address research challenges of the intermediate and long term nature associated with thermal and energy management of electronics, the Consortium for Energy Efficient Thermal Management (CEETHERM) was initiated in 2002.

12/12/2013 ASHRAE Technical Committee 9.9
Mission Critical Facilities, Data Centers, Technology Spaces and Electronic Equipment

ASHRAE Technical Committee 9.9
12/01/2013 Guideline for Water and Energy Considerations During Federal Data Center Consolidations
Consolidation presents data center owners with opportunities to employ industry energy efficiency best practices to lower both capital and operating costs, while ensuring sustainability through reduced energy and water use.
PDF icon Consolidation Guidelines_2013.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
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
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
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
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
09/01/2013 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
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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.
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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
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
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
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