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12/01/2011 Reducing Data Center Loads for a Largescale, Low-energy Office Building: NREL’s Research Support Facility
In June 2010, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) completed construction on the new 220,000- square foot (ft2) Research Support Facility (RSF) which included a 1,900-ft2 data center (the RSF will expand to 360,000 ft2 with the opening of an
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12/01/2011 Reducing Data Center Loads for a Large-Scale, Net Zero Office Building
In constructing a new research facility for its campus, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) project team identified the opportunity to design a world-class, energy-efficient data center to support its operations.
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01/01/2012 Data Center Efficiency and IT Equipment Reliability At Wider Operating Temperatures and Humidity Ranges
Paper concludes that many data centers can realize overall operational cost savings by leveraging looser environmental controls within the wider range of supported temperature and humidity limits as established by equipment manufacturers.
PDF icon WP50-Data Center Efficiency and IT Equipment Reliability at Wider Operating Temperature and Humidity Ranges.pdf
01/01/2012 Quick Start Guide to Increase Data Center Energy Efficiency
Two-page PDF that summarizes best practices for energy efficiency in data centers and how to get started. By the U.S. General Services Administration and U.S. Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program.

Quick Start Guide
01/01/2012 Updated Air-Side Free Cooling Maps: The Impact of ASHRAE 2011 Allowable Ranges
In May 2011, the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) published updated guidelines for the “Recommended” and “Allowable” temperature and humidity of data centers.
PDF icon WP46UpdatedAirsideFreeCoolingMapsTheImpactofASHRAE2011AllowableRanges.pdf
01/01/2012 A Power-Management Methodology for Large-Scale, High-Performance Computing (DRAFT)
This paper describes a methodology that has been developed collaboratively through the Energy Efficient HPC Working Group to support architectural analysis and comparative measurements for rankings, such as the Top500 and Green500.
PDF icon ICPE Paper Dec 31.pdf
01/01/2012 Improving Energy Efficiency for Server Rooms and Closets
Brief Summary Fact sheet: Top 14 Measures to Save Energy in Your Server Room or Closet. Author(s): Brown, R., B. Tschudi, and P. Delforge
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02/01/2012 Are There Ghosts in Your Closet? Saving Wasted Energy in Computer Server Rooms
Brief document that outlines how to optimize the energy footprint of server rooms. Author(s): Pierre Delforge from National Resources Defense Council
PDF icon NRDC_SmallDCs2012_Brief.pdf
02/01/2012 Small Server Rooms, Big Energy Savings
The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) survey was designed to provide insight into three areas: How much are small and medium-sized companies using energy-saving virtualization and cloud computing?
PDF icon NRDC_ServerRooms2012.pdf
02/29/2012 Government Information Technology Executive Council Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - D.C. 2012
Presentation given to the Government Information Technology Executive Council in Washington, D.C. Author(s): Sartor, D.
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03/01/2012 Improving Data Center Efficiency with Rack or Row Cooling Devices
In new data center designs, capacity provisioning for ever-higher power densities puts into question whether conventional room-conditioning systems can manage future information technology (IT) loads.
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03/01/2012 Wireless Sensor Network for Improving the Energy Efficiency of Data Centers
Study was conducted to validate the premise that providing data center operators with detailed, realtime measurement of environmental parameters and power consumption enables them to establish baseline performance, discover areas of sub-optimal performa
PDF icon Wireless Sensor Network Report_2012.pdf
03/01/2012 Energy Efficiency Investigation for the Magellan Super Computer at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center
The Magellan supercomputer, located at NERSC (National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center) in Oakland California, consists of an IBM iDataPlex system with 400 compute nodes.  This system is cooled with passive rear doors.
PDF icon Magellan-Report-final-v2.pdf
03/22/2012 Modular Data Centers
Presentation on modular data centers and results of a corrosivity study. Author(s): Coles, H.C.
PDF icon March2012PG&ESanFrancisco.pdf
04/01/2012 Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Federal High Performance Computing Centers
This case study includes the results of the assessments, lessons learned, and recommended EEMs. Author(s): Mahdavi, R.
PDF icon HPCMP Case Study _Mahdavi-April 2012.pdf
04/26/2012 Best Practices for Data Center Efficiency - Shenzhen- 2012
Presentation on the Best Practices for Data Center Efficiency given as part of the US/China Data Center Efficiency Initiative in Shenzhen, China.
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05/02/2012 PG&E/FEMP Data Center Efficiency Workshop - San Francisco, CA 2012
Presentation from the PG&E/FEMP Data Center Efficiency Workshop PG&E/FEMP Data Center Efficiency Workshop in San Francisco. Author(s): Sartor, D.
PDF icon pge-dc-workshop-4-29-2012.pdf
05/25/2012 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Mumbai, India 2012
Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics in Mumbai, India.  Author(s): Sartor, D.
PDF icon dc-dynamics-5-25-2012.pdf
07/01/2012 Case Study: JouleX Energy Management (JEM) Solution at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)- Draft
This case study sought to demonstrate the capabilities of the JouleX Energy Manager (JEM), a promising automated IT assessment and management tool that can be useful in helping to manage the data center environment.
PDF icon Joulex Case Study_2012.pdf
09/01/2012 New Energy Efficient Data Center Programming Guide
This guide addresses the energy issues a data center owner must consider for building an energy efficient data center.
PDF icon LBNL DC Energy Programming Guide 09_01_12-2.pdf
09/01/2012 Fact Sheet: Improving Energy Efficiency for Server Rooms and Closets
Document outlines the best practices for improving energy efficiency for server rooms and closets. Author(s): Cheung, H.Y., R. Mahdavi, S. Greenberg, R.Brown, B. Tschudi, P. Delforge, and J. Dickerson
PDF icon SmallServerRoomFactSheet2012.pdf
09/01/2012 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Hyderabad, India 2012
Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop at the Green Building Congress in Hyderabad, India.  Author(s): Sartor, D.
PDF icon dc-ee-gbc-11-1-2012.pdf
09/08/2012 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Beijing 2012
Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop in Beijing, China.  Author(s): Sartor, D.
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09/17/2012 Presentation: Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Shanghai, China 2012
Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics in Shanghai, China.  Author(s): Sartor, D.
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09/20/2012 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Bangalore, India 2012
Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics in Bangalore, India. Author(s): Sartor, D.
PDF icon dc-ee-dcdynamics-11-20-2012.pdf

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