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08/14/2017 Energy Exchange 2017: Better Buildings, Better Data Centers
Presentation from the August 14th, 2017 1/2 day pre-conference Energy Exchange Workshop.
PDF icon Energy Exchange Data Center Workshop 081117.pdf
07/18/2017 DOE Data Center Air Management (AM) Estimator: User's Manual
This document provides users with everything they need to know about the Air Management Estimator, a simplified version of the DOE Data Center Air Management Tool. 
Binary Data DOE AM Estimator
PDF icon User's Manual v1 (6-30-2017) (1).pdf
07/14/2017 Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices Workshop
PDF icon FEMP Flier-7-13.pdf
07/12/2017 Harmonization of Open Standards: Development of a Liquid Cooled Rack Specification
Presentation slides from the 2017 Data Center Dynamics Conference in Shanghai. The panel discussed the development of the liquid cooling rack specification and the standards harmonization project. 
PDF icon SHANGHAI DCD Liquid Cooling panel 061517.pdf
06/29/2017 Small Embedded Data Center Program Pilot
A 2016 U.S.
PDF icon 408322.pdf
06/28/2017 Air Management in Small Data Centers (PG&E)
This report focuses on improving air management in small data centers (
PDF icon pgande_final_report_2016_herrlin2001204.pdf
06/27/2017 Data Center Air Management Estimator
The Data Center Air Management Estimator is a simplified version of the Air Management Tool that uses the same engine. The input options in this tool have been reduced in favor of increased clarity.   
Office spreadsheet icon AM Estimator Version 1-0_0.xls
06/26/2017 Improving Energy Efficiency for Server Rooms & Closets
A guide outlining effective methods to increase energy efficiency- ranging from low to high cost.
PDF icon Improving Energy Efficiency for Server Rooms and Closets.pdf
06/22/2017 ENERGY STAR Page on Enterprise Servers
Overview of ENERGY STAR certified Enterprise Servers.

ENERGY STAR Page on Enterprise Servers
06/22/2017 Top 12 Ways to Decrease the Energy Consumption of Your Data Center
A brief brochure compiled by ENERGY STAR that reviews the top ways to decrease energy consumption in data centers. 
PDF icon DataCenter-Top12-Brochure-ENERGY STAR.pdf
Top 12 Ways to Decrease the Energy Consumption of Your Data Center
06/21/2017 Better Buildings, Better Data Centers: Applying Best Practices Workshop Presentation
Slides from Dale Sartor's presentation on best practices at the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference.
PDF icon CHESC Data Center Workshop 062017 (1).pdf
Better Buildings, Better Data Centers: Applying Best Practices
06/09/2017 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency
Presentation slides from the Shanghai Data Center Dynamics half day workshop on best practices for data center energy efficiency. 
PDF icon Shanghai Data Center Dynamics Workshop 060917 (1).pdf
06/01/2017 Shining a Light on Small Data Centers in the U.S.
This report analyzes the  distribution of small data centers across the United States by geographic distribution and by building activity.

Shining a Light on Small Data Centers in the U.S.
04/05/2017 Department of Energy(DOE) Energy Assessment Process Manual
Manual provides administrative step by step instructions for conducting an energy assessment (before, during, and after the assessment).
PDF icon Process Manual DOE v1.9 (3-31-2017)_0.pdf
03/29/2017 Small Data Centers, Large Energy Savings(Presentation)
Slides from Steve Greenberg's webinar on Saving Energy in Your Small Data Centers.
PDF icon Small Data Centers, Large Energy Savings Presentation03292017.pdf
03/27/2017 Humidity Control in Data Centers
This report reviews the evolution of humidity control in data centers and makes recommendations on how to meet the current humidity control requirements in an energy-efficient manner. Guidance on the use of evaporative cooling is also provided.
PDF icon Humidity Control in Data Centers.03242017_0.pdf
03/27/2017 Small Data Centers, Big Energy Savings
The purpose of this brief guide is to present opportunities for small data center owners and operators that generally make sense and do not need expensive assessment and analysis to justify.
PDF icon Small Data Centers, Big Energy Savings.pdf
03/15/2017 How to be Cloud Smart: IAAS Considerations for the Data Center Community
This whitepaper from the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) PMO, shares some of those lessons learned to provide a holistic view of cloud adoption and enable the federal data center community to be “cloud smart.”
PDF icon IAAS Considerations for the Data Center Community.pdf
02/07/2017 Data Center Metering and Resource Guide
Guide intends to help data center owners and operators implement a metering system that allows their organizations to gather the necessary data for effective decision-making and energy-efficiency improvements.
PDF icon DataCenterMeteringandResourceGuide_02072017.pdf
02/02/2017 ENERGY STAR Data Center web page
ENERGY STAR page that includes links to purchase ENERGY STAR certified enterprise servers, storage, UPSs, and network equipment.

ENERGY STAR Office Equipment
02/02/2017 FEMP's Covered Product Categories searchable table
Federal agencies are required to purchase energy-efficient products.

FEMP's Covered Product Categories searchable table
12/19/2016 Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers: Phase II Final Report
This report documents Phase II of the “Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers” initiative, which built on Phase I findings related to international best practices and how existing energy efficiency standards in India could address data ce
PDF icon IndiaPhaseIIFinalReport_CIILBNL2016.pdf
12/19/2016 Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers: Phase II White Paper
This white paper is a condensed version of Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers: Final Report for Phase II Activities.
PDF icon IndiaPhaseIIWhitePaper_CIILBNL2016.pdf
12/06/2016 United States Data Center Energy Usage Report (Presentation)
Slides from Arman Shehabi's webinar on the United States Data Center Energy Usage Report.
PDF icon EnergyUsageWebinar12062016.pdf
11/10/2016 Practical Considerations for Metering and Power Usage Effectiveness
Slides presented by Dale Sartor to the Better Buildings Data Center Partners on November 2, 2016.
PDF icon Metering_PUE_Sartor112016.pdf

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