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10/17/2016 CEE Data Centers and Business IT Program Summary
The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE)'s Data Centers and Business IT Program Summary provides a downloadable Excel spreadsheet of the data center incentives that CEE members offer.

Link to download list of incentives
10/13/2016 Applying Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices
Presentation slides from Dale Sartor's session at the Designing, Deploying and Managing Efficient Data Centers Conference in Santa Clara, CA.
PDF icon SartorBest Practices_100816.pdf
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
10/05/2016 FEMP's Energy Efficiency Resources for Data Centers
Presentation slides covering the Federal Energy Management Program's data center-related resources. By Dale Sartor at the Data Center Optimization Initiative's Community of Practice meeting, October 2016.
PDF icon EEDCResources093016.pdf
09/20/2016 Getting Data Center Management Started with Profiler Tools
Presentation slides that introduce the Data Center Profiler (DC Pro) Tools available to help data centers estimate Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) without sub-metering. 
PDF icon DCProTools_09202016.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
08/11/2016 Evidence-Based Best Practices Around Data Center Management
Best practices document associated with the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI).
PDF icon DCOI_BestPractices92016.pdf
08/08/2016 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 Providence, Rhode Island.
PDF icon EnergyExchangeDCworkshop_082016.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
07/28/2016 Data Center Metering and Power Usage Effectiveness Webinar
Presentation slides from the 7/28/2016 Data Center Metering and PUE Webinar hosted by Steve Greenberg from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL).
PDF icon MeteringandPUE_07282016.pdf
07/20/2016 United States Data Center Energy Usage Report - Presentation
Slides from Arman Shehabi covering the United States Data Center Energy Usage Report. Presentation was given at the Data Center Dynamics Webscale San Jose, California.
PDF icon DCDWebscale_Shehabi_072016.pdf
07/08/2016 The European Code of Conduct for Energy Efficiency in Data Centre
This Code of Conduct is a voluntary initiative aimed to bring interested stakeholders together, including the coordination of other similar activities by manufacturers, vendors, consultants and utilities.

Code of Conduct and related resources
07/08/2016 2016 Best Practice Guidelines for the EU Code of Conduct on Data Centre Energy Efficiency
Document is a companion to the European Union (EU) Code of Conduct on Data Centre Energy Efficiency and provides the full list of identified Best Practices for data centre operators as referenced in the Code of Conduct Participant and Endorser Guideline

Best Practice Guidelines
06/28/2016 DCEP Typical Training Agenda
PDF icon DCEP Training 3-Day Agenda 6-28-2016.pdf
06/26/2016 PUE Estimator User's Manual
User's manual for the PUE Estimator, V1. The tool quickly provides an estimate of a data center’s current Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) and energy use distribution.
PDF icon PUEEstimatorManual_06022016.pdf
06/01/2016 United States Data Center Energy Usage Report
This report estimates historical data center electricity consumption back to 2000, relying on previous studies and historical shipment data, and forecasts consumption out to 2020 based on new trends and the most recent data available.
PDF icon DataCenterEnergyReport2016_0.pdf
05/01/2016 Immersion Cooling of Electronics in DoD Installations
This demonstration, which took place at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington D.C., consisted of a commercially available high-performance computer immersed in the 3M Novec 649 liquid.
PDF icon ImmersionCooling2016.pdf
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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