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02/22/2021 Contracting for Efficiency: A Best Practices Guide for Energy-Efficient Product Procurement
Contracting for Efficiency: A Best Practices Guide for Energy-Efficient Product Procurement, provides guidance to agencies with regard t

02/22/2021 ISO 50001 Certification
Designed to support organizations in all sectors, ISO 50001 provides a practical way to improve energy use, through the development of an energy management system (EnMS).

02/03/2021 NetApp Case Study
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01/21/2021 Energy Efficiency Toolkit Series: IT Equipment
Energy savings at the IT Equipment level cascade through most energy consuming support systems in data centers hence multiplying the energy savings.
PDF icon Introduction To The New IT Equipment Tool - Saving Energy At The IT Equipment Level - Final.pdf
12/23/2020 2017 ECBC User Guide
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the Confederation of Indian Industry – Indian Green Building Council developed this guide to aid data center developers, suppliers and operators in complying with the Energy Conservation Building Code of 2017.
PDF icon USER GUIDE FOR IMPLEMENTING ECBC v8_091320_23Dec2020_CII.pdf
12/23/2020 Infosys Bangalore Case Study
Infosys intended its Bangalore data center to challenge India’s data center design practices and inspire the enterprise data center industry by demonstrating best-available technology and world-class performance.
PDF icon Innovation in Energy Efficiency - Infosys Bangalore DC_IGBC&LBNL_2020.pdf
12/23/2020 Half Day Workshop | August 2020
Materials from the August 2020 virtual Half Day Workshop for the Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers Initiative
PDF icon CII Workshop 2020 Aug_Vivek Rajendran Dell EMC (1).pdf
PDF icon Final Agenda 19 Aug - Workshop on Green Data Centers by IGBC and LBNL US (1).pdf
PDF icon 8Eaton _CII Untapped Potential 19th August_Eaton (1).pdf
PDF icon 1DC workshop - 19 Aug 2020_IGBC - Shivraj Dhaka (1).pdf
PDF icon 5Data Center Sustainability v1_NPCI (1).pdf
PDF icon 3Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centres by_Mr Sinhal (1).pdf
11/09/2020 IT Efficiency Tool
IT equipment is at the core of energy consumption in data centers. Energy savings at the IT level will have an impact on essentially all energy use in these facilities.
Office spreadsheet icon IT Tool 9-28-2020 - Final Delivery (5).xls
PDF icon IT Tool User Manual 9-29-2020.pdf
10/22/2020 Half Day Workshop | October 2020
Materials from the October 2020 virtual Half Day Workshop for the Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers Initiative.
PDF icon DraftAgenda_Workshop on Green DCs by IGBC & LBNL_22Oct_v2.03 (1).pdf
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PDF icon Shivraj Dhaka_Green DCs workshop - 22 Oct 2020 (1).pdf
File Innovative Cooling Technologies for Densely Occupied Loads in Data Centers.pptx
PDF icon Efficiency through IT Hardware and Software.pdf
File ECBC Guide_DCD _102220v3 w notes.pptx
File Case study Infosys Data Center (003) (1).pptx
File Infosys Case Study Launch Slide Deck.pptx
10/07/2020 Energy Efficiency Toolkit Series: Air Management
This webinar provided an overview of cooling air management (AM) in data centers; identification of typical energy-saving opportunities in air management; and selective demonstration of Berkeley Lab's air management tools, including introduction of the
PDF icon Data Center Toolkit Webinar Series - Air Management (1).pdf
10/02/2020 Air Management Lookup Tables
This report presents estimated energy savings for small data center chiller (refrigeration) and fan equipment in a new tabular format for various air management upgrade scenarios.
PDF icon AM Package Lookup Table Final Guide 6-19-2020.pdf
09/20/2020 Data Center Electrical Power Chain Tool
This Excel-based tool helps data center owners identify energy efficiency opportunities in the electrical power chain of a data center (transformers, generators, UPSs, power distribution units), plus lighting.
Office spreadsheet icon Power Chain Tool_v2.1 (2).xls
09/02/2020 Energy Efficiency Toolkit Series: Electric Power Supply
Slide deck from the second of CoE's four part webinar series.
PDF icon Power Chain Tool_091020_pub.pdf
08/13/2020 Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Model for Data Centers
Data centers are mission-critical components of all large enterprises and frequently cost hundreds of  millions of  dollars to build, yet few high-level executives understand the true cost of  building and operating such facilities.
PDF icon (TUI3011B)SimpleModelDetermingTrueTCO.pdf
08/13/2020 Data Center Energy Efficiency Investments: Qualitative Evidence from Focus Groups and Interviews
This study explores potential barriers to energy-efficiency investments in data centers through focus groups and interviews with data center managers, including split incentives, uncertainty about new technologies, and more.  
PDF icon EE Investments Qualitative Evidence from Focus Groups and Interviews.pdf
08/13/2020 Why your CFO needs to meet your IT department
Article on the benefits of involving CFOs in IT decisions.

https://www.greenbiz.com/article/why-your-cfo-needs-meet-your-it-department
08/13/2020 Discovering hidden costs in your data center - a CFO perspective
IBM report on what efforts forward-thinking CFOs are doing to properly account for energy costs and more efficiently manage their data centers.
PDF icon Discovering hidden costs- CFO perspective.pdf
07/13/2020 DCEP Training

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07/13/2020 Best Practices for Modernizing Vintage Data Centers
This white paper discusses the benefits and challenges of upgrading the data center’s  infrastructure components and outlines best practices for successfully planning, implementing and testing those renovations.
PDF icon Best practices for modernizing vintage data centers.pdf
05/20/2020 Opportunities for ESPCs in Data Centers
This webinar, held by the CoE in May 2020, reviewed how energy savings performance contracts (or ESPCs) could be leveraged as a financing mechanism to reduce the barriers for energy efficiency in data centters.
PDF icon Data Center ESPC Webinar-PPT_0.pdf
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04/08/2020 Lessons Learned in Achieving Data Center Efficiency Goals – 3 Case Studies
Today, data centers account for roughly 2 percent of the total U.S. electricity use, and national computational demand is expected to grow at a fast pace. Data center energy consumption can be reduced by 20 to
PDF icon 2017_09_11_17_7x24 Exchange_Better Buildings Reyher_Breland_Sartor.pdf
03/23/2020 Recalibrating global data center energy-use estimates
Data centers represent the information backbone of an increasingly digitalized world.
PDF icon Masanet_et_al_Science_2020.full_.pdf
03/19/2020 Electrical Power Chain Tool
This Excel-based tool helps data center owners identify energy efficiency opportunities in the electrical power chain of a data center (transformers, generators, UPSs, power distribution units).

02/22/2020 ISO 50001 FAQs
FAQs on the practical implementation and benefits associated with ISO 50001 certification. 

02/22/2020 EPEAT Registry
The EPEAT Registry contains a searchable database of certified data center equipment available for purchase.

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