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08/01/2008 Data Center Control with Wireless Sensor Technology and Airflow Management
Presentation demonstrating DASH, given at the California Franchise Tax Board.
PDF icon DASH demo Presentation_2009.pdf
09/01/2008 Worldwide Electricity Use in Data Centers
This study estimates historical electricity used by data centers worldwide and regionally on the basis of more detailed data than were available for previous assessments, including electricity used by servers, data centern communications, and storage eq
PDF icon Koomey_2008.pdf
09/01/2010 Wireless Sensors Improve Data Center Energy Efficiency
As data center energy densities, measured in power per square foot, increase, energy savings for cooling can be realized by applying wireless sensor network (WSN) technology and using the gathered information to efficiently manage the data center.
PDF icon wireless_sensors.pdf
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
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
05/13/2021 Webinar: Thermal Guidelines and Temperature Measurements in Data Centers
Accurate and cost-effective temperature management in data centers is not only important for air management and overall energy efficiency but also for thermal management of the IT equipment.
PDF icon Thermal Guidelines Webinar 5-12-2021_v2._FINAL (1) (1).pdf
09/02/2021 Webinar: Barriers to Data Center Energy Efficiency: The Role of Organizational Behavior, Psychology, and Economics
(Held September 2nd, 2021).
PDF icon Barriers Webinar 9.1.21.pdf
03/01/2011 Water Usage Effectiveness (WUE™): A Green Grid Data Center Sustainability Metric
Link to download white paper on the Water Usage Effectiveness (WUE) metric from Green Grid's website. Registration is required to download, but it's free to register.

Link to Green Grid
07/23/2021 Warm-Water Cooling in Sandia National Laboratory HPC
The 2021 case study by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory succinctly outlines the latest in the innovative "warm-water" approach at Sandia.
PDF icon Sandia HPC Liquid Cooling_Case Study_NREL_July 2021.pdf
11/22/2008 Walkthrough of a Direct Current Data Center
The Walkthrough of a Direct Current Data Center video produced by LBL provides an in-depth walkthrough of the direct current powered data center on Sun Micr

12/01/2008 Verizon - DOE Assessment Identifies 30% Energy Savings for Broadband and Wireless Communication Company
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and utilizing new, energy-saving technologies are principal environmental objectives for Verizon Communications Inc. In 2008, the company participated in a U.S.
PDF icon sen-verizon.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
PDF icon dc_fancasestudy.pdf
08/17/2009 Utility Webinar Flier
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09/12/2017 Utility Energy Efficiency Program Design: Server Room Assessments and Retrofits
This paper presents a suite of programs and services to help utilities capture the market opportunity of energy savings in data centers.
PDF icon Utility Energy Efficiency Program Design.pdf
05/20/2019 Using a Thermosyphon Hybrid Cooling System to Optimize Data Center Water Efficienc
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) data center is home to warm-water liquid-cooled high-performance computing (HPC) systems that—while ultra energy efficient—generate a tremendou amount of heat.
PDF icon Fact Sheet_0.pdf
12/20/2018 Upgradation of Technologies and Key Operational Benefits Achieved
Presentation from the one day national workshop on “Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers,” held in July 2018.
PDF icon NMIT energy efficiency and MIS _Mr Baiju.pdf
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
06/26/2019 Update to Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI)
On June 25, 2019, OMB released an update to DCOI (
PDF icon M-19-19-Data-Centers.pdf
07/13/2015 United States Telecom Association
USTelecom is the nation's leading trade association representing broadband service providers and suppliers. 

United States Telecom Association
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
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
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
09/12/2017 UNDERSTANDING AND DESIGNING ENERGY-EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS FOR DATA CENTERS
The U.S.
PDF icon Understanding and Designing Energy Efficiency Programs for Data Centers.pdf
10/15/2009 U.S. Data Centers Save Energy Now
Presentation on Save Energy Now, which is a national initiative operated by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Industrial Technologies Prograom (ITP).
PDF icon datacenters_c-level.pdf
01/01/2011 TUE, a new energy-efficiency metric applied at ORNL's Jaguar
This paper proposes two new metrics: ITUE (IT-power usage effectiveness), similar to PUE but “inside” the IT and TUE (total-power usage effectiveness), which combines the two for a total effi-ciency picture.
PDF icon isc13_tuepaper.pdf

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