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11/01/2011 "Hot for Warm Cooling (presentation)

Presentation that discusses highly efficient cooling achieved by utilizing high temperature fluids delivered to the inlet of IT equipment; from the Energy Efficient HPC Working Group presentation at SC-11.

PDF icon SC11Hotwaterplusliquidsolutions.pdf
11/01/2011 "Hot" for Warm Water Cooling

The transition from air to liquid cooling is an inflection point providing an opportunity to work collectively to set guidelines for facilitating the energy efficiency of liquid-cooled High Performance Computing (HPC) facilities and systems.

PDF icon Hot for Warm Water Cooling.pdf
02/02/2011 1 Modular/Container Data Centers Procurement Guide: Optimizing for Energy Efficiency and Quick Deployment

Modular data center offerings from 17 companies are reviewed and evaluated for PUE.  First and second generation designs are compared. Feb. 2011

Author(s): Bramfitt, M. and H.C. Coles

PDF icon Modular DC Comparison
08/02/2007 2007 EPA Report to Congress on Server and Data Center Energy Efficiency

The United States (U.S.) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) developed this report in response to the request from Congress stated in Public Law 109-431.

PDF icon EPA Datacenter Report to Congress
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
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
01/01/2013 380 Vdc Architectures for the Modern Data Center

This paper presents an overview of the case for the application of 380 Vdc as a vehicle for optimization and simplification of the critical electrical system in the modern data center.

PDF icon Architecture for the Modern Data Center
07/13/2015 7x24

The 7X24 Exchange is an industry association who's goal is to improve end to end reliability by promoting an exchange of information between those that design, build, and maintain data center facilities.

7X24
07/24/2019 A Joint Initiative to “Enhance Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers”

Slides from the First Advisory Group Meeting

PDF icon Annexure-A IGBC and LBNL - DC Initiative, S Srinivas (1).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
10/30/2015 A practical approach to PUE (article)

Article by LBNL featured in Data Center Dynamics' opinion section and online newsletter.

Link to view on Data Center Dynamics' site
02/21/2019 Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers (Slide Deck)

Presentation given by Dale Sartor at the First Advisory Group Meeting (held in Bangalore in July 2018) for the "Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers Initiative."

PDF icon Annexure-B Accelerating energy efficiency in Indian Data centers.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
12/19/2016 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
07/13/2015 AFCOM

AFCOM advances data center professionals by delivering comprehensive and vendor-neutral education and peer-to-peer networking to its members around the globe. 

AFCOM
12/20/2018 Agenda- National Workshop on Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Data Centers

Agenda for the one day national workshop on “Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers,” held in July 2018.

PDF icon Agenda_EE in Data Centers_National Workshop on 24 July_Mumbai.pdf
02/20/2019 Agenda: “Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Green Data Centers”

Agenda from the first Advisory Group Meeting

PDF icon Annexure-C Final agenda - 1st Advisory Group Meeting CII IGBC & LBNL _17 July 2018 Bangalore.pdf
03/01/2011 Air Corrosivity in U.S. Outdoor-Air-Cooled Data Centers is Similar to That in Conventional Data Centers

The goal of this research was to investigate whether gaseous contamination is a concern for U.S. data center operators as it relates to the reliability of IT equipment.

PDF icon Air Corrosivity_Air Cooling_2011.pdf
06/28/2017 Air Management in Small Data Centers (PG&E)

This report focuses on improving air management in small data centers (<5,000 square feet) due to the great potential for energy savings.

PDF icon Air Management in Small Data Centers.pdf
09/26/2018 Air Management Resource Webinar

Slides from Magnus Herrlin's Air Management Resource Webinar. This webinar provides an overview of best practices in air management, including how to detect and correct problems.

PDF icon 2018-07-19 Air Management Resource Webinar.pdf
Air Management Resource Webinar
03/01/2011 Air-Side Economizer Cooling Is Safe for Most California Data Centers

The goal of this research was to investigate whether gaseous contamination is a concern for California data center operators as it relates to the reliability of IT equipment.

PDF icon Airside Economizer Cooling CA_2011.pdf
11/09/2018 Alternative Financing of Data Center Energy Projects

This slide deck covers opportunities for energy efficiency in data centers. It reviews alternative financing options for energy efficiency projects in data centers, with a particular focus on how ESPCs and UESCs can help advance efficiency.

PDF icon Sartor Data Center ESPC 110218.pdf
Alternative Financing of Data Center Energy Projects
02/25/2015 Applying Best Practices to Meet the Challenge: Participation in the DOE Better Buildings Challenge

Presentation on the DOE Better Buildings Challenge given at the Technology Covergence Conference Santa Clara. Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon TCC 2015 Sartor Presentation021015.pdf
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

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