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02/01/2008 The Green Data Center: Steps for the Journey
This guide summarizes practical steps that project champions can take as they seek to establish and advance their data center's energy efficiency strategy. 
PDF icon m06-IBMred-GreenDataCenterJourney (1).pdf
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
10/01/2017 Data Centers and Advanced Microgrids Meeting Resiliency, Efficiency, and Sustainability Goals Through Smart and Cleaner Power Infrastructure
While other facilities such as military bases, hospitals, and universities are exploring the concept of an advanced microgrid, data centers have been slow to warm up to the concept.
PDF icon schneiderelectricnavigantresearchdatacentersandadvancedmicrogridswhitepaper102017pdf (3).pdf
07/13/2020 DCEP Training

DCEP Training Page
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
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
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
10/01/2020 Getting to "Yes" for Energy Efficiency
Implementing a cost-effective energy efficiency project requires passion and a willingness to invest some time and little money. Even if you are the key decisionmaker, making an energy efficiency project happen can be complex. This Guide offers a variet
PDF icon YesforEnergyEfficiencyGuide_000.pdf
10/01/2020 Creating a Data Center Efficiency Plan
This white paper demonstrates how to create a data center energy efficiency plan by outlining the required steps, overcoming common challenges, looking at what information is important and relevant in determining savings, and what factors to consider wh
PDF icon FRE-Data-Center-Efficiency-Planning-Whitepaper.pdf
10/01/2020 Small Data Center Webpage
Resource constrained data centers face unique challenges in their energy efficiency journey.