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Date Title Files and Links
08/01/2017 Energy Assessment Worksheet Featured

Excel-based worksheet to document metrics, actions, and measurements from data center assessments. It is recommended that users first use the DC Pro tool before using this worksheet.

Office spreadsheet icon AssessmentWorksheetdraft_Final.xls
03/29/2017 Small Data Centers, Large Energy Savings(Presentation) Featured

Slides from Steve Greenberg's webinar on Saving Energy in Your Small Data Centers.

PDF icon Small Data Centers, Large Energy Savings Presentation03292017.pdf
03/27/2017 Small Data Centers, Big Energy Savings Featured

The purpose of this brief guide is to present opportunities for small data center owners and operators that generally make sense and do not need expensive assessment and analysis to justify.

PDF icon Small Data Centers, Big Energy Savings.pdf
03/27/2017 Humidity Control in Data Centers Featured

This report reviews the evolution of humidity control in data centers and makes recommendations on how to meet the current humidity control requirements in an energy-efficient manner. Guidance on the use of evaporative cooling is also provided.

PDF icon Humidity Control in Data Centers.03242017.pdf
02/11/2016 Data Center Master List of Energy Efficiency Actions Featured

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
12/06/2018 Thermosyphon Cooler Hybrid System for Water Savings in an Energy Efficient HPC Data Center: Modeling and Installation

The Thermosyphon Cooler Hybrid System (TCHS) integrates the control of a dry heat rejection device, the thermosyphon cooler (TSC), with an open cooling tower. Johnson Controls partnered with two national laboratories—the National Renewable Energy Labora

PDF icon Thermosyphon Cooler Hybrid System for Water Savings.pdf
04/03/2018 Data Driven. Advancing a Sustainable Future. (Video)

What is the future of the cloud? Take an inside look at the rise of our data driven world and the environmental impact of the energy consumption that data centers have today.

11/01/2017 Presentation: Environmental Conditions for Data Centers

Slides from the November 2017 presentation on Environmental Conditions for Data Centers from Steve Greenberg of LBNL.

PDF icon DCOI LBNL Env Conditions webinar 110117.pdf
06/26/2017 Improving Energy Efficiency for Server Rooms & Closets

A guide outlining effective methods to increase energy efficiency- ranging from low to high cost.

PDF icon Improving Energy Efficiency for Server Rooms and Closets.pdf
04/16/2015 ASHRAE Thermal Guidelines for Data Processing Environments

Presentation given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA. 

Author(s): Steinbrecher, R.

PDF icon ASHRAE Thermal Guidelines_ SVLG 2015.pdf
04/16/2015 Case Study: Net App Data Centers and Lab

Presentation given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA. 

Author(s): Renne, R.

PDF icon Netapp Data Centers SVLG 2015.pdf
04/15/2015 ASHRAE Data Center Environmental Standards: Some Field Observations

Presentation given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA. 

Author(s):Khattar, M.

PDF icon ASHRAE observations_SVLG 2015.pdf
04/15/2015 SVLG Panel on Data Center Cooling

Presentation given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA. 

Author(s):Hydeman, M.

PDF icon SVLG Panel Data Center Cooling_Hydeman 2015.pdf
02/01/2009 Impact of Air Filtration on the Energy and Indoor Air Quality of Economizer-based Data Centers in the PG&E Territory

The goal of the project is to encourage the use of air economizers in data centers by developing a framework for making energy and lifecycle cost comparisons for various filtration options and to better understand the impact of climate on data centers.

PDF icon PG&E Impact of Air Filtration_2009.pdf
01/03/2007 Data Center Economizer Contamination and Humidity Study

Project measured server equipment exposure to particulate matter in typical California data centers to better understand what level of particle concentration is actually present.

PDF icon PG&E Economizer Contamination_2007.pdf
06/29/2006 ASHRAE Standard Weather Data for Building Design Standards

ASHRAE document that contains the international climate zones.

PDF icon ASHRAEstandardClimateZones2006.pdf