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Energy Assessment Workbook Featured
Excel-based workbook designed as a comprehensive field data collection tool to document observations, measurements, calculated metrics, and actions from data center assessments.
|Assessment Workbook v2.0_FINAL_080320.xls|
Building the Business Case for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers Featured
The energy intensity of data centers means that energy efficiency improvements have the potential to deliver substantial energy (and monetary) savings to an organization.
|Building the business case for energy efficiency in data centers.pdf|
Building the Business Case for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers (Fact Sheet) Featured
This fact sheet describes the Center of Expertise's new resource - Building the business case for energy efficiency in your data center."
|Business Case Fact Sheet.pdf|
Better Buildings Summit 2020: Data Center Meetup Featured
Slide deck from the 2020 Better Buildings Summit Data Center Meetup (held virtually on 6/8/2020).
|Data Centers Meet Up Slide Deck.pdf|
Small Data Center Workshop Presentation Slides
Presentation slides from Dale Sartor's Small Data Center Workshop at Energy Exchange on August 20th, 2018.
How to Save Money in Your Small Data Center
At Energy Exchange 2018, Dale Sartor & Steve Greenberg of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) held a workshop on money-saving actions that you can take in your small data center.
Small Data Center Energy Exchange Workshop.pdf
How to Save Money in Your Small Data Center (Presentation Slides)
Presentation: Big Results in Small Places Exploring the Untapped Energy Efficiency Potential of Small Data Centers
Webinar slides from Better Buildings' Small Data Center Webinar, held on January 9th, 2018.
Small Data Centers, Large Energy Savings: an Introduction for Owners and Operators
Webinar features Steve Greenberg, a lead author of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s "Small Data Center Energy Savings Guide," who provides actionable guidance to save energy in small data centers (less than 5,000 squa
|Small Data Center Presentation.928.17.pdf|
Presentation: Federal Utility Partnership for Data Centers
Presentation slides from a September 14th, 2017 webinar. The webinar provided an overview of the Center of Expertise for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers' resources available to utilities and outline a strategy for U.S.
|Utility Partnerships Webinar Slides Sept-13-17.pdf|
Energy-Savings Opportunities in Small Data Centers
Slides from Steve Greenberg's August 17th, 2017 presentation during FEMP's Energy Exchange Data Center Panel.
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.
Improving Energy Efficiency for Server Rooms & Closets
A guide outlining effective methods to increase energy efficiency- ranging from low to high cost.
|Improving Energy Efficiency for Server Rooms and Closets.pdf|
Shining a Light on Small Data Centers in the U.S.
This report analyzes the distribution of small data centers across the United States by geographic distribution and by building activity.
|Shining a Light on Small Data Centers in the U.S.|
Small Data Centers, Large Energy Savings(Presentation)
Slides from Steve Greenberg's webinar on Saving Energy in Your Small Data Centers.
|Small Data Centers, Large Energy Savings Presentation03292017.pdf|
Small Data Centers, Big Energy Savings
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.
|Small Data Centers, Big Energy Savings.pdf|
Embedded Data Centers
This report provides an overview of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance’s (NEEA’s) market research activities related to embedded data centers: server closets, server rooms, and localized data centers colocated in commercial, institutional, and ind
Energy Efficiency in Small Server Rooms: Field Surveys and Findings
Study that investigated how IT equipment was deployed, powered, and cooled in small server rooms. Results of this research are intended improve the energy efficiency of existing server spaces, and guide the design and configuration of new server rooms.
|EE in Small Server Rooms ACEEE_2014.pdf|
Pacific Gas and Electric Company Small Data Center Market Study
Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) tasked Cadmus to provide insight into the energy-efficiency opportunity in small data centers in its service territory, particularly focusing on small and medium business (SMB) customers.
The Other Half of the Problem – Server Closets and Small Server Rooms (Rev. 2013)
Presentation that summarizes a study on small server rooms conducted by LBNL in collaboration with Stanford and NRDC. The study characterized the power, cooling, and IT equipment in these spaces, and identified opportunities for improved efficiency.
|LBNL Server Closet|
PIER Final Report: Energy Efficiency in Server Rooms
A report on a final PIER project that investigated how IT equipment was deployed, powered, and cooled in small server rooms, and developed strategies to improve energy efficiency.
Energy Efficiency in Small Server Rooms
Final project report of Task 2.13: Energy Efficiency in Small Server Rooms in PIER project 500-10-052.
|SmallServerRooms_Final Report Task 2.13_2013.pdf|
The Other Half of the Problem – Server Closets and Small Server Rooms
Presentation given at the SVLG Data Center Summit. Author(s): Tschudi, B.
Fact Sheet: Improving Energy Efficiency for Server Rooms and Closets
Document outlines the best practices for improving energy efficiency for server rooms and closets. Author(s): Cheung, H.Y., R. Mahdavi, S. Greenberg, R.Brown, B. Tschudi, P. Delforge, and J. Dickerson
Are There Ghosts in Your Closet? Saving Wasted Energy in Computer Server Rooms
Brief document that outlines how to optimize the energy footprint of server rooms. Author(s): Pierre Delforge from National Resources Defense Council
Small Server Rooms, Big Energy Savings
The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) survey was designed to provide insight into three areas: How much are small and medium-sized companies using energy-saving virtualization and cloud computing?