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Open Specification for a Liquid Cooled Server Rack Featured
This document is a progress update on the development of an open specification for a liquid cooled server rack. The initiative to develop an open specification for liquid cooling is part of a larger initiative to harmonize international open standards i
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.
Small Data Centers, Large Energy Savings(Presentation) Featured
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 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.
|Small Data Centers, Big Energy Savings.pdf|
CEE Data Centers and Business IT Program Summary Featured
The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE)'s Data Centers and Business IT Program Summary provides a downloadable Excel spreadsheet of the data center incentives that CEE members offer.
|Link to download list of incentives|
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.
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."
|Annexure-B Accelerating energy efficiency in Indian Data centers.pdf|
Data center growth in the United States: decoupling the demand for services from electricity use
Data centers are energy intensive buildings that have grown in size and number to meet the increasing demands of a digital economy.
|Data center growth in the United States.pdf|
ENERGY STAR® Program Requirements for Computer Servers
These Version 3.0 ENERGY STAR Specification requirements will take effect on June 17, 2019 and computer servers should be tested using SERT Version 2.0.1. The Version 3.0 specification will recognize the
|ENERGY STAR Version 3.0 Computer Servers Program Requirements (1).pdf|
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: Practical Considerations for Metering and Power Usage Effectiveness
Slides from Dale Sartor's August 17, 2017 presentation on metering and Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) while participating in FEMP's Energy Exchange Data Center Panel.
|Sartor Metering and PUE EExchange.pdf|
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|
ENERGY STAR Page on Enterprise Servers
Overview of ENERGY STAR certified Enterprise Servers.
|ENERGY STAR Page on Enterprise Servers|
ENERGY STAR Office Equipment web page
ENERGY STAR page that includes links to purchase ENERGY STAR Certified servers, storage, UPSs, and large network equipment.
|ENERGY STAR Office Equipment|
FEMP's Covered Product Categories searchable table
Federal agencies are required to purchase energy-efficient products.
|FEMP's Covered Product Categories searchable table|
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) houses information on the financial incentives available for efficient data center equipment.
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.
|TCC 2015 Sartor Presentation021015.pdf|
Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency Seminar, Santa Clara 2015
Presentation from seminar organized by Dale Sartor and hosted by the Technology Convergence Conference Santa Clara. Topics covered:
|Sartor TCC Data CenterSeminar Feb 2015.pdf|
Comparing Server Energy Use and Efficiency Using Small Sample Sizes
This report documents a demonstration that compared the energy consumption and efficiency of a limited sample size of server-‐‑type IT equipment from different manufacturers by measuring power at the server power supply power cords.
|Server Energy Use Efficiency - Small Sample Size Strategies|
The Energy Efficiency Potential of Cloud-Based Software: A U.S. Case Study
The energy use of data centers is a topic that has received much attention, given that data centers currently account for 1-2% of global electricity use.
|US Cloud Potential|
Data Center Energy Efficiency Measurement Assessment Kit Guide and Specification (Archived)
A portable and temporary wireless mesh assessment kit can be used to speed up and reduce the costs of a data center energy use assessment and overcome the issues with respect to shutdowns.
|Datacenter Assessment Guide|
The Carbon Emissions of Server Computing for Small- to Medium-Sized Organizations
NRDC and WSP Environment & Energy, LLC (WSP) launched this study to uncover the key factors that determine how on-premise and cloud computing compare from a carbon emissions and an energy efficiency perspective.
|NRDC-WSP Cloud Computing|
Case Study: JouleX Energy Management (JEM) Solution at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)- Draft
This case study sought to demonstrate the capabilities of the JouleX Energy Manager (JEM), a promising automated IT assessment and management tool that can be useful in helping to manage the data center environment.
|Joulex Case Study_2012.pdf|
The Effect of Data Centre Environment on IT Reliability & Energy Consumption
Presentation from Green Grid covering the following:
|The Effect of DC Environment on Reliability|
Control of Computer Room Air Conditioning Using IT Equipment Sensors
The goal of this demonstration was to show how sensors in IT equipment could be accessed and used to directly control computer room air conditioning.
|AC Control with IT Sensors|