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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|
Data Center Metering and Resource Guide Featured
Guide intends to help data center owners and operators implement a metering system that allows their organizations to gather the necessary data for effective decision-making and energy-efficiency improvements.
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.
PUE: A Comprehensive Examination of the Metric Featured
Document that allows executives to gain a high level of understanding of the concepts surrounding PUE, while providing in-depth application knowledge and resources to those implementing and reporting data center metrics.
|The Green Grid - Examination of PUE|
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|
Practical Considerations for Metering Data Centers
Slides from Dale Sartor's presentation on metering in data centers at Energy Exchange 2018.
Sartor EE18_Metering Presentation052018.pdf
Practical Considerations for Metering Data Centers
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.
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|
Data Center Maturity Model Assessment Tool
The Data Center Maturity Model (DCMM) touches upon every aspect of the data center including power, cooling, compute, sto
|Link to Tool|
Calculating Energy Savings Using High Efficiency DC Power Architecture in a Server Application (Tool)
This Excel-based calculator provides a first-order estimate of the magnitude of the energy savings based on converting an AC-based powering architecture to a DC-based powering architecture for a rack of servers.
Metering Best Practices: A Guide to Achieving Utility Resource Efficiency, Release 3.0
The focus of this guide is to provide energy, water and facility managers and practitioners with information that facilitates using metering to achieve potential savings and benefits.
|Metering Best Practices_2015.pdf|
DC Pro Data Center Baseline Guide
||DC Pro Baseline Manual 02_2015.pdf|
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|
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.
|Architecture for the Modern Data Center|
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|
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.
|ICPE Paper Dec 31.pdf|
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
|Modular DC Comparison|
TUE, a new energy-efficiency metric applied at ORNL's Jaguar
This paper proposes two new metrics: ITUE (IT-power usage effectiveness), similar to PUE but “inside” the IT and TUE (total-power usage effectiveness), which combines the two for a total effi-ciency picture.
Data Center Electrical Power Chain Tool
This tool is designed to help assess the potential savings from efficiency actions in the electrical power chain of a data center, including lighting.
|DC Pro Electrical Systems Tool|
ERE: A Metric for Measuring the Benefit of Reuse Energy from a Data Center
Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) is a base data center infrastructure metric, but it does not consider these alternate uses for the waste energy.
Opportunities for Combined Heat and Power in Data Centers
Report analyzes the opportunities for CHP technologies to assist primary power in making the data center more cost-effective and energy efficient.
|Opportunities for Combined Heat & Power in Data Centers|
DC Power for Data Centers of the Future
Website that outlines the benefits of using a Direct Current (DC) Power distribution scheme throughout a data center instead of the conventional Alternating Current (AC) power.
|Link to DC Power for Data Centers of the Future site|