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01/01/2009 High Performance Computing with High Efficiency
A new computational facility under design for the University of California in Berkeley, CA is such a center that is being designed to accommodate either air or liquid cooling. This paper describes the unique design features of this center whose goals in
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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.
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03/01/2009 Indian Data Center Tip Sheet
This best practice tip sheet has been adapted from “A Quick Start to Energy Efficiency” developed by LBNL. 
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03/01/2009 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.
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03/03/2009 Energy Efficiency for Business Technology: Sacramento Municipal Utility Disctrict
Presentation given to the Sacramento Municipal Utility District. Author(s): Greenberg, S., M. Bramfitt, and P. Rumsey
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05/13/2009 Data Center R&D Roadmap
This document reflects the ideas and solutions expressed by the more than sixty experts who attended the “Vision and Roadmap Workshop on Routing Telecom and Data Centers Toward Efficient Energy Use,” held on October 15 and 16, 2008, at the Yahoo!
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06/05/2009 High Performance Computing with High Efficiency
Presentation on the computational facility designed for the University of California in Berkeley, CA that was designed to accommodate either air or liquid cooling.  Author(s): Tschudi, B., S. Greenberg and A. Khann
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07/01/2009 Sybase Case Study: Database Technology Company Saves $262,000 Annually
In 2005, Sybase conducted an energy audit that revealed that their data center N+1 cooling capacity was at risk due to the center’s rapid growth.
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07/30/2009 Gaseous and Particulate Contamination Guidelines for Data Centers
ASHRAE white paper on data center airborne contamination developed by members of the TC 9.9 committee representing the following IT equipment manufacturers: AMD, Cisco, Cray, Dell, EMC, Hitachi, HP, IBM, Intel, Seagate, SGI, and Sun
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08/17/2009 Utility Webinar Flier
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09/01/2009 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.
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09/02/2009 Efficiency Opportunities in Data Centers - 2009
Presentation on efficiency opportunities in data centers.  Author(s): Tschudi, B.
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10/15/2009 U.S. Data Centers Save Energy Now
Presentation on Save Energy Now, which is a national initiative operated by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Industrial Technologies Prograom (ITP).
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12/01/2009 Chilled Water Plant Design Guide
Technical Brief from Energy Design Resources.
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12/01/2009 Chiller Plant Efficiency
Chilled water-based cooling systems are frequently used to aircondition large office buildings or campuses that encompass multiple buildings.
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12/01/2009 Demonstration of DASH at California Franchise Tax Board
Control software and wireless sensors designed for closed-loop, monitoring and control of IT equipment’s inlet air temperatures in datacenters were evaluated and tested while other datacenter cooling best practices were implemented.
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01/01/2010 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.
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01/01/2010 Energy Efficiency Guidelines & Best Practices in Indian Datacenters
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05/01/2010 NSIDC Data Center: Energy Reduction Strategies
The Green Data Center Project was a successful effort to significantly reduce the energy use of the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).
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06/01/2010 Data Center Rack Cooling with Rear-door Heat Exchanger
Liquid-cooling devices were installed on server racks in a data center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) in Figure 1. The passive-technology device removes heat generated by the servers from the airflow leaving the server rack.
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06/28/2010 Self-benchmarking Guide for Data Center Infrastructure: Metrics, Benchmarks, Actions
Guide that builds on prior data center benchmarking studies supported by the California energy Commission. Much of the benchmarking data are drawn from the LBNL data center benchmarking database that was developed from these studies.
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07/01/2010 Demonstration of Alternative Cooling for Rack-Mounted Computer Equipment
The California Energy Commission funded a demonstration study through the Public Interest Energy Research program with the objective to compare cooling energy use of an innovative rack-mounted computer cooling design to other computer-rack cooling desig
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07/10/2010 Estimating the Energy Use and Efficiency Potential of U.S. Data Centers
Paper that presents a bottom-up model that can be used to estimate total data center electricity demand within a region as well as the potential electricity savings associated with energy efficiency improvements.
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08/01/2010 Recommendations for Meeting Energy Efficiency Requirements for New Federal Labratories and Data Centers
The purpose of this document is to provide recommendations for meeting the energy efficiency requirements for new federal laboratories and data centers, specifically to comply with Executive Order (E.O.) 13423 and EPACT 20051.
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09/01/2010 High Performance Computing Data Center Metering Protocol
This report is part of the DOE effort to develop methods for measurement in High Performance Computing (HPC) data center facilities and document system strategies that have been used in DOE data centers to increase data center energy efficiency.
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