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Variable-Speed Fan Retrofits for Computer-Room Air Conditioners
This case study documents three retrofits to existing constant-speed fans in computer-room air conditioners (CRACs), all located in California: first, a forty year-old, 6,000 ft2 data center located at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laborator
|Variable Speed Fan CRAC Retrofit Case Study|
Saving Energy in Data Centers: Low Cost Energy Efficiency Measures Case Studies
Presentation with the following objectives:
|LBNL Data Center low cost EEMs Presentation I2SL 2013 -Mahdavi.pdf|
Saving Energy in Data Centers: Applying Best Practices - Hyderabad, India 2013
Presentation from the CII Data Center Workshop in Hyderabad, India. Author(s): Sartor, D.
Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Hong Kong 2013
Presentation from the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics in Hong Kong. Author(s): Sartor, D.
InterPACK 2013 - The Future of Data Center Infrastructure
Presentation from InterPACK 2013 on The Future of Data Center Infrastructure. Author(s): Coles, H.C.
|Coles - InterPACK 2013|
Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Chengdu, China 2013
Presentation on Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency given at Data Center Dynamics in Chengdu, China. Author(s): Sartor, D.
|Sartor - 6-25-2013|
Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers: Present Trends & Future Opportunities
Influx of IT activities, growing internet population, second largest wireless network, and a renewed banking sector have all aided to the cause of data explosion and thus flaring the need for data centers.
|Indian Data Center Trends & Future Opportunities|
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|
Guide to Minimizing Compressor-based Cooling in Data Centers
Best practice guide part of a series created by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), a program of the U.S. Department of Energy.
|Guide to Minimizing Compressor-based Cooling in Data Centers|
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|
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.
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|
The Energy Efficiency of the Jaguar Supercomputer
The growing energy cost has become a major concern for data centers. The metric, Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE), has been very successful in driving the energy efficiency of data centers. PUE is not perfect, however.
Demonstration of Intelligent Control and Fan Improvements in Computer Room Air Handlers
Computer room air handlers (CRAHs) at a Digital Realty Trust data center were retrofitted with improved efficiency fans and controlled by a central control system provided by Vigilent. The resulting efficiency improvements were analyzed in this report.
|CRAH Intelligent Control|
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 Other Half of the Problem – Server Closets and Small Server Rooms
Presentation given at the SVLG Data Center Summit. Author(s): Tschudi, B.
Data Center Modeling Demonstration
Presentation on the use of Romonet Software to analyze data center retrofit options for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Author(s): Bailey, A.M. and A. Ashbaugh
|Data Center Energy Efficiency Projects - SVLG Presentation.pdf|
Data Center Economizer Cooling with Tower Water
A prototype computer equipment rack-level cooling device with two heat exchangers was demonstrated to illustrate an energy efficient cooling capability.
|PIER_Economizer Cooling Demo_2012.pdf|
Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency: Labs21 Workshop - San Jose, CA 2012
Presentation from the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency: Labs21 Workshop in San Jose, CA. Author(s): Sartor, D.
|Sartor - 10-1-2012|
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|
Demonstrating a Dual Heat Exchanger Rack Cooler “Tower” Water for IT Cooling
Presentation on a prototype computer equipment rack-level cooling device from APC Schneider Electric with two heat exchangers was demonstrated at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to illustrate an energy efficient cooling capability. Oct. 2012
|Tower Water for IT Cooling|
Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Bangalore, India 2012
Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics in Bangalore, India.
Author(s): Sartor, D.
Presentation: Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Shanghai, China 2012
Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics in Shanghai, China.
Author(s): Sartor, D.
|Sartor - 9-17-2012|
Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Beijing 2012
Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop in Beijing, China.
Author(s): Sartor, D.
|Sartor - 9-8-2012|
New Energy Efficient Data Center Programming Guide
This guide addresses the energy issues a data center owner must consider for building an energy efficient data center.
|LBNL DC Energy Programming Guide 09_01_12-2.pdf|