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Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Hyderabad, India 2012
Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop at the Green Building Congress in Hyderabad, India.
Author(s): Sartor, D.
|Sartor - 9-1-2012|
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
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|
Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Mumbai, India 2012
Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics in Mumbai, India.
Author(s): Sartor, D.
|Sartor - 5-25-2012|
PG&E/FEMP Data Center Efficiency Workshop - San Francisco, CA 2012
Presentation from the PG&E/FEMP Data Center Efficiency Workshop PG&E/FEMP Data Center Efficiency Workshop in San Francisco.
Author(s): Sartor, D.
|Sartor - 5-2-2012|
Best Practices for Data Center Efficiency - Shenzhen- 2012
Presentation on the Best Practices for Data Center Efficiency given as part of the US/China Data Center Efficiency Initiative in Shenzhen, China.
|Sartor - Jingyi - 4-26-2012|
Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Federal High Performance Computing Centers
This case study includes the results of the assessments, lessons learned, and recommended EEMs. Author(s): Mahdavi, R.
|HPCMP Case Study _Mahdavi-April 2012.pdf|
Modular Data Centers
Presentation on modular data centers and results of a corrosivity study.
Author(s): Coles, H.C.
|Modular Data Centers - Coles|
Wireless Sensor Network for Improving the Energy Efficiency of Data Centers
Study was conducted to validate the premise that providing data center operators with detailed, realtime measurement of environmental parameters and power consumption enables them to establish baseline performance, discover areas of sub-optimal performa
|Wireless Sensor Network Report_2012.pdf|
Energy Efficiency Investigation for the Magellan Super Computer at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center
The Magellan supercomputer, located at NERSC (National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center) in Oakland California, consists of an IBM iDataPlex system with 400 compute nodes. This system is cooled with passive rear doors.
|Magellan Energy Efficiency Investigation|
Improving Data Center Efficiency with Rack or Row Cooling Devices
In new data center designs, capacity provisioning for ever-higher power densities puts into question whether conventional room-conditioning systems can manage future information technology (IT) loads.
|Rack or Row Cooling Devices: Results of "Chill-Off 2" Testing|
Government Information Technology Executive Council Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - D.C. 2012
Presentation given to the Government Information Technology Executive Council in Washington, D.C.
Author(s): Sartor, D.
|Sartor - 2-29-2012|
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?
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
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|
Quick Start Guide to Increase Data Center Energy Efficiency
Two-page PDF that summarizes best practices for energy efficiency in data centers and how to get started. By the U.S. General Services Administration and U.S. Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program.
|Quick Start Guide|
Improving Energy Efficiency for Server Rooms and Closets
Brief Summary Fact sheet: Top 14 Measures to Save Energy in Your Server Room or Closet. Author(s): Brown, R., B. Tschudi, and P. Delforge
|Server Room Fact Sheet|
Updated Air-Side Free Cooling Maps: The Impact of ASHRAE 2011 Allowable Ranges
In May 2011, the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) published updated guidelines for the “Recommended” and “Allowable” temperature and humidity of data centers.
|Impact of Updated ASHRAE Ranges|
Data Center Efficiency and IT Equipment Reliability At Wider Operating Temperatures and Humidity Ranges
Paper concludes that many data centers can realize overall operational cost savings by leveraging looser environmental controls within the wider range of supported temperature and humidity limits as established by equipment manufacturers.
|Impact of Wider Temperature & Humidity Ranges|
Reducing Data Center Loads for a Large-Scale, Net Zero Office Building
In constructing a new research facility for its campus, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) project team identified the opportunity to design a world-class, energy-efficient data center to support its operations.
|NREL Datacenter Case Study|
Reducing Data Center Loads for a Largescale, Low-energy Office Building: NREL’s Research Support Facility
In June 2010, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) completed construction on the new 220,000- square foot (ft2) Research Support Facility (RSF) which included a 1,900-ft2 data center (the RSF will expand to 360,000 ft2 with the opening of an
|NREL Reducing Loads in a Large-Scale Datacenter|
"Hot" for Warm Water Cooling
The transition from air to liquid cooling is an inflection point providing an opportunity to work collectively to set guidelines for facilitating the energy efficiency of liquid-cooled High Performance Computing (HPC) facilities and systems.
|Hot for Warm Water Cooling.pdf|
"Hot for Warm Cooling (presentation)
Presentation that discusses highly efficient cooling achieved by utilizing high temperature fluids delivered to the inlet of IT equipment; from the Energy Efficient HPC Working Group presentation at SC-11.
Recommendation For Incorporating Data Center Specific Sustainability Best Practices into EO13514 Implementation
Document that provides guidance on incorporating data center sustainability measures pertaining to specific agency sustainability plans. The energy use reduction directly correlates with the greenhouse gas emission.
|Recommendation for EO13514.pdf|
Laboratories for the 21st Century: Data Center Efficiency Workshop
Presentation from the Laboratories for the 21st Century: Data Center Efficiency Workshop in Providence, RI.
Author(s): Sartor, D. and G.C. Bell
|Sartor - Bell - 9-19-2011|