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09/28/2017 Small Data Centers, Large Energy Savings: an Introduction for Owners and Operators

Webinar features Steve Greenberg, a lead author of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s "Small Data Center Energy Savings Guide,"  who provides actionable guidance to save energy in small data centers (less than 5,000 squa

PDF icon Small Data Center Presentation.928.17.pdf
02/01/2012 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?

PDF icon NRDC_ServerRooms2012.pdf
02/25/2016 Status Report on Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers and Developing Core IT Metric to Report Energy Performance of Data Centers

Presentation slides created to gather input on potential IT-specific energy performance metrics for reporting energy performance of data centers from a Core-IT Stakeholder Consultative Working Group in India.

PDF icon India_CoreITgroupPresentation022016.pdf
12/20/2018 Strategies for Thermal Management in Existing Data Centers

Presentation from the one day national workshop on “Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers,” held in July 2018.

PDF icon Existing Data Centre -Thermal Management-24072018.pdf
01/01/2008 SuperComputers: Super Polluters?

As supercomputing moves into the petaflop era (1015 flops, or FLoating point Operations Per Second), improved energy efficiency and renewable energy sources provide the key to increasing computing power without exacting and undue cost on the environment

PDF icon Super Computing_Data Center Journal.pdf
04/15/2015 SVLG Panel on Data Center Cooling

Presentation given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA. 

Author(s):Hydeman, M.

PDF icon SVLG Panel Data Center Cooling_Hydeman 2015.pdf
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.

PDF icon Sybase_Case_Study.pdf
10/01/2012 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.

PDF icon NRDC-WSP Cloud Computing
06/27/2011 The Effect of Data Centre Environment on IT Reliability & Energy Consumption

Presentation from Green Grid covering the following:

PDF icon The Effect of DC Environment on Reliability
05/19/2015 The Emerging Chinese Market for Energy Efficient Data Centers

Presentation from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) webinar, The Emerging Chinese Market for High Performance Data Centers. Webinar sheds light on some of the significant opportunities and challenges for companies that are exploring this market. 

PDF icon China Data Center EE Opportunities 20150519.pdf
12/07/2012 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.

PDF icon Jaguar Supercomputer
06/01/2013 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.

PDF icon US Cloud Potential
07/08/2016 The European Code of Conduct for Energy Efficiency in Data Centre

This Code of Conduct is a voluntary initiative aimed to bring interested stakeholders together, including the coordination of other similar activities by manufacturers, vendors, consultants and utilities.

Code of Conduct and related resources
11/13/2018 The Facility Perspective on Liquid Cooling: Experiences and Proposed Open Specification

Slides from the panel discussion at SuperCompute 2018 on experiences with liquid cooling and the proposed open specification.

PDF icon SuperCompute2018 Liq Cool.pdf
The Facility Perspective on Liquid Cooling: Experiences and Proposed Open Specification (PowerPoint Slides)
04/15/2015 The Green Grid Liquid Cooling Work Group

Presentation given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA. 

Author(s): Lyon, G. (Chair)

PDF icon TGG LCWG SVLG_2015.pdf
12/12/2013 The Green Grid website

The Green Grid Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit, open industry consortium of end users, policy makers, technology providers, facility architects, and utility companies that works to improve the resource efficiency of information technology and

The Green Grid
10/02/2018 The Information Factories Featured

Article Featured in Nature magazine in 13 September 2018 | Vol 561

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10/24/2012 The Other Half of the Problem – Server Closets and Small Server Rooms

Presentation given at the SVLG Data Center Summit. Author(s): Tschudi, B.

PDF icon Tschudi 10-24-2012
11/12/2013 The Other Half of the Problem – Server Closets and Small Server Rooms (Rev. 2013)

Presentation that summarizes a study on small server rooms conducted by LBNL in collaboration with Stanford and NRDC. The study characterized the power, cooling, and IT equipment in these spaces, and identified opportunities for improved efficiency.

PDF icon LBNL Server Closet
07/13/2015 The Up Time Institute

The Uptime Institute focuses on improving uptime management in Data Center Facilities and Information Technology organizations. Members represent Fortune 500 companies who collectively and interactively learn from each other.

Up Time Institute
12/06/2018 Thermosyphon Cooler Hybrid System for Water Savings in an Energy Efficient HPC Data Center: Modeling and Installation

The Thermosyphon Cooler Hybrid System (TCHS) integrates the control of a dry heat rejection device, the thermosyphon cooler (TSC), with an open cooling tower. Johnson Controls partnered with two national laboratories—the National Renewable Energy Labora

PDF icon Thermosyphon Cooler Hybrid System for Water Savings.pdf
06/22/2017 Top 12 Ways to Decrease the Energy Consumption of Your Data Center

A brief brochure compiled by ENERGY STAR that reviews the top ways to decrease energy consumption in data centers. 

PDF icon DataCenter-Top12-Brochure-ENERGY STAR.pdf
Top 12 Ways to Decrease the Energy Consumption of Your Data Center
01/01/2011 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.

PDF icon TUE Metric
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).

PDF icon Save Energy Now Program: Datacenters
09/12/2017 UNDERSTANDING AND DESIGNING ENERGY-EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS FOR DATA CENTERS

The U.S.

PDF icon Understanding and Designing Energy Efficiency Programs for Data Centers.pdf

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