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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.

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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.

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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

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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. 

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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.

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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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09/12/2017 UNDERSTANDING AND DESIGNING ENERGY-EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS FOR DATA CENTERS

The U.S.

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12/06/2016 United States Data Center Energy Usage Report (Presentation)

Slides from Arman Shehabi's webinar on the United States Data Center Energy Usage Report.

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06/01/2016 United States Data Center Energy Usage Report Featured

This report estimates historical data center electricity consumption back to 2000, relying on previous studies and historical shipment data, and forecasts consumption out to 2020 based on new trends and the most recent data available.

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07/20/2016 United States Data Center Energy Usage Report - Presentation

Slides from Arman Shehabi covering the United States Data Center Energy Usage Report. Presentation was given at the Data Center Dynamics Webscale San Jose, California.

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07/13/2015 United States Telecom Association

USTelecom is the nation's leading trade association representing broadband service providers and suppliers. 

United States Telecom Association
01/01/2012 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.

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12/20/2018 Upgradation of Technologies and Key Operational Benefits Achieved

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

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09/12/2017 Utility Energy Efficiency Program Design: Server Room Assessments and Retrofits

This paper presents a suite of programs and services to help utilities capture the market opportunity of energy savings in data centers.

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09/01/2013 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

PDF icon Variable Speed Fan CRAC Retrofit Case Study
12/01/2008 Verizon - DOE Assessment Identifies 30% Energy Savings for Broadband and Wireless Communication Company

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and utilizing new, energy-saving technologies are principal environmental objectives for Verizon Communications Inc. In 2008, the company participated in a U.S.

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03/01/2011 Water Usage Effectiveness (WUE™): A Green Grid Data Center Sustainability Metric

Link to download white paper on the Water Usage Effectiveness (WUE) metric from Green Grid's website. Registration is required to download, but it's free to register.

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03/01/2012 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

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09/01/2010 Wireless Sensors Improve Data Center Energy Efficiency

As data center energy densities, measured in power per square foot, increase, energy savings for cooling can be realized by applying wireless sensor network (WSN) technology and using the gathered information to efficiently manage the data center.

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09/01/2008 Worldwide Electricity Use in Data Centers

This study estimates historical electricity used by data centers worldwide and regionally on the basis of more detailed data than were available for previous assessments, including electricity used by servers, data centern communications, and storage eq

PDF icon Data Center Energy Use 2008
08/01/2008 Data Center Control with Wireless Sensor Technology and Airflow Management

Presentation demonstrating DASH, given at the California Franchise Tax Board.

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