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Data Center Assessments to Identify Efficiency Opportunities Presentation
Presentation that outlines a number of tools and strategies to aid practitioners in reducing energy consumption in datacenters.
Author(s): Tschudi, B.
|Datacenter Assessments to Identify Efficiency Opportunities|
Data Center Economizer Contamination and Humidity Study
Project measured server equipment exposure to particulate matter in typical California data centers to better understand what level of particle concentration is actually present.
|PG&E Economizer Contamination_2007.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|
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|
Data Center Electrical Power Chain Tool
This tool is designed to help assess the potential savings from efficiency actions in the electrical power chain of a data center, including lighting.
|DC Pro Electrical Systems Tool|
Data Center Energy Benchmarking: Part 1 - Case Studies on Two Co-location Data Centers (No. 16 and 17)
Case studies of data centers located in a four-story building in San Francisco, California (#16 and #17). General recommendations for improving overall energy efficiency of the data centers included improving the design, operation, and control of mechan
|Benchmarking case study 16&17_2007.pdf|
Data Center Energy Benchmarking: Part 2 - Case Studies on Two Co-location Network Data Centers (No. 18 and 19)
Case studies of two data centers within a co-location facility located on the sixth floor of a multi-story building in downtown Los Angeles, California (#18 and #19). General recommendations for improving overall data center energy efficiency include im
|Benchmarking case study 18&19_2007.pdf|
Data Center Energy Benchmarking: Part 3 - Case Study on an IT Equipment-testing Center (No. 20)
Case study of data center in multi-story office building in San Jose, California (#20). Since the data center was used only for testing equipment, it was not configured as a critical facility in terms of electrical and cooling supply. General recommenda
|Benchmarking case study 20_2007.pdf|
Data Center Energy Benchmarking: Part 4 - Case Study on a Computer-testing Center (No. 21)
Case study of data center in multi-story office building in San Jose, California (#21). Since the data center was used only for testing equipment, it was not configured as a critical facility in terms of electrical and cooling supply. General recommenda
|Benchmarking case study 21_2007.pdf|
Data Center Energy Benchmarking: Part 5 - Case Studies on a Corporate Data Center (No. 22)
Case study of data center located in an office building in Pasadena, California (#22). General recommendations for improving overall data center energy efficiency include improving the lighting control, airflow optimization, control of mechanical system
|Benchmarking case study 22_2007.pdf|
|07/14/2017||Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices Workshop||FEMP Flier-7-13.pdf|
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|
Data Center Energy Efficiency Measurement Assessment Kit Guide and Specification (Rev. 2014) Featured
The purpose of this document is to empower data center owners and operators with information on the importance of energy assessments and provide structured guidance for conducting them.
|Wireless mesh sensor guide-Mahdavi- July 2014.pdf|
Data Center Energy Efficiency Opportunities 10-3-2010
Presentation on Data Center Energy Efficiency Opportunities with the following objectives:
Data center growth in the United States: decoupling the demand for services from electricity use
Data centers are energy intensive buildings that have grown in size and number to meet the increasing demands of a digital economy.
|Data center growth in the United States.pdf|
Data Center Infrastructure: Key takeaways from CtrlS
Presentation from the one day national workshop on “Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers,” held in July 2018.
|Data Center Infrastructure Key Takewaways from Ctrls_Mr Kasu.pdf|
Data Center Leadership in the DOE Better Buildings Challenge
Presentation from the AFCOM Symposium Southern California.
|BBC Data Centers and LBNL case study 020815.pdf|
Data Center Master List of Energy Efficiency Actions Featured
Comprehensive list of recommended efficiency actions for data centers. The Master list also feeds into our Data Center Profiler (DC Pro) tool to provide tailored recommendations for improvement.
Data Center Maturity Model Assessment Tool
The Data Center Maturity Model (DCMM) touches upon every aspect of the data center including power, cooling, compute, sto
|Link to Tool|
Data Center Metering and Power Usage Effectiveness Webinar
Presentation slides from the 7/28/2016 Data Center Metering and PUE Webinar hosted by Steve Greenberg from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL).
Data Center Metering and Resource Guide Featured
Guide intends to help data center owners and operators implement a metering system that allows their organizations to gather the necessary data for effective decision-making and energy-efficiency improvements.
Data Center Metering and Resource Guide Presentation
Presentation given by Steve Greenberg at the 2015 Critical Facilities Summit.
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 Optimization Initiative (DCOI) Memorandum
The Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI), as described in memorandum M-16-19 dated August 1, 2016, requires agencies to develop and report on data center strategies to consolidate inefficient infrastructure, optimize existing facilities, improve s
|OMB Memorandum M-16-19|
Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) Website
The DCOI website contains additional information including how to join the DCOI Community of Practice and the data center listserv.