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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.
Data center power requirements: measurements from Silicon Valley
Current estimates of data center power requirements are greatly overstated because they are based on criteria that incorporate oversized, redundant systems, and several safety factors.
|Data Center Power Requirements_2001.pdf|
Data center power use: a review of the historical data
Presentation from the IBM Austin Conference on Energy-Efficient Design Austin, TX. Author(s): Koomey, J.
|Data Center Power Use_2004.pdf|
Data Center R&D Roadmap
This document reflects the ideas and solutions expressed by the more than sixty experts who attended the “Vision and Roadmap Workshop on Routing Telecom and Data Centers Toward Efficient Energy Use,” held on October 15 and 16, 2008, at the Yahoo!
|DC R&D Roadmap|
Data Center Rack Cooling with Rear-door Heat Exchanger
Liquid-cooling devices were installed on server racks in a data center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) in Figure 1. The passive-technology device removes heat generated by the servers from the airflow leaving the server rack.
|LBNL Rear Door Heat Exchanger Case Study|
Data Center Research and the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Spotlight on LBNL's data centers work. In The Data Center Journal
|DC Research and LBNL_2008.pdf|
Data Centers and Energy Use – Let’s Look at the Data
The information presented can be used by data center owners, operators, and designers to understand current performance, to set design and operational criteria for new projects, to identify current best practices in design and operation, and to improve
|DC Look at Data_ACEEE 2003.pdf|
Data Centers Revisited: Assessment of the Energy Impact of Retrofits and Technology Trends in a High-Density Computing Facility
This paper updates one of the first studies to document the electricity consumption and power distribution within an Internet data center.
Data Driven. Advancing a Sustainable Future. (Video)
What is the future of the cloud? Take an inside look at the rise of our data driven world and the environmental impact of the energy consumption that data centers have today.
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) houses information on the financial incentives available for efficient data center equipment.
|12/01/2014||Datacenter Air Management Tool Data Collection Guide||DOE AM Tool--Data Collection Guide v1.18 (11-24-2014).pdf|
|12/01/2014||Datacenter Air Management Tool Engineering Reference||DOE AM Tool--Eng Reference v1.18 (11-24-2014).pdf|
|11/24/2014||Datacenter Air Management Tool User Manual||DOE AM Tool--User's Manual v1.18 (11-24-2014).pdf|
DC Power Distribution Cuts Data Center Energy Use
California Energy Commission's Public Interest Energy Research Program (PIER) technical Brief on Direct Current (DC) Power. Author(s): Tschudi, B.
|DC Power_PIER Brief_2008.pdf|
DC Power for Data Centers of the Future
Website that outlines the benefits of using a Direct Current (DC) Power distribution scheme throughout a data center instead of the conventional Alternating Current (AC) power.
|Link to DC Power for Data Centers of the Future site|
DC Power for Improved Data Center Efficiency
This report details a demonstration of alternative approaches for delivering power to computational and network equipment in a data center using Direct Current (DC) Power, and comparing its efficiency to the more traditional approach using AC.
|DC Power Demo_2008.pdf|
DC Pro - Full List of Questions
List of questions in the DC Pro tool, V4. Document can be printed to gather the required information offline.
|DC Pro Questions Checklist_09182015.docx|
DC Pro Data Center Baseline Guide
||DC Pro Baseline Manual 02_2015.pdf|
DC Pro Tools Calculation Reference Manual
This document contains detailed descriptions of all calculations performed by the DC Pro tools.
|DC Pro Calculation Manual|
DC Pro User's Manual
User's manual for the Data Center Profiler (DC Pro) Tool, V4. DC Pro estimates a data center’s current and potential Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) and energy use distribution. It also provides a tailored list of recommended tasks for improvement.
DCEP Process Manual
Manual provides administrative step by step instructions for conducting an energy assessment (before, during, and after the assessment).
|DCEP Process Manual v2.0 (4-23-2019) (1).pdf|
DCEP Program Description
||DCEP Program Description01192017.pdf|
DCEP Program Developers, Instructors, and Practitioners Featured
List of developers, instructors, and generalists for the DCEP program.
|DCEP_LIST_Updated 06-21-2018 with June trainings.pdf|
|06/28/2016||DCEP Typical Training Agenda||DCEP Training 3-Day Agenda 6-28-2016.pdf|