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08/11/2016 Evidence-Based Best Practices Around Data Center Management

Best practices document associated with the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI).

PDF icon DCOI_BestPractices92016.pdf
11/20/2015 Example Data Center Energy Efficiency Assessment Report Featured

Data center energy efficiency assessment completed for an anonymous federal agency (Agency X) using the Center of Expertise's assessment template.

PDF icon Example_DC_EE_Assessment.pdf
03/19/2015 Executive Order 13693 -- Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade

Executive Order (E.O.) 13693 mandates for data centers: Ensuring the agency chief information officer promotes data center energy optimization, efficiency, and performance -- Section 3(a)(ii)(A); Install and monitor advanced energy meters in all data ce

Executive Order 13693
Implementing Instructions
09/01/2012 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

PDF icon SmallServerRoomFactSheet2012.pdf
10/30/2015 Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) Data Centers

Overview of FEMP's data center work including CoE.

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07/08/2014 FEMP Dashboard Guide

Dashboards help to track energy use, inform decisions for taking corrective action and can be used to track the performance of energy-efficiency improvements once they have been implemented.

PDF icon FEMP Dashboard Guide
02/02/2017 FEMP's Covered Product Categories searchable table

Federal agencies are required to purchase energy-efficient products.

FEMP's Covered Product Categories searchable table
10/05/2016 FEMP's Energy Efficiency Resources for Data Centers

Presentation slides covering the Federal Energy Management Program's data center-related resources. By Dale Sartor at the Data Center Optimization Initiative's Community of Practice meeting, October 2016.

PDF icon EEDCResources093016.pdf
04/30/2015 Free-Cooling Calculator

Based on environmental factors, and variables related to datacenter cooling infrastructure and IT energy use, this tool calculates potential savings attributable to the use of free cooling. From Green Grid.

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07/30/2009 Gaseous and Particulate Contamination Guidelines for Data Centers

ASHRAE white paper on data center airborne contamination developed by members of the TC 9.9 committee representing the following IT equipment manufacturers: AMD, Cisco, Cray, Dell, EMC, Hitachi, HP, IBM, Intel, Seagate, SGI, and Sun

PDF icon ASHRAE_Contamination_Whitepaper_30_July_2009.pdf
09/20/2016 Getting Data Center Management Started with Profiler Tools

Presentation slides that introduce the Data Center Profiler (DC Pro) Tools available to help data centers estimate Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) without sub-metering. 

PDF icon DCProTools_09202016.pdf
08/07/2011 GovEnergy 2011 - Data Center Efficiency Workshop

Presentation from the Data Center Efficiency Workshop Data Center Efficiency workshop given at GovEnergy in Cincinnati.

Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor - 8-7-2011
02/29/2012 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.

PDF icon Sartor - 2-29-2012
02/13/2019 Green DC Initiative of IGBC and LBNL US for Enhanced Energy efficiency In Indian Data centres - Electrical Recommendations PDF icon Electrical_Recommendations_ECBC User Guide for DCs_13 Feb19_Mr Pritam Goyal.pdf
12/20/2018 Growth in Data Centers and Recent Advancement in IT Load

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

PDF icon CII Workshop_Mumbai July 2018_Vivek (1).pdf
05/01/2013 Guide to Minimizing Compressor-based Cooling in Data Centers

Best practice guide part of a series created by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), a program of the U.S. Department of Energy.

PDF icon Guide to Minimizing Compressor-based Cooling in Data Centers
12/01/2013 Guideline for Water and Energy Considerations During Federal Data Center Consolidations

Consolidation presents data center owners with opportunities to employ industry energy efficiency best practices to lower both capital and operating costs, while ensuring sustainability through reduced energy and water use.

PDF icon Consolidation Guidelines_2013.pdf
08/01/2014 Guidelines for Data Center Energy Information Systems

The purpose of this document is to provide structured guidance to data center owners, operators, and designers, to empower them with information on how to study, specify and procure data center energy information systems (EIS) for managing the energy ut

PDF icon Guidelines for Datacenter Measure and Manage-Mahdavi- August 2014.pdf
06/07/2004 Guidelines for Field Data Collection to Benchmark Data Center UPS Efficiency

The purpose of this procedure is to provide instructions/guidelines for reporting the efficiency of UPS systems that are installed in data centers.

PDF icon UPS_Field_Data_2004.pdf
07/12/2017 Harmonization of Open Standards: Development of a Liquid Cooled Rack Specification

Presentation slides from the 2017 Data Center Dynamics Conference in Shanghai. The panel discussed the development of the liquid cooling rack specification and the standards harmonization project. 

PDF icon SHANGHAI DCD Liquid Cooling panel 061517.pdf
12/01/2005 High Performance Buildings: Data Centers Server Power Supplies

The goals for this project include an analysis of power supply efficiencies, which included the development of an accepted test protocol for server power supplies, lab and field testing of a broad range of server power supplies and documenting the resul

PDF icon Server Power Supplies_2005.pdf
12/01/2005 High Performance Buildings: Data Centers Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS)

The goals for this project included a complete analysis of distribution of UPS design efficiencies, which included the development of a UPS test protocol, and the broad circulation of efficiency findings to the industry through the CEC PIER program, Law

PDF icon UPS_Report_2005.pdf
09/01/2010 High Performance Computing Data Center Metering Protocol

This report is part of the DOE effort to develop methods for measurement in High Performance Computing (HPC) data center facilities and document system strategies that have been used in DOE data centers to increase data center energy efficiency.

PDF icon High Performance Computing Data Center Metering Protocol
01/01/2009 High Performance Computing with High Efficiency

A new computational facility under design for the University of California in Berkeley, CA is such a center that is being designed to accommodate either air or liquid cooling. This paper describes the unique design features of this center whose goals in

PDF icon High Performance Computer with High Efficiency
06/05/2009 High Performance Computing with High Efficiency

Presentation on the computational facility designed for the University of California in Berkeley, CA that was designed to accommodate either air or liquid cooling. 

Author(s): Tschudi, B., S. Greenberg and A. Khann

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