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06/22/2017 ENERGY STAR Page on Enterprise Servers

Overview of ENERGY STAR certified Enterprise Servers.

ENERGY STAR Page on Enterprise Servers
04/30/2015 ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager

Benchmarking the energy performance of your buildings is a key first step to understanding and reducing energy consumption and your carbon footprint.

Link to Tool
10/02/2018 ENERGY STAR® Program Requirements for Computer Servers

These Version 3.0 ENERGY STAR Specification requirements will take effect on June 17, 2019 and computer servers should be tested using SERT Version 2.0.1The Version 3.0 specification will recognize the

PDF icon ENERGY STAR Version 3.0 Computer Servers Program Requirements (1).pdf
08/21/2017 Energy-Savings Opportunities in Small Data Centers

Slides from Steve Greenberg's August 17th, 2017 presentation during FEMP's Energy Exchange Data Center Panel. 

PDF icon SmallDataCenterPresentation.Greenberg.EnergyExchange.17Aug2017.pdf
03/07/2019 Enhancing Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers

Presentation made by the Cooling Sub-Working Group at the February 13th National Workshop

PDF icon 2019-02-13-Presentation.pdf
01/01/2010 ERE: A Metric for Measuring the Benefit of Reuse Energy from a Data Center

Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) is a base data center infrastructure metric, but it does not consider these alternate uses for the waste energy.

PDF icon EREmetric_GreenGrid.pdf
10/04/2018 Establishing Metrics, Setting Goals, and Achieving High Data Center Energy Performance

This slide deck is from the 2018 Better Buildings 7x24 conference. A panel of Better Buildings partners from Digital Realty Trust, Intel, and the Lawrence Livermore, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories will share their stories and lessons learne

PDF icon 7x24 DOE Better Buildings 100418.pdf
Establishing Metrics, Setting Goals, and Achieving High Data Center Energy Performance
04/27/2015 ESTCP Project: Liquid Immersion Cooling of Electronics

Project description that explains the potential of liquid immersion cooling in high performance computing (HPC) and highlights a demonstration of the technology at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington, DC.

Author(s): Coles, H.C.

PDF icon ImmersionCooling_ESTCP_2015.pdf
07/10/2010 Estimating the Energy Use and Efficiency Potential of U.S. Data Centers

Paper that presents a bottom-up model that can be used to estimate total data center electricity demand within a region as well as the potential electricity savings associated with energy efficiency improvements.

PDF icon US Data Center Energy Use & Savings Potential
12/01/2005 Estimating Total Power Used By Data Centers in California

This study estimates total power use for such facilities, focusing mainly on California. We begin by summarizing what is known about total floor area for these facilities, and then analyzing the power densities associated with this floor area.

PDF icon Total CA Power DCs_2005.pdf
04/23/2015 ETCC: Data Center Air Management Research

Emerging Technologies Coordinating Council (ETCC) material on data center air management. Several common air management measures were included in the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modeling to explore the energy-saving potentials.

Link to Data Center Air Management Research
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
06/06/2019 Excellence in Design & Operation through Electrical Infrastructure File 4 Des & Ops Excllnce_Mr Pritam Goyal.pptx
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.

Link to Tool
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
08/19/2019 Getting Started: Identifying and Assessing Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Your Data Center Featured

This slide deck was presented at the Energy Exchange 2019 pre-conference workshop "Getting Started: Identifying and Assessing Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Your Data Center" on August 19th, 2019. The workshop covers:

PDF icon EEx 2019 - Getting Started_ Identifying and Assessing Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Your Data Center_final.pdf
Getting Started: Identifying and Assessing Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Your Data Center
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

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