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Evidence-Based Best Practices Around Data Center Management
Best practices document associated with the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI).
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.
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
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
Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) Data Centers
Overview of FEMP's data center work including CoE.
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.
|FEMP Dashboard Guide|
FEMP's Covered Product Categories searchable table
Federal agencies are required to purchase energy-efficient products.
|FEMP's Covered Product Categories searchable table|
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.
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|
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
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.
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.
|Sartor - 8-7-2011|
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.
|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||Electrical_Recommendations_ECBC User Guide for DCs_13 Feb19_Mr Pritam Goyal.pdf|
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.
|CII Workshop_Mumbai July 2018_Vivek (1).pdf|
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.
|Guide to Minimizing Compressor-based Cooling in Data Centers|
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.
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
|Guidelines for Datacenter Measure and Manage-Mahdavi- August 2014.pdf|
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.
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.
|SHANGHAI DCD Liquid Cooling panel 061517.pdf|
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
|Server Power Supplies_2005.pdf|
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
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.
|High Performance Computing Data Center Metering Protocol|
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
|High Performance Computer with High Efficiency|
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
|Berkeley CRT - Tschudi, Greenberg 2009|