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Liquid Cooling Requirements White Paper
In China and the United States, data centers are growing in number, size, and intensity, and consume a lot of energy.
|Liquid Cooling White Paper.pdf|
Liquid Cooling v. Air Cooling Evaluation in the Maui High Performance Computing Center
This paper describes the efficiency characteristics of a water cooled information technology (IT) system applied in a retrofit project at the Maui High Performance Computing Center (MHPCC) data center.
|MHPCC White Paper _Mahdavi-July 2014.pdf|
Liquid in the Rack: Liquid Cooling Your Data Center
Slides from NREL's presentation at the 2018 Better Buildings Summit Energy Exchange on designing and building the world's most efficient data center, with a focus on liquid cooling.
Lucasfilm - DOE Assessment Evaluates Energy Performance of Largest Computer Network in Entertainment Industry
Populated with high-end servers, the Lucasfilm data center is critical to delivering large volumes of data and high-resolution images to the desktops of graphic artists, game developers, and motion picture directors.
Making a Splash: Targeting Water Saving Measures for the Highest Impact
Slides from NREL's presentation at the 2018 Better Buildings Summit Energy Exchange on designing and building the world's most efficient data center, with a focus on water savings.
|Targeting Water Saving Measures for the Highest Impact-NREL.pdf|
Measuring and Managing Data Center Energy Use
This article summarizes best practices developed from an extensive study of energy use in 22 data centers. Author(s): Tschudi, B., E. Mills, S. Greenberg, P. Rumsey
|Measure_Manage Data Centers_2006.pdf|
Meeting Minutes- First Advisory Group Meeting, Enhancing Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers Initiative
Meeting minutes from the first advisory group meeting held in Bangalore in July 2018.
|Annexure-C Final agenda - 1st Advisory Group Meeting CII IGBC & LBNL _17 July 2018 Bangalore.pdf|
Metering Best Practices: A Guide to Achieving Utility Resource Efficiency, Release 3.0
The focus of this guide is to provide energy, water and facility managers and practitioners with information that facilitates using metering to achieve potential savings and benefits.
|Metering Best Practices_2015.pdf|
MHPCC Data Center Energy Efficiency Measures: Impact of Higher Air Intake Temperatures
Presentation of the MHPCC case study, focusing on the impact of higher air intake temperatures. Author(s): Mahdavi, R.
|Mahdavi - Impact of Higher Intake Temperatures|
Modular Data Centers
Presentation on modular data centers and results of a corrosivity study.
Author(s): Coles, H.C.
|Modular Data Centers - Coles|
Monitoring Kit for Data Centers
Presentation showcasing a monitoring kit for data centers with the following learning objectives:
|Assessment kit presentation -Mahdavi I2SL 2014.pdf|
National and regional implications of internet data center growth in the US
Combining estimates of US computer room floor space for hosting facilities with total computer room power density, we found that these US data centers in the aggregate required less than 500 MW of power in 2000, and used only about 0.12% of the electric
|National_regional DC Growth_2002.pdf|
Summary of National Workshops
New Energy Efficient Data Center Programming Guide
This guide addresses the energy issues a data center owner must consider for building an energy efficient data center.
|LBNL DC Energy Programming Guide 09_01_12-2.pdf|
NSIDC Data Center: Energy Reduction Strategies
The Green Data Center Project was a successful effort to significantly reduce the energy use of the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).
|NSIDCAirside Economization and Unique Indirect Evaporative Cooling|
Oil Immersion Cooling: Case Studies of Two Oil and Gas Data Centers
Presentation was given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA.
Author(s): Varma, D.
|GRC case study SVLG_2015pdf.pdf|
Open Specification for a Liquid Cooled Server Rack Featured
This document is a progress update on the development of an open specification for a liquid cooled server rack. The initiative to develop an open specification for liquid cooling is part of a larger initiative to harmonize international open standards i
Opportunities for Combined Heat and Power in Data Centers
Report analyzes the opportunities for CHP technologies to assist primary power in making the data center more cost-effective and energy efficient.
|Opportunities for Combined Heat & Power in Data Centers|
Pacific Gas and Electric Company Small Data Center Market Study
Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) tasked Cadmus to provide insight into the energy-efficiency opportunity in small data centers in its service territory, particularly focusing on small and medium business (SMB) customers.
Particle concentrations in data centers
Study presents the first published measurements of particle concentrations in operating data centers. Indoor and outdoor particle measurements were taken at eight different sites in northern California for particulate matter 0.3–5.0 mm in diameter.
|Partical concentations data centers_2007.pdf|
PG&E Emerging Technology Case Study: Submersion Cooling for Data Centers
Presentation given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA.
Author(s): Fok, S.
|PG&E Emerging Tech Case Study_ SVLG 2015.pdf|
PG&E/FEMP Data Center Efficiency Workshop - San Francisco, CA 2012
Presentation from the PG&E/FEMP Data Center Efficiency Workshop PG&E/FEMP Data Center Efficiency Workshop in San Francisco.
Author(s): Sartor, D.
|Sartor - 5-2-2012|
PIER Final Report: Energy Efficiency in Server Rooms
A report on a final PIER project that investigated how IT equipment was deployed, powered, and cooled in small server rooms, and developed strategies to improve energy efficiency.
Practical Considerations for Metering and Power Usage Effectiveness
Slides presented by Dale Sartor to the Better Buildings Data Center Partners on November 2, 2016.
Practical Considerations for Metering Data Centers
Slides from Dale Sartor's presentation on metering in data centers at Energy Exchange 2018.
Sartor EE18_Metering Presentation052018.pdf
Practical Considerations for Metering Data Centers