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08/01/2010 Recommendations for Meeting Energy Efficiency Requirements for New Federal Labratories and Data Centers
The purpose of this document is to provide recommendations for meeting the energy efficiency requirements for new federal laboratories and data centers, specifically to comply with Executive Order (E.O.) 13423 and EPACT 20051.
PDF icon Labs & Data Centers EE Recommendations 2010.pdf
06/27/2011 Recommendation to ASHRAE TC 9.9 - Liquid Cooling GuidelinesHPC Compressorless Liquid Cooling Building Supplied Cooling Water Guideline
Presentation to ASHRAE TC 9.9 from HPC Working Group including LBNL that contains the technical basis for liquid cooling temperture guidelines.
PDF icon ashrae-recommend-6-2011.pdf
11/01/2011 Recommendation For Incorporating Data Center Specific Sustainability Best Practices into EO13514 Implementation
Document that provides guidance on incorporating data center sustainability measures pertaining to specific agency sustainability plans. The energy use reduction directly correlates with the greenhouse gas emission.
PDF icon Recommendation for EO13514.pdf
03/23/2020 Recalibrating global data center energy-use estimates
Data centers represent the information backbone of an increasingly digitalized world.
PDF icon Masanet_et_al_Science_2020.full_.pdf
10/01/2010 Rack, Row and Passive Door IT Cooling
Presentation from the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Data Center Efficiency Summit that demonstrates Rack, Row and Passive Door IT Equipment Cooling. Author(s): Coles, H.C.
PDF icon SVLG 2010 Oct Chill-Off-HenryColes.pdf
01/01/2012 Quick Start Guide to Increase Data Center Energy Efficiency
Two-page PDF that summarizes best practices for energy efficiency in data centers and how to get started. By the U.S. General Services Administration and U.S. Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program.

Quick Start Guide
03/03/2014 PUE: A Comprehensive Examination of the Metric
Document that allows executives to gain a high level of understanding of the concepts surrounding PUE, while providing in-depth application knowledge and resources to those implementing and reporting data center metrics.
PDF icon WP49-PUE A Comprehensive Examination of the Metric_v6.pdf
06/26/2016 PUE Estimator User's Manual
User's manual for the PUE Estimator, V1. The tool quickly provides an estimate of a data center’s current Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) and energy use distribution.
PDF icon PUEEstimatorManual_06022016.pdf
09/10/2015 PUE Estimator - Full List of Questions
List of questions in the PUE Estimator tool, V1. Document can be printed to gather the required information offline. 
File PUE Estimator Questions Checklist_09102015_0.docx
08/21/2017 Presentation: Practical Considerations for Metering and Power Usage Effectiveness
Slides from Dale Sartor's August 17, 2017 presentation on metering and Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) while participating in FEMP's Energy Exchange Data Center Panel.
PDF icon Sartor Metering and PUE EExchange.pdf
06/26/2018 Presentation: Harmonization of Open Standards
Slides from Dale Sartor's presentation at the Data Center Dynamics Conference in San Francisco in June, 2018. The presentation covers the working group effort to develop a liquid cooled rack specification. 
File Webscale2018Presentation.pptx
09/14/2017 Presentation: Federal Utility Partnership for Data Centers
Presentation slides from a September 14th, 2017 webinar. The webinar provided an overview of the Center of Expertise for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers' resources available to utilities and outline a strategy for U.S.
PDF icon Utility Partnerships Webinar Slides Sept-13-17.pdf
11/01/2017 Presentation: Environmental Conditions for Data Centers
Slides from the November 2017 presentation on Environmental Conditions for Data Centers from Steve Greenberg of LBNL.
PDF icon DCOI LBNL Env Conditions webinar 110117.pdf
02/22/2018 Presentation: Big Results in Small Places Exploring the Untapped Energy Efficiency Potential of Small Data Centers
Webinar slides from Better Buildings' Small Data Center Webinar, held on January 9th, 2018.  
PDF icon Big_Results_Small_Places-webinar slides.pdf
09/17/2012 Presentation: Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Shanghai, China 2012
Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics in Shanghai, China.  Author(s): Sartor, D.
PDF icon dc-dynamics-shanghai-9-17-12.pdf
04/18/2018 Presentation Slides: Air Management Webinar
Slides from Magnus Herrlin's April 12th, 2018 webinar on Air Management. In this webinar, participants will: Learn basic Air Management "Best Practices" Detect Common Problems Correct Common Problems  
PDF icon Air Management Webinar_0.pdf
Presentation Slides: Air Management Webinar
06/06/2019 Practical Experiences in Optimising Cooling System
File 2_Schneider Air-cooled small chillers_IGBC event.pptx
11/13/2018 Practical Considerations for Metering Data Centers
Slides from Dale Sartor's presentation on metering in data centers at Energy Exchange 2018. 
PDF icon Sartor EE18_Metering Presentation052018.pdf
Practical Considerations for Metering Data Centers
11/10/2016 Practical Considerations for Metering and Power Usage Effectiveness
Slides presented by Dale Sartor to the Better Buildings Data Center Partners on November 2, 2016.
PDF icon Metering_PUE_Sartor112016.pdf
04/01/2013 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.
PDF icon SmallServerRooms_Final Report_0.pdf
05/02/2012 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.
PDF icon pge-dc-workshop-4-29-2012.pdf
04/15/2015 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.
PDF icon PG&E Emerging Tech Case Study_ SVLG 2015.pdf
10/01/2007 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.
PDF icon Partical concentations data centers_2007.pdf
12/27/2013 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.
PDF icon PGE_SmallDCs2013.pdf
05/20/2020 Opportunities for ESPCs in Data Centers
This webinar, held by the CoE in May 2020, reviewed how energy savings performance contracts (or ESPCs) could be leveraged as a financing mechanism to reduce the barriers for energy efficiency in data centters.
PDF icon Data Center ESPC Webinar-PPT_0.pdf
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