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09/03/2019 Operational Data Analytics: Optimizing the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center Cooling Systems
In 2017/2018, the Energy Efficient HPC Working Group (EE HPC WG) Dashboard Team conducted an analysis that assessed the current use of information dashboards for operational facility management in major supercomputing centers around the globe, resulting
PDF icon Operational Data Analytics_NERSC_Cooling_Systems.pdf
06/22/2018 Open Specification for a Liquid Cooled Server Rack
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
PDF icon OpenSpecification.pdf
04/15/2015 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.
PDF icon GRC case study SVLG_2015pdf.pdf
05/01/2010 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).
PDF icon nsidc_dcstrategies.pdf
11/05/2019 New Horizons: Getting Back to Liquid Cooling
Amidst a backdrop of increasing computing demand, warm liquid cooling is among the cutting edge technologies that have emerged to lower energy bills and improve resiliency in data centers.
PDF icon 7x24LiquidCooling_New_Horizons.pdf
09/01/2012 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.
PDF icon LBNL DC Energy Programming Guide 09_01_12-2.pdf
07/26/2021 NetApp Case Study
NetApp, Inc., is a hybrid cloud data services and data management company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. NetApp has five data centers (Sunnyvale, CA; Durham, NC; Boulder, CO; Amsterdam; and Bangalore).
PDF icon NetApp Bangalore_Case Study - Free Outside Air Cooling_IGBC & LBNL 2021.pdf
National Workshops
Summary of National Workshops

01/01/2002 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
PDF icon National_regional DC Growth_2002.pdf
09/01/2014 Monitoring Kit for Data Centers
Presentation showcasing a monitoring kit for data centers with the following learning objectives:
PDF icon Assessment kit presentation -Mahdavi I2SL 2014.pdf
03/22/2012 Modular Data Centers
Presentation on modular data centers and results of a corrosivity study. Author(s): Coles, H.C.
PDF icon March2012PG&ESanFrancisco.pdf
03/01/2014 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.
PDF icon MHPCC Slides .pdf
03/01/2015 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.
PDF icon Metering Best Practices_2015.pdf
02/21/2019 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.
PDF icon Annexure-C Final agenda - 1st Advisory Group Meeting CII IGBC & LBNL _17 July 2018 Bangalore_0.pdf
03/01/2006 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
PDF icon Measure_Manage Data Centers_2006.pdf
04/06/2021 Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and NREL: Allies in Energy Efficiency, Systems Integration, and Resilience
This case study explores the collaboration between NREL and Marin Corp Air Station (MCAS) Miramar to build a new efficient, resilient, and cost-effective data center. 
PDF icon NREL Program News_Miramar Data Center_04-06-21.pdf
Marine Corps Air Station Miramar and NREL: Allies in Energy Efficiency, Systems Integration, and Resilience
09/24/2019 Making Datacenters Resilient and Efficient
Slide deck presentation from the September 24th, 2019 Data Center Blueprint Summit held in Mumbai. 
File How to make data centre resilient efficient - Copy.pptx
12/06/2018 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.
PDF icon Targeting Water Saving Measures for the Highest Impact-NREL.pdf
09/01/2008 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.
PDF icon sen-lucasfilm.pdf
12/06/2018 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.
PDF icon Liquid_Cooling_Your_Data_Center-NREL-EE.pdf
07/01/2014 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.
PDF icon MHPCC White Paper _Mahdavi-July 2014.pdf
12/03/2018 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.
PDF icon Liquid Cooling White Paper.pdf
04/15/2015 Liquid Cooling Installation Lessons Learned at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Presentation given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA.  Author(s): Bailey, A.M.
PDF icon LLNL Liquid Cooling SVLG 2015.pdf
04/08/2020 Lessons Learned in Achieving Data Center Efficiency Goals – 3 Case Studies
Today, data centers account for roughly 2 percent of the total U.S. electricity use, and national computational demand is expected to grow at a fast pace. Data center energy consumption can be reduced by 20 to
PDF icon 2017_09_11_17_7x24 Exchange_Better Buildings Reyher_Breland_Sartor.pdf
12/06/2018 Lessons Learned from the World’s Most Energy Efficient Data Center
Slides from U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) presentation at Data Center World 2018.
PDF icon Lessons_Learned_NREL.pdf

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