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10/01/2020 Getting to "Yes" for Energy Efficiency
Implementing a cost-effective energy efficiency project requires passion and a willingness to invest some time and little money. Even if you are the key decisionmaker, making an energy efficiency project happen can be complex. This Guide offers a variet
PDF icon YesforEnergyEfficiencyGuide_000.pdf
08/19/2019 Getting Started: Identifying and Assessing Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Your Data Center
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
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
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
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
07/16/2019 Free Cooling to Optimize Operational Expenditure
Presentation made during the July 2019 Hyderabad Green Data Center Workshop. 
PDF icon Free Cooling to optimize Operational Expenditure.pdf
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
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
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 -Mahdavi-July 2014.pdf
10/30/2015 Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) Data Centers
Overview of FEMP's data center work including CoE.

FEMP
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
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
06/06/2019 Excellence in Design & Operation through Electrical Infrastructure
File 4 Des & Ops Excllnce_Mr Pritam Goyal.pptx
11/20/2015 Example Data Center Energy Efficiency Assessment Report
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
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
07/20/2020 Everyone Has a Data Center: How to be an Energy Champion for Yours
Learn how to make the business case for energy efficiency in data centers.
PDF icon Everyone has a Data Center - Slide Deck.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
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
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 Masanet et al. 2011.pdf
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
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
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
02/22/2020 EPEAT Registry
The EPEAT Registry contains a searchable database of certified data center equipment available for purchase.

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
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

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