Resources

Resources

To find resources related to a specific technology or resource type please use the check boxes to filter results. You can also search by author's last name and other keywords through the search box in the top right of the site. "Featured" resources are shown first, followed by the most recent.

Date Titlesort ascending Files and Links
10/02/2018 ENERGY STAR® Program Requirements for Computer Servers
These Version 3.0 ENERGY STAR Specification requirements will take effect on June 17, 2019 and computer servers should be tested using SERT Version 2.0.1. The Version 3.0 specification will recognize the
PDF icon ENERGY STAR Version 3.0 Computer Servers Program Requirements (1).pdf
10/07/2019 ENERGY STAR: Data Center Energy Efficiency Success Stories
This page, hosted on the ENERGY STAR website, contains case studies and return of investment (ROI) su

04/30/2015 ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager
Benchmarking the energy performance of your buildings is a key first step to understanding and reducing energy consumption and your carbon footprint.

Link to Tool
06/22/2017 ENERGY STAR Page on Enterprise Servers
Overview of ENERGY STAR certified Enterprise Servers.

ENERGY STAR Page on Enterprise Servers
ENERGY STAR Data Centers
 Data centers have emerged as the fastest-growing sector for ENERGY STAR certification, with more than a four fold increase between the number of data centers certified in 2014 and 2018. The certification recognizes that the company’s data centers rank

ENERGY STAR Data Centers
Digital Realty improves efficiency, achieves ENERGY STAR
02/02/2017 ENERGY STAR Data Center web page
ENERGY STAR page that includes links to purchase ENERGY STAR certified enterprise servers, storage, UPSs, and network equipment.

ENERGY STAR Office Equipment
03/20/2019 Energy Performance Evaluation of Aquila’s Aquarius Fixed Cold Plate Cooling System at NREL’s High Performance Computing Center
This paper gives an overview of the Aquarius fixed cold plate cooling technology and provides results from early energy performance evaluation testing.
PDF icon Aquila_NREL_white_paper_73356.pdf
01/01/2008 Energy Implications of Economizer Use in California Data Centers
In this paper, based on building energy models, we report energy savings for air-side and water-side economizer use in data centers in several climate zones in California.
PDF icon Economizer Use CA_2008pdf.pdf
08/14/2017 Energy Exchange 2017: Better Buildings, Better Data Centers
Presentation from the August 14th, 2017 1/2 day pre-conference Energy Exchange Workshop.
PDF icon Energy Exchange Data Center Workshop 081117.pdf
03/30/2004 Energy Efficient Data Centers (Report to California Energy Commission)
Prior to this study, very little public information concerning the true electrical power requirements for California’s data centers was available. Author(s): Tschudi, B., T. Xu, D. Sartor, B. Nordman, J. Koomey, and O. Sezgen
PDF icon Energy Efficient Data Centers Report to CEC_2004.pdf
01/01/2011 Energy Efficient and Lower Capital Cost — an Alternative Data Center Cooling Strategy
In the first section of this paper we review various ways of cooling with air and demonstrate that the distance of the heat generator to the cold sink plays a large part in the total cooling energy consumption.
PDF icon ASHRAE Cooling Strategy Pres_2011.pdf
01/21/2021 Energy Efficiency Toolkit Series: IT Equipment
Energy savings at the IT Equipment level cascade through most energy consuming support systems in data centers hence multiplying the energy savings.
PDF icon Introduction To The New IT Equipment Tool - Saving Energy At The IT Equipment Level - Final.pdf
09/02/2020 Energy Efficiency Toolkit Series: Electric Power Supply
Slide deck from the second of CoE's four part webinar series.
PDF icon Power Chain Tool_091020_pub.pdf
10/07/2020 Energy Efficiency Toolkit Series: Air Management
This webinar provided an overview of cooling air management (AM) in data centers; identification of typical energy-saving opportunities in air management; and selective demonstration of Berkeley Lab's air management tools, including introduction of the
PDF icon Data Center Toolkit Webinar Series - Air Management (1).pdf
04/01/2012 Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Federal High Performance Computing Centers
This case study includes the results of the assessments, lessons learned, and recommended EEMs. Author(s): Mahdavi, R.
PDF icon HPCMP Case Study _Mahdavi-April 2012.pdf
03/01/2012 Energy Efficiency Investigation for the Magellan Super Computer at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center
The Magellan supercomputer, located at NERSC (National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center) in Oakland California, consists of an IBM iDataPlex system with 400 compute nodes.  This system is cooled with passive rear doors.
PDF icon Magellan-Report-final-v2.pdf
11/17/2013 Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Tool Kit
Presentation that identifies opportunities for energy efficiency in high performance computing applications. Author(s): Tschudi, B.
PDF icon TschudiSC13Workshop.pdf
08/01/2014 Energy Efficiency in Small Server Rooms: Field Surveys and Findings
Study that investigated how IT equipment was deployed, powered, and cooled in small server rooms. Results of this research are intended improve the energy efficiency of existing server spaces, and guide the design and configuration of new server rooms.
PDF icon EE in Small Server Rooms ACEEE_2014.pdf
04/01/2013 Energy Efficiency in Small Server Rooms
Final project report of Task 2.13: Energy Efficiency in Small Server Rooms in PIER project 500-10-052.
PDF icon SmallServerRooms_Final Report Task 2.13_2013.pdf
06/01/2013 Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers: Present Trends & Future Opportunities
Influx of IT activities, growing internet population, second largest wireless network, and a renewed banking sector have all aided to the cause of data explosion and thus flaring the need for data centers.
PDF icon CII Energy Efficieny in Indian Data Centers- Present Trends and Future Opportunities.pdf
02/13/2019 Energy Efficiency in Data Centres Through Optimized Operations
Slides from the Energy Efficiency in Data Centres Through Optimized Operations presentation held in Bangalore on February 13th, 2019. 
PDF icon Green Mark -SS564 Slides for India _Schinder Electric Mr Eswar.pdf
01/01/2010 Energy Efficiency Guidelines & Best Practices in Indian Datacenters
PDF icon Indian Datacenters_2010.pdf
03/03/2009 Energy Efficiency for Business Technology: Sacramento Municipal Utility Disctrict
Presentation given to the Sacramento Municipal Utility District. Author(s): Greenberg, S., M. Bramfitt, and P. Rumsey
PDF icon 2009-03-03_training.pdf
12/20/2018 Energy Efficiency Challenges and Way forward
Presentation from the one day national workshop on “Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers,” held in July 2018.
PDF icon Energy Efficiency Challenges in Data Center_PC Lohia_0.pdf
12/20/2018 Energy Efficiency Challenges and Way forward
Presentation from the one day national workshop on “Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers,” held in July 2018.
PDF icon Energy Efficiency Challenges in Data Center_PC Lohia.pdf

Pages