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Achieving the 20MW Target: Mobilizing the HPC Community to Accelerate Energy Efficient Computing
The growth rate in energy consumed by data centers in the United States has been declining in the past five years compared to its earlier accelerating pace. This reduced growth rate was achieved in large part due to energy efficiency improvements.

Advisory Group Meeting | July 2019
Agenda and meeting minutes from the second advisory group meeting for the Indian Data Center Efficiency Initiative. 
Agenda 2nd AGM Data Centers Taj West End Bangalore 17 Julyv1.02.pdf
AGM_July2019_MeetingMinutes.pdf
AFCOM
AFCOM advances data center professionals by delivering comprehensive and vendor-neutral education and peer-to-peer networking to its members around the globe. 

Agenda- National Workshop on Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Data Centers
Agenda for the one day national workshop on “Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers,” held in July 2018.
Agenda_EE in Data Centers_National Workshop on 24 July_Mumbai.pdf
Agenda: Half Day Workshop on Green Data Centers
Agenda from the half-day workshop held in Bangalore as part of the Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers Initiative, a joint initiative of IGBC and LBNL. 
Workshop on Green Data Centers Bangalore _Agenda 13 Feb 2019.pdf
Agenda: Half Day Workshop on Green Data Centers
Agenda from the half-day workshop held in Bangalore as part of the Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers Initiative, a joint initiative of IGBC and LBNL. 
Workshop on Green Data Centers Bangalore _Agenda 13 Feb 2019.pdf
Agenda: Half Day Workshop on Green Data Centres: Joint Initiative of IGBC and LBNL US for “Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centre Projects”
Agenda_Workshop on Green Data Centers Mumbai _Agenda 14 May 2019 (2).pdf
Agenda: “Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Green Data Centers”
Agenda from the first Advisory Group Meeting
Annexure-C Final agenda - 1st Advisory Group Meeting CII IGBC & LBNL _17 July 2018 Bangalore.pdf
Air Corrosivity in U.S. Outdoor-Air-Cooled Data Centers is Similar to That in Conventional Data Centers
The goal of this research was to investigate whether gaseous contamination is a concern for U.S. data center operators as it relates to the reliability of IT equipment.
Air Corrosivity_Air Cooling_2011.pdf
Air Management in Small Data Centers (PG&E)
This report focuses on improving air management in small data centers (<5,000 square feet) due to the great potential for energy savings.
pgande_final_report_2016_herrlin2001204.pdf
Air Management Packages Tool
This report presents estimated energy savings for small data center chiller (refrigeration) and fan equipment in a new tabular format for various air management upgrade scenarios.
AM Package Lookup Table Final Guide 6-19-2020.pdf
Air Management Resource Webinar
Slides from Magnus Herrlin's Air Management Resource Webinar. This webinar provides an overview of best practices in air management, including how to detect and correct problems.
2018-07-19 Air Management Resource Webinar.pdf
Air Management Tool User Guide
User Guide for the CoE's Air Management Tool.
DOE AM Tool--User's Manual v2.1 (12-20-2021) (1)_0.pdf
Air-Side Economizer Cooling Is Safe for Most California Data Centers
The goal of this research was to investigate whether gaseous contamination is a concern for California data center operators as it relates to the reliability of IT equipment.
Airside Economizer Cooling CA_2011.pdf
Alternative Financing of Data Center Energy Projects
This slide deck covers opportunities for energy efficiency in data centers. It reviews alternative financing options for energy efficiency projects in data centers, with a particular focus on how ESPCs and UESCs can help advance efficiency.
Sartor Data Center ESPC 110218.pdf
An Analysis of Contracts and Relationships between Supercomputing Centers and Electricity Service Providers
Increases in peak electricity demands and the growing use of renewable energy — with associated intermittency and variable output — present new challenges to electricity service providers (ESPs).
An Analysis of Contracts and Relationships between Supercomputing Centers and Electricity Service Providers.pdf
An Evolution in Liquid Cooling: LBNL 50B-1275 as a Case Study
This case study summarizes the energy efficiency measures (and outcomes) implemented in Building 50B, Room 1275 at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
LiquidCooling.CaseStudy.pdf
Applying Best Practices to Meet the Challenge: Participation in the DOE Better Buildings Challenge
Presentation on the DOE Better Buildings Challenge given at the Technology Covergence Conference Santa Clara. Author(s): Sartor, D.
TCC 2015 Sartor Presentation021015.pdf
Applying Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices
Presentation slides from Dale Sartor's session at the Designing, Deploying and Managing Efficient Data Centers Conference in Santa Clara, CA.
SartorBest Practices_100816.pdf
Are There Ghosts in Your Closet? Saving Wasted Energy in Computer Server Rooms
Brief document that outlines how to optimize the energy footprint of server rooms. Author(s): Pierre Delforge from National Resources Defense Council
NRDC_SmallDCs2012_Brief.pdf
ASHRAE Data Center Environmental Standards: Some Field Observations
Presentation given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA.  Author(s):Khattar, M.
ASHRAE observations_SVLG 2015.pdf
ASHRAE Standard Weather Data for Building Design Standards
ASHRAE document that contains the international climate zones.
ASHRAEstandardClimateZones2006.pdf
ASHRAE Technical Committee 9.9
Mission Critical Facilities, Data Centers, Technology Spaces and Electronic Equipment

ASHRAE Thermal Guidelines for Data Processing Environments
Presentation given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA.  Author(s): Steinbrecher, R.
ASHRAE Thermal Guidelines_ SVLG 2015.pdf
Benefits of Green Data Center Rating System and New Initiatives by IGBC and LBNL
1_DC Rating System_Presentation 14 May 19_IGBC.ppt