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02/01/2012 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

PDF icon NRDC_SmallDCs2012_Brief.pdf
04/15/2015 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.

PDF icon ASHRAE observations_SVLG 2015.pdf
06/29/2006 ASHRAE Standard Weather Data for Building Design Standards

ASHRAE document that contains the international climate zones.

PDF icon ASHRAEstandardClimateZones2006.pdf
12/12/2013 ASHRAE Technical Committee 9.9

Mission Critical Facilities, Data Centers, Technology Spaces and Electronic Equipment

ASHRAE Technical Committee 9.9
04/16/2015 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.

PDF icon ASHRAE Thermal Guidelines_ SVLG 2015.pdf
04/26/2012 Best Practices for Data Center Efficiency - Shenzhen- 2012

Presentation on the Best Practices for Data Center Efficiency given as part of the US/China Data Center Efficiency Initiative in Shenzhen, China.

PDF icon Sartor - Jingyi - 4-26-2012
06/09/2017 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency

Presentation slides from the Shanghai Data Center Dynamics half day workshop on best practices for data center energy efficiency. 

PDF icon Shanghai Data Center Dynamics Workshop 060917 (1).pdf
09/20/2012 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Bangalore, India 2012

Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics in Bangalore, India.

Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor 9-20-2012
09/08/2012 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Beijing 2012

Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop in Beijing, China. 

Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor - 9-8-2012
06/25/2013 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Chengdu, China 2013

Presentation on Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency given at Data Center Dynamics in Chengdu, China. Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor - 6-25-2013
07/04/2013 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Hong Kong 2013

Presentation from the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics in Hong Kong. Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor- 7-4-2013
09/01/2012 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Hyderabad, India 2012

Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop at the Green Building Congress in Hyderabad, India. 

Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor - 9-1-2012
05/25/2012 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Mumbai, India 2012

Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics in Mumbai, India. 

Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor - 5-25-2012
09/05/2013 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - New Delhi, India 2013

Presentation from the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics. Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor 9-5-2013
02/25/2015 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency Seminar, Santa Clara 2015

Presentation from seminar organized by Dale Sartor and hosted by the Technology Convergence Conference Santa Clara. Topics covered:

PDF icon Sartor TCC Data CenterSeminar Feb 2015.pdf
10/01/2012 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency: Labs21 Workshop - San Jose, CA 2012

Presentation from the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency: Labs21 Workshop in San Jose, CA. Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor - 10-1-2012
06/01/2006 Best Practices for Data Centers: Lessons Learned from Benchmarking 22 Data Centers

Over the past few years, the authors benchmarked 22 data center buildings. From this effort, we have determined that data centers can be over 40 times as energy intensive as conventional office buildings.

PDF icon Best Practices from Benchmarking 22 Data Centers
03/01/2011 Best Practices Guide for Energy-Efficient Data Center Design

This guide provides an overview of best practices for energy-efficient data center design which spans the categories of Information Technology (IT) systems and their environmental conditions, data center air manage-ment, cooling and electrical systems,

PDF icon Best Practices Guide for Energy-Efficient Data Center Design
02/04/2015 Better Buildings Challenge

The Better Buildings Challenge supports commercial and industrial building owners by providing technical assistance and proven solutions to energy efficiency.

Link to Better Buildings Challenge
08/10/2015 Better Buildings, Better Data Centers: Applying Best Practices

Presentation slides from Dale Sartor's Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices Workshop. The workshop was hosted as an Energy Exchange pre-training event in Phoenix, Arizona.

PDF icon Energy Exchange DC Workshop_08102015.pdf
04/21/2016 Better Buildings, Better Data Centers: Applying Best Practices

Presentation given by Dale Sartor at Rocky Mountain Green 2016 in Denver, Colorado April 21-22, 2016.

PDF icon RockyMountainGreen_Sartor042016.pdf
08/08/2016 Better Buildings, Better Data Centers: Applying Best Practices

Presentation slides from Dale Sartor's Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices Workshop. The workshop was hosted as an Energy Exchange pre-training event in Providence, Rhode Island.

PDF icon EnergyExchangeDCworkshop_082016.pdf
06/21/2017 Better Buildings, Better Data Centers: Applying Best Practices Workshop Presentation

Slides from Dale Sartor's presentation on best practices at the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference.

PDF icon CHESC Data Center Workshop 062017 (1).pdf
Better Buildings, Better Data Centers: Applying Best Practices
03/24/2014 Binghamton University - Institute for Energy Efficiency Systems

The Center for Energy-Smart Electronic Systems, a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC), works in partnership with government, industry and academia to develop systematic methodologies for efficiently

Binghamton IEES
04/17/2015 Calculating Energy Savings Using High Efficiency DC Power Architecture in a Server Application (Tool)

This Excel-based calculator provides a first-order estimate of the magnitude of the energy savings based on converting an AC-based powering architecture to a DC-based powering architecture for a rack of servers.

Office spreadsheet icon dc_server_powering_ calculator.xls

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