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04/18/2018 Presentation Slides: Air Management Webinar

Slides from Magnus Herrlin's April 12th, 2018 webinar on Air Management. In this webinar, participants will:

  • Learn basic Air Management "Best Practices"
  • Detect Common Problems
  • Correct Common Problems

 

PDF icon Air Management Webinar.pdf
Presentation Slides: Air Management Webinar
09/17/2012 Presentation: Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Shanghai, China 2012

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

Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor - 9-17-2012
02/22/2018 Presentation: Big Results in Small Places Exploring the Untapped Energy Efficiency Potential of Small Data Centers

Webinar slides from Better Buildings' Small Data Center Webinar, held on January 9th, 2018.

 

PDF icon Big_Results_Small_Places-webinar slides.pdf
11/01/2017 Presentation: Environmental Conditions for Data Centers

Slides from the November 2017 presentation on Environmental Conditions for Data Centers from Steve Greenberg of LBNL.

PDF icon DCOI LBNL Env Conditions webinar 110117.pdf
09/14/2017 Presentation: Federal Utility Partnership for Data Centers

Presentation slides from a September 14th, 2017 webinar. The webinar provided an overview of the Center of Expertise for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers' resources available to utilities and outline a strategy for U.S.

PDF icon Utility Partnerships Webinar Slides Sept-13-17.pdf
06/26/2018 Presentation: Harmonization of Open Standards

Slides from Dale Sartor's presentation at the Data Center Dynamics Conference in San Francisco in June, 2018. The presentation covers the working group effort to develop a liquid cooled rack specification. 

File Webscale2018Presentation.pptx
08/21/2017 Presentation: Practical Considerations for Metering and Power Usage Effectiveness

Slides from Dale Sartor's August 17, 2017 presentation on metering and Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) while participating in FEMP's Energy Exchange Data Center Panel.

PDF icon Sartor Metering and PUE EExchange.pdf
09/10/2015 PUE Estimator - Full List of Questions

List of questions in the PUE Estimator tool, V1. Document can be printed to gather the required information offline. 

File PUE Estimator Questions Checklist_09102015.docx
06/26/2016 PUE Estimator User's Manual

User's manual for the PUE Estimator, V1. The tool quickly provides an estimate of a data center’s current Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) and energy use distribution.

PDF icon PUEEstimatorManual_06022016.pdf
03/03/2014 PUE: A Comprehensive Examination of the Metric Featured

Document that allows executives to gain a high level of understanding of the concepts surrounding PUE, while providing in-depth application knowledge and resources to those implementing and reporting data center metrics.

PDF icon The Green Grid - Examination of PUE
01/01/2012 Quick Start Guide to Increase Data Center Energy Efficiency

Two-page PDF that summarizes best practices for energy efficiency in data centers and how to get started. By the U.S. General Services Administration and U.S. Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program.

Quick Start Guide
10/01/2010 Rack, Row and Passive Door IT Cooling

Presentation from the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Data Center Efficiency Summit that demonstrates Rack, Row and Passive Door IT Equipment Cooling.

Author(s): Coles, H.C.

PDF icon Chill Off 2 - Coles
11/01/2011 Recommendation For Incorporating Data Center Specific Sustainability Best Practices into EO13514 Implementation

Document that provides guidance on incorporating data center sustainability measures pertaining to specific agency sustainability plans. The energy use reduction directly correlates with the greenhouse gas emission.

PDF icon Recommendation for EO13514.pdf
06/27/2011 Recommendation to ASHRAE TC 9.9 - Liquid Cooling GuidelinesHPC Compressorless Liquid Cooling Building Supplied Cooling Water Guideline

Presentation to ASHRAE TC 9.9 from HPC Working Group including LBNL that contains the technical basis for liquid cooling temperture guidelines.

PDF icon Recommendations to ASHRAE TC 9.9
08/01/2010 Recommendations for Meeting Energy Efficiency Requirements for New Federal Labratories and Data Centers

The purpose of this document is to provide recommendations for meeting the energy efficiency requirements for new federal laboratories and data centers, specifically to comply with Executive Order (E.O.) 13423 and EPACT 20051.

PDF icon Labs & Data Centers EE Recommendations 2010.pdf
09/01/2011 Recovery Act: Federspiel Controls (now Vigilent) and State of California Department of General Services Data Center Energy Efficient Cooling Control Demonstration

Eight State of California data centers were equipped with an intelligent energy management system to evaluate the effectiveness, energy savings, dollar savings and benefits that arise when powerful artificial intelligence-based technology measures, moni

PDF icon Data Center Energy Efficient Cooling Control Demonstration
12/01/2011 Reducing Data Center Loads for a Large-Scale, Net Zero Office Building

In constructing a new research facility for its campus, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) project team identified the opportunity to design a world-class, energy-efficient data center to support its operations.

PDF icon NREL Datacenter Case Study
12/01/2011 Reducing Data Center Loads for a Largescale, Low-energy Office Building: NREL’s Research Support Facility

In June 2010, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) completed construction on the new 220,000- square foot (ft2) Research Support Facility (RSF) which included a 1,900-ft2 data center (the RSF will expand to 360,000 ft2 with the opening of an

PDF icon NREL Reducing Loads in a Large-Scale Datacenter
12/01/2010 Retro-Commissioning Increases Data Center Efficiency at Low- Cost

As computing capacity within a data center shifts, their managers should ensure that its support infrastructure adapts accordingly in order to realize energy savings.

PDF icon Savannah River Site (SRS) Case Study
04/26/2016 Revised Specifications for Data Centers for Incorporation in ECBC - 2016, India

Presentation slides that introduce the data center specific technical specification/recommendations for the Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) in India.

PDF icon CII_LBNLWorkingGroupPres_April2016 .pdf
01/01/2002 Roadmap for Public Interest Research for High-Performance Data Centers

The roadmap development identified many areas where significant efficiency gains could be achieved through adoption of current best practices, better application of existing technology, and research into new technological solutions.

PDF icon Datacenter RD & D Roadmap
12/20/2018 Role of Commissioning in Equipment Performance – Codes and Standards

Presentation from the one day national workshop on “Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers,” held in July 2018.

PDF icon Role of commissioning in Equipment Performance_24.07.18_KR.pdf
08/21/2013 Saving Energy in Data Centers: Applying Best Practices - Hyderabad, India 2013

Presentation from the CII Data Center Workshop in Hyderabad, India. Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor 8-21-2013
09/01/2013 Saving Energy in Data Centers: Low Cost Energy Efficiency Measures Case Studies

Presentation with the following objectives:

PDF icon LBNL Data Center low cost EEMs Presentation I2SL 2013 -Mahdavi.pdf
05/01/2006 Self Benchmarking Guide for Data Center Energy Performance

Energy benchmarking offers a very effective way to evaluate the performance of a data center facility and compare it to similar facilities.

PDF icon LBNL Datacenter Self-Benchmarking Guide

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