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06/22/2017 Quick Start Guide to Increase Data Center Efficiency (GSA)

A Quick Start Guide compiled by the U.S. General Services Administration & D.O.E. FEMP that summarizes best practices for energy efficiency in data centers and how to get started.

Quick Start Guide to Increase Data Center Efficiency (GSA)
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
03/31/2015 Self-benchmarking Guide (Datacenters)

This guide describes energy efficiency metrics and benchmarks that can be used to track the performance of and identify potential opportunities to reduce energy use of data center HVAC and electrical systems. This guide is primarily intended for personn

Self-benchmarking Guide
06/28/2010 Self-benchmarking Guide for Data Center Infrastructure: Metrics, Benchmarks, Actions

Guide that builds on prior data center benchmarking studies supported by the California energy Commission. Much of the benchmarking data are drawn from the LBNL data center benchmarking database that was developed from these studies.

PDF icon Datacenter Benchmarking Guide
06/21/2004 Server Power Supply Loading Guideline

Presentation on the Server Power Supply Loading Guideline. The purposes of this Guideline is to ensure that the loading for each DC bus for a multi output server power supply is consistent when measuring power supply efficiency and to allow consistency

PDF icon ServerPowerSupply_2004.pdf
04/04/2014 Seventh Floor Data Centers RAY Building, Saint Louis, Missouri: Energy Usage Efficiency Assessment Report

This energy assessment, sponsored by the General Services Administration (GSA) and Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), focuses on two data centers on the seventh floor of the Robert A. Young (RAY) Building.

PDF icon RAY Energy assessment report -Mahdavi-May 2014.pdf
06/01/2017 Shining a Light on Small Data Centers in the U.S.

This report analyzes the  distribution of small data centers across the United States by geographic distribution and by building activity.

Shining a Light on Small Data Centers in the U.S.
07/13/2015 Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG)

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group is a public policy business trade organization.

08/21/2018 Small Data Center Workshop Presentation Slides Featured

Presentation slides from Dale Sartor's Small Data Center Workshop at Energy Exchange on August 20th, 2018.

PDF icon Small_Data_Center_Workshop.pdf
03/27/2017 Small Data Centers, Big Energy Savings Featured

The purpose of this brief guide is to present opportunities for small data center owners and operators that generally make sense and do not need expensive assessment and analysis to justify.

PDF icon Small Data Centers, Big Energy Savings.pdf
03/29/2017 Small Data Centers, Large Energy Savings(Presentation) Featured

Slides from Steve Greenberg's webinar on Saving Energy in Your Small Data Centers.

PDF icon Small Data Centers, Large Energy Savings Presentation03292017.pdf