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07/13/2020 Best Practices for Modernizing Vintage Data Centers
This white paper discusses the benefits and challenges of upgrading the data center’s  infrastructure components and outlines best practices for successfully planning, implementing and testing those renovations.
PDF icon Best practices for modernizing vintage data centers.pdf
07/20/2020 Everyone Has a Data Center: How to be an Energy Champion for Yours
Learn how to make the business case for energy efficiency in data centers.
PDF icon Everyone has a Data Center - Slide Deck.pdf
08/01/2020 Data Center Toolkit Webinar Series: A Suite Of Energy Assessment Tools
This first webinar in the four-part series will introduce the CoE's comprehensive energy toolkit with a brief tour through each component and its role in an energy assessment of a data center.
PDF icon Data Center Toolkit Webinar Series - A Suite Of Energy Assessment Tools .pdf
08/13/2020 Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Model for Data Centers
Data centers are mission-critical components of all large enterprises and frequently cost hundreds of  millions of  dollars to build, yet few high-level executives understand the true cost of  building and operating such facilities.
PDF icon (TUI3011B)SimpleModelDetermingTrueTCO.pdf
08/13/2020 Data Center Energy Efficiency Investments: Qualitative Evidence from Focus Groups and Interviews
This study explores potential barriers to energy-efficiency investments in data centers through focus groups and interviews with data center managers, including split incentives, uncertainty about new technologies, and more.  
PDF icon EE Investments Qualitative Evidence from Focus Groups and Interviews.pdf
08/13/2020 Why your CFO needs to meet your IT department
Article on the benefits of involving CFOs in IT decisions.

https://www.greenbiz.com/article/why-your-cfo-needs-meet-your-it-department
08/13/2020 Discovering hidden costs in your data center - a CFO perspective
IBM report on what efforts forward-thinking CFOs are doing to properly account for energy costs and more efficiently manage their data centers.
PDF icon Discovering hidden costs- CFO perspective.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
09/08/2020 Energy Assessment Worksheet
Excel-based workbook to document the layout, metrics, actions and measurements from data center assessments. It is recommended that users first use the DC Pro tool before using this worksheet.
Office spreadsheet icon Assessment Workbook v2.0_Sept. 2020.xls
09/17/2020 Thermal Guidelines and Temperature Measurements in Data Centers
This document initially develops a list of generalized thermal best practice recommendations as a first step towards temperature management and measurements in data centers, ultimately saving infrastructure energy as well as protecting electronic equipm
PDF icon FINAL Thermal Guidelines and Temp Measurements 9-15-2020.pdf
09/20/2020 Energy Efficiency Assessment Report Template
Word template for a data center energy efficiency assessment report that can easily be tailored to site-specific data and owner/operator needs. 
File DCEE Assessment Report Template v2.0_Sept. 2020.docx
09/20/2020 Data Center Electrical Power Chain Tool
This Excel-based tool helps data center owners identify energy efficiency opportunities in the electrical power chain of a data center (transformers, generators, UPSs, power distribution units), plus lighting.
File Power Chain Tool_v2.22.xlsx
10/01/2020 Getting to "Yes" for Energy Efficiency
Implementing a cost-effective energy efficiency project requires passion and a willingness to invest some time and little money. Even if you are the key decisionmaker, making an energy efficiency project happen can be complex. This Guide offers a variet
PDF icon YesforEnergyEfficiencyGuide_000.pdf
10/01/2020 Creating a Data Center Efficiency Plan
This white paper demonstrates how to create a data center energy efficiency plan by outlining the required steps, overcoming common challenges, looking at what information is important and relevant in determining savings, and what factors to consider wh
PDF icon FRE-Data-Center-Efficiency-Planning-Whitepaper.pdf
10/01/2020 Small Data Center Webpage
Resource constrained data centers face unique challenges in their energy efficiency journey.

10/02/2020 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.
PDF icon AM Package Lookup Table Final Guide 6-19-2020.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
10/22/2020 Half Day Workshop | October 2020
Materials from the October 2020 virtual Half Day Workshop for the Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers Initiative.
PDF icon DraftAgenda_Workshop on Green DCs by IGBC & LBNL_22Oct_v2.03 (1).pdf
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PDF icon Shivraj Dhaka_Green DCs workshop - 22 Oct 2020 (1).pdf
File Innovative Cooling Technologies for Densely Occupied Loads in Data Centers.pptx
PDF icon Efficiency through IT Hardware and Software.pdf
File ECBC Guide_DCD _102220v3 w notes.pptx
File Case study Infosys Data Center (003) (1).pptx
File Infosys Case Study Launch Slide Deck.pptx
12/01/2020 Continuously Improving Energy and Water Management
High performance computing (HPC) centers are unique in certain aspects such as task scheduling and power consumption patterns.
PDF icon 030-037_Liu (2).pdf
12/10/2020 Data Center Summit | December 2020
Materials from the 2 day Data Center Summit "Green & Resilient Indian Data Centers," held by IGBC, CII and LBNL.
PDF icon Final Agenda_Data Center Summit 2020_CII-IGBC.pdf
12/23/2020 Infosys Bangalore Case Study
Infosys intended its Bangalore data center to challenge India’s data center design practices and inspire the enterprise data center industry by demonstrating best-available technology and world-class performance.
PDF icon Innovation in Energy Efficiency - Infosys Bangalore DC_IGBC&LBNL_2020.pdf
12/23/2020 Half Day Workshop | August 2020
Materials from the August 2020 virtual Half Day Workshop for the Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers Initiative
PDF icon CII Workshop 2020 Aug_Vivek Rajendran Dell EMC (1).pdf
PDF icon Final Agenda 19 Aug - Workshop on Green Data Centers by IGBC and LBNL US (1).pdf
PDF icon 8Eaton _CII Untapped Potential 19th August_Eaton (1).pdf
PDF icon 1DC workshop - 19 Aug 2020_IGBC - Shivraj Dhaka (1).pdf
PDF icon 5Data Center Sustainability v1_NPCI (1).pdf
PDF icon 3Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centres by_Mr Sinhal (1).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
02/22/2021 Contracting for Efficiency: A Best Practices Guide for Energy-Efficient Product Procurement
Contracting for Efficiency: A Best Practices Guide for Energy-Efficient Product Procurement, provides guidance to agencies with regard t

02/22/2021 ISO 50001 Certification
Designed to support organizations in all sectors, ISO 50001 provides a practical way to improve energy use, through the development of an energy management system (EnMS).

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