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Design Recommendations for High-Performance Data Centers
Report from a whole-system design charrette organized by the Rocky Mountain Institute to challenge the current model for data centers and develop a groundbreaking data center design—a clean-sheet model with no compromises.
HPDC Charrette_2003.pdf
Label for UPS Systems
The Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) commissioned the project „Parameteridentifikation und Messverfahren für USV-Anlagen“ [1] and created a basis for comparing UPS systems.
Swiss_Energy_Office_Label_2002.pdf
National and regional implications of internet data center growth in the US
Combining estimates of US computer room floor space for hosting facilities with total computer room power density, we found that these US data centers in the aggregate required less than 500 MW of power in 2000, and used only about 0.12% of the electric
National_regional DC Growth_2002.pdf
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.
datacenters_roadmap_final_0.pdf
Data center power requirements: measurements from Silicon Valley
Current estimates of data center power requirements are greatly overstated because they are based on criteria that incorporate oversized, redundant systems, and several safety factors.
Data Center Power Requirements_2001.pdf
National Workshops
Summary of National Workshops The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), formed by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), is making constant efforts towards wider adoption of green

ENERGY STAR Data Centers
 Data centers have emerged as the fastest-growing sector for ENERGY STAR certification, with more than a four fold increase between the number of data centers certified in 2014 and 2018. The certification recognizes that the company’s data centers rank