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09/12/2017 Utility Energy Efficiency Program Design: Server Room Assessments and Retrofits

This paper presents a suite of programs and services to help utilities capture the market opportunity of energy savings in data centers.

PDF icon Utility Energy Efficiency Program Design.pdf
09/12/2017 UNDERSTANDING AND DESIGNING ENERGY-EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS FOR DATA CENTERS

The U.S.

PDF icon Understanding and Designing Energy Efficiency Programs for Data Centers.pdf
08/29/2017 DCOI Guide for Data Center Migration, Consolidation, and Closure

This guide supports Federal agencies in their data center management while ensuring that planning is comprehensive for the evaluation, migration, and consolidation of data centers.

PDF icon DCOI migration guide.pdf
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
08/21/2017 Energy-Savings Opportunities in Small Data Centers

Slides from Steve Greenberg's August 17th, 2017 presentation during FEMP's Energy Exchange Data Center Panel. 

PDF icon SmallDataCenterPresentation.Greenberg.EnergyExchange.17Aug2017.pdf
08/14/2017 Energy Exchange 2017: Better Buildings, Better Data Centers

Presentation from the August 14th, 2017 1/2 day pre-conference Energy Exchange Workshop.

PDF icon Energy Exchange Data Center Workshop 081117.pdf
07/18/2017 DOE Data Center Air Management (AM) Estimator: User's Manual

This document provides users with everything they need to know about the Air Management Estimator, a simplified version of the DOE Data Center Air Management Tool. 

PDF icon DOE AM Estimator--User's Manual v1 (6-30-2017) (1).pdf
07/14/2017 Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices Workshop PDF icon FEMP Flier-7-13.pdf
07/12/2017 Harmonization of Open Standards: Development of a Liquid Cooled Rack Specification

Presentation slides from the 2017 Data Center Dynamics Conference in Shanghai. The panel discussed the development of the liquid cooling rack specification and the standards harmonization project. 

PDF icon SHANGHAI DCD Liquid Cooling panel 061517.pdf
06/28/2017 Air Management in Small Data Centers (PG&E)

This report focuses on improving air management in small data centers (<5,000 square feet) due to the great potential for energy savings.

PDF icon Air Management in Small Data Centers.pdf
06/26/2017 Improving Energy Efficiency for Server Rooms & Closets

A guide outlining effective methods to increase energy efficiency- ranging from low to high cost.

PDF icon Improving Energy Efficiency for Server Rooms and Closets.pdf
06/22/2017 ENERGY STAR Page on Enterprise Servers

Overview of ENERGY STAR certified Enterprise Servers.

ENERGY STAR Page on Enterprise Servers
06/22/2017 Top 12 Ways to Decrease the Energy Consumption of Your Data Center

A brief brochure compiled by ENERGY STAR that reviews the top ways to decrease energy consumption in data centers. 

PDF icon DataCenter-Top12-Brochure-ENERGY STAR.pdf
Top 12 Ways to Decrease the Energy Consumption of Your Data Center
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)
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
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
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.
03/15/2017 How to be Cloud Smart: IAAS Considerations for the Data Center Community

This whitepaper from the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) PMO, shares some of those lessons learned to provide a holistic view of cloud adoption and enable the federal data center community to be “cloud smart.”

PDF icon IAAS Considerations for the Data Center Community.pdf
02/02/2017 ENERGY STAR Office Equipment web page

ENERGY STAR page that includes links to purchase ENERGY STAR Certified servers, storage, UPSs, and large network equipment.

ENERGY STAR Office Equipment
02/02/2017 FEMP's Covered Product Categories searchable table

Federal agencies are required to purchase energy-efficient products.

FEMP's Covered Product Categories searchable table
01/19/2017 DCEP Program Description
PDF icon DCEP Program Description01192017.pdf
12/19/2016 Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers: Phase II Final Report

This report documents Phase II of the “Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers” initiative, which built on Phase I findings related to international best practices and how existing energy efficiency standards in India could address data ce

PDF icon IndiaPhaseIIFinalReport_CIILBNL2016.pdf
12/19/2016 Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers: Phase II White Paper

This white paper is a condensed version of Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers: Final Report for Phase II Activities.

PDF icon IndiaPhaseIIWhitePaper_CIILBNL2016.pdf
12/06/2016 United States Data Center Energy Usage Report (Presentation)

Slides from Arman Shehabi's webinar on the United States Data Center Energy Usage Report.

PDF icon EnergyUsageWebinar12062016.pdf
11/10/2016 Practical Considerations for Metering and Power Usage Effectiveness

Slides presented by Dale Sartor to the Better Buildings Data Center Partners on November 2, 2016.

PDF icon Metering_PUE_Sartor112016.pdf

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