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05/25/2012 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Mumbai, India 2012
Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics in Mumbai, India.  Author(s): Sartor, D.
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09/05/2013 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - New Delhi, India 2013
Presentation from the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics. Author(s): Sartor, D.
PDF icon dc-ee-dcd-09-05-2013.pdf
02/25/2015 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency Seminar, Santa Clara 2015
Presentation from seminar organized by Dale Sartor and hosted by the Technology Convergence Conference Santa Clara. Topics covered:
PDF icon Sartor TCC Data CenterSeminar Feb 2015.pdf
10/01/2012 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency: Labs21 Workshop - San Jose, CA 2012
Presentation from the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency: Labs21 Workshop in San Jose, CA. Author(s): Sartor, D.
PDF icon dc-labs21-10-1-2012.pdf
06/01/2006 Best Practices for Data Centers: Lessons Learned from Benchmarking 22 Data Centers
Over the past few years, the authors benchmarked 22 data center buildings. From this effort, we have determined that data centers can be over 40 times as energy intensive as conventional office buildings.
PDF icon aceee-datacenters.pdf
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
03/01/2011 Best Practices Guide for Energy-Efficient Data Center Design
This guide provides an overview of best practices for energy-efficient data center design which spans the categories of Information Technology (IT) systems and their environmental conditions, data center air manage-ment, cooling and electrical systems,
PDF icon eedatacenterbestpractices.pdf
02/04/2015 Better Buildings Challenge
The Better Buildings Challenge supports commercial and industrial building owners by providing technical assistance and proven solutions to energy efficiency.

Link to Better Buildings Challenge
08/08/2016 Better Buildings, Better Data Centers: Applying Best Practices
Presentation slides from Dale Sartor's Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices Workshop. The workshop was hosted as an Energy Exchange pre-training event in Providence, Rhode Island.
PDF icon EnergyExchangeDCworkshop_082016.pdf
04/21/2016 Better Buildings, Better Data Centers: Applying Best Practices
Presentation given by Dale Sartor at Rocky Mountain Green 2016 in Denver, Colorado April 21-22, 2016.
PDF icon RockyMountainGreen_Sartor042016.pdf
08/10/2015 Better Buildings, Better Data Centers: Applying Best Practices
Presentation slides from Dale Sartor's Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices Workshop. The workshop was hosted as an Energy Exchange pre-training event in Phoenix, Arizona.
PDF icon Energy Exchange DC Workshop_08102015.pdf
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
03/24/2014 Binghamton University - Institute for Energy Efficiency Systems
The Center for Energy-Smart Electronic Systems, a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC), works in partnership with government, industry and academia to develop systematic methodologies for efficiently

Binghamton IEES
06/05/2020 Breakthrough Data Center Design: NetApp-Bangalore Campus
PDF icon Data Centre_Presentation_NetApp.pdf
04/17/2015 Calculating Energy Savings Using High Efficiency DC Power Architecture in a Server Application (Tool)
This Excel-based calculator provides a first-order estimate of the magnitude of the energy savings based on converting an AC-based powering architecture to a DC-based powering architecture for a rack of servers.
Office spreadsheet icon dc_server_powering_ calculator.xls
04/17/2005 Calculating Energy Savings Using High Efficiency Power Conversion (UPS, AC-DC & DC-DC Power Supply) in Server Applications (Tool)
This Excel-based calculator provides a first-order estimate of the magnitude of the energy savings based on improving the efficiency of any one or more of the elements (UPS, AC-DC and DC-DC power supply) involved in powering a rack of servers
Office spreadsheet icon UPS_Energy Savings Calculator_0.xls
06/06/2019 Capex free sourcing of renewable energy and storage solutions by Corporate India: A New Trend
File 3_CleanMax Presentation for CII Data Centre.pptx
04/16/2019 Capex Free Sourcing of Renewable Power and Storage Solutions: A New Trend
Slides from the Capex Free Sourcing of Renewable Power and Storage Solutions: A New Trend presentation, made in Bangalore on February 13th, 2019. 
PDF icon CleanMax Presentation for CII_13.02.2019_WIP.pdf
05/01/2014 Case Study: Innovative Energy Efficiency Approaches in NOAA's Environmental Security Computing Center in Fairmont, West Virginia
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)’s staff evaluated the energy efficiency of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) new data center in Fairmont, West Virginia.
PDF icon NOAA Case Study_Mahdavi-May 2014.pdf
07/01/2012 Case Study: JouleX Energy Management (JEM) Solution at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)- Draft
This case study sought to demonstrate the capabilities of the JouleX Energy Manager (JEM), a promising automated IT assessment and management tool that can be useful in helping to manage the data center environment.
PDF icon Joulex Case Study_2012.pdf
04/16/2015 Case Study: Net App Data Centers and Lab
Presentation given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA.  Author(s): Renne, R.
PDF icon Netapp Data Centers SVLG 2015.pdf
05/01/2014 Case Study: Opportunities to Improve Energy Efficiency in Three Federal Data Centers
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) evaluated three data centers for potential energy efficiency improvements during the summer of 2012.
PDF icon Three DC Case Study _Mahdavi-May 2014.pdf
10/17/2016 CEE Data Centers and Business IT Program Summary
The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE)'s Data Centers and Business IT Program Summary provides a downloadable Excel spreadsheet of the data center incentives that CEE members offer.

Link to download list of incentives
12/01/2009 Chilled Water Plant Design Guide
Technical Brief from Energy Design Resources.
PDF icon EDR_DesignGuidelines_CoolToolsChilledWater.pdf
12/01/2009 Chiller Plant Efficiency
Chilled water-based cooling systems are frequently used to aircondition large office buildings or campuses that encompass multiple buildings.
PDF icon Design Brief_Chiller Efficiency.pdf

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