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06/05/2009 High Performance Computing with High Efficiency

Presentation on the computational facility designed for the University of California in Berkeley, CA that was designed to accommodate either air or liquid cooling. 

Author(s): Tschudi, B., S. Greenberg and A. Khann

PDF icon Berkeley CRT - Tschudi, Greenberg 2009
07/01/2009 Sybase Case Study: Database Technology Company Saves $262,000 Annually

In 2005, Sybase conducted an energy audit that revealed that their data center N+1 cooling capacity was at risk due to the center’s rapid growth.

PDF icon Sybase_Case_Study.pdf
07/30/2009 Gaseous and Particulate Contamination Guidelines for Data Centers

ASHRAE white paper on data center airborne contamination developed by members of the TC 9.9 committee representing the following IT equipment manufacturers: AMD, Cisco, Cray, Dell, EMC, Hitachi, HP, IBM, Intel, Seagate, SGI, and Sun

PDF icon ASHRAE_Contamination_Whitepaper_30_July_2009.pdf
08/17/2009 Utility Webinar Flier Image icon DOE-Utility_Webinar.png
09/01/2009 Control of Computer Room Air Conditioning Using IT Equipment Sensors

The goal of this demonstration was to show how sensors in IT equipment could be accessed and used to directly control computer room air conditioning.

PDF icon AC Control with IT Sensors
09/02/2009 Efficiency Opportunities in Data Centers - 2009

Presentation on efficiency opportunities in data centers. 

Author(s): Tschudi, B.

PDF icon Tschudi 9-3-2009
10/15/2009 U.S. Data Centers Save Energy Now

Presentation on Save Energy Now, which is a national initiative operated by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Industrial Technologies Prograom (ITP).

PDF icon Save Energy Now Program: Datacenters
12/01/2009 Demonstration of DASH at California Franchise Tax Board

Control software and wireless sensors designed for closed-loop, monitoring and control of IT equipment’s inlet air temperatures in datacenters were evaluated and tested while other datacenter cooling best practices were implemented.

PDF icon Demo of DASH_2009.pdf
01/01/2010 ERE: A Metric for Measuring the Benefit of Reuse Energy from a Data Center

Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) is a base data center infrastructure metric, but it does not consider these alternate uses for the waste energy.

PDF icon EREmetric_GreenGrid.pdf
01/01/2010 Energy Efficiency Guidelines & Best Practices in Indian Datacenters
PDF icon Indian Datacenters_2010.pdf
01/25/2010 Data Center Electrical Power Chain Tool

This tool is designed to help assess the potential savings from efficiency actions in the electrical power chain of a data center, including lighting.

Office spreadsheet icon DC Pro Electrical Systems Tool
05/01/2010 NSIDC Data Center: Energy Reduction Strategies

The Green Data Center Project was a successful effort to significantly reduce the energy use of the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).

PDF icon NSIDCAirside Economization and Unique Indirect Evaporative Cooling
06/01/2010 Data Center Rack Cooling with Rear-door Heat Exchanger

Liquid-cooling devices were installed on server racks in a data center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) in Figure 1. The passive-technology device removes heat generated by the servers from the airflow leaving the server rack.

PDF icon LBNL Rear Door Heat Exchanger Case Study
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
07/01/2010 Demonstration of Alternative Cooling for Rack-Mounted Computer Equipment

The California Energy Commission funded a demonstration study through the Public Interest Energy Research program with the objective to compare cooling energy use of an innovative rack-mounted computer cooling design to other computer-rack cooling desig

PDF icon Demo Alternative Cooling_Rack Mounted_2010.pdf
07/10/2010 Estimating the Energy Use and Efficiency Potential of U.S. Data Centers

Paper that presents a bottom-up model that can be used to estimate total data center electricity demand within a region as well as the potential electricity savings associated with energy efficiency improvements.

PDF icon US Data Center Energy Use & Savings Potential
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
09/01/2010 Wireless Sensors Improve Data Center Energy Efficiency

As data center energy densities, measured in power per square foot, increase, energy savings for cooling can be realized by applying wireless sensor network (WSN) technology and using the gathered information to efficiently manage the data center.

PDF icon Wireless Sensors in Datacenters
09/01/2010 High Performance Computing Data Center Metering Protocol

This report is part of the DOE effort to develop methods for measurement in High Performance Computing (HPC) data center facilities and document system strategies that have been used in DOE data centers to increase data center energy efficiency.

PDF icon High Performance Computing Data Center Metering Protocol
09/01/2010 Data Center Airflow Management Retrofit

As data center energy densities, measured in power-use per square foot, increase, energy savings for cooling can be realized by optimizing airflow pathways within the data center.

PDF icon Airflow Management Case Study
09/01/2010 Demonstration of Rack-Mounted Computer Equipment Cooling Solutions (PIER)

Eleven cooling systems, for rack mounted computer equipment were evaluated and compared for their cooling effectiveness and their energy.

PDF icon Rack Mounted Cooling Solutions_2010.pdf
09/22/2010 Data Center Air Management Research

By applying a more rigorous methodology, this research focuses on how air management can be improved to save energy without negatively affecting the thermal IT-equipment environment and, in turn, the IT-equipment reliability.

PDF icon AirManagement_Herrlin2010.pdf
09/24/2010 Cisco Energy Management: A Case Study in Implementing Energy as a Service

Case study that provides insight into how a Cisco lab organization solved capacity challenges using innovative network-based tools and reduced total energy costs by 33 percent, functional elements of IP-enabled energy management, and how Cisco Services

PDF icon CiscoEMSWhitePaper_2010.pdf
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
10/03/2010 Data Center Energy Efficiency Opportunities 10-3-2010

Presentation on Data Center Energy Efficiency Opportunities with the following objectives:

PDF icon Tschudi 10-3-2010

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