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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
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.xls
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 Featured

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
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
04/03/2015 Combination Corrosion Coupon Testing Needed for Today's Control Equipment

Studies of both laboratory and field data collected by Purafil, Inc. has shown that using copper corrosion alone as a gauge for equipment reliability can seriously understate the corrosive potential of the local environment.

PDF icon Combination Corrosion Coupon Testing Needed for Today's Control Equipment.pdf
11/01/2014 Comparing Server Energy Use and Efficiency Using Small Sample Sizes

This report documents a demonstration that compared the energy consumption and efficiency of a limited sample size of server-­‐‑type IT equipment from different manufacturers by measuring power at the server power supply power cords.

PDF icon Server Energy Use Efficiency - Small Sample Size Strategies
02/04/2015 Considerations of Non-Conventional Liquid Cooling Immersion Technologies

Presentation with the following learning objectives:

PDF icon Patterson_LiqCool_ASHRAE_Chicago.pdf
12/12/2013 Consortium for Energy Efficiency Thermal Energy Management

To address research challenges of the intermediate and long term nature associated with thermal and energy management of electronics, the Consortium for Energy Efficient Thermal Management (CEETHERM) was initiated in 2002.

CEETHERM
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
04/15/2015 Cool IT Systems Case Studies

Presentation given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA. 

Author(s): Lyon, G.

PDF icon CoolIT case studies_SVLG 2015.pdf
06/01/2011 Corrosion coupons may not be useful for predicting data center equipment failure rates

Paper presented at the Indoor Air Conference June 2011: Corrosion Coupons May Not Be Useful for Predicting Data Center Equipment Failure Rates

Author(s): Coles, H.C., P.N. Price, T. Han, A. Gadgil, and B. Tschudi

PDF icon Corrosion DC Air 2011
07/09/2011 Corrosion Coupons May Not Be Useful for Predicting Data Center Equipment Failure Rates (Presentation)

Presentation at the Indoor Air Conference June 2011: Corrosion Coupons May Not Be Useful for Predicting Data Center Equipment Failure Rates

Author(s): Han, T., H.C. Coles, P.N. Price, A.Gadgil, and B.Tschudi

PDF icon DC Air Corrosion - Coles
12/01/2014 Cray Hybrid XC30 Installation - Facilities Level Overview

This paper focuses on the site preparation and integration of the Cray Hybrid XC30 into a state of the art HPC data center from a facilities point of view.

Author(s): McMurtrie, C., L. Gilly, and T. Belotti

PDF icon CSCS Descrizione Colin Piz Daint.pdf
06/27/2017 Data Center Air Management Estimator Featured

The NEW Data Center Air Management Estimator is a simplified version of the Air Management Tool that uses the same engine. The input options in this tool have been reduced in favor of increased clarity. 

 

Office spreadsheet icon AM Estimator Version 1-0.xls
12/01/2006 Data Center Air Management Report

The purpose of this study is to demonstrate to data center designers and operators the operational and energy benefits of thoughtful and efficient data center air management techniques.

PDF icon DC AIr Management Report_2006.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
04/11/2014 Data Center Air Management Tool (v.1.18) Featured

The Data Center Air Management Tool was developed to accelerate energy savings in data centers without affecting the thermal IT equipment environment by assessing the data center air-management status. 

Office spreadsheet icon Air Management Tool v1.18 (11-11-14) Distribution.xls
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
11/13/2008 Data Center Assessments to Identify Efficiency Opportunities Presentation

Presentation that outlines a number of tools and strategies to aid practitioners in reducing energy consumption in datacenters.

Author(s): Tschudi, B.

PDF icon Datacenter Assessments to Identify Efficiency Opportunities

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