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10/13/2016 Applying Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices

Presentation slides from Dale Sartor's session at the Designing, Deploying and Managing Efficient Data Centers Conference in Santa Clara, CA.

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10/06/2016 Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) Website

The DCOI website contains additional information including how to join the DCOI Community of Practice and the data center listserv.

Datacenters.cio.gov
10/05/2016 FEMP's Energy Efficiency Resources for Data Centers

Presentation slides covering the Federal Energy Management Program's data center-related resources. By Dale Sartor at the Data Center Optimization Initiative's Community of Practice meeting, October 2016.

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09/20/2016 Getting Data Center Management Started with Profiler Tools

Presentation slides that introduce the Data Center Profiler (DC Pro) Tools available to help data centers estimate Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) without sub-metering. 

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08/18/2016 DC Pro User's Manual

User's manual for the Data Center Profiler (DC Pro) Tool, V4. DC Pro estimates a data center’s current and potential Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) and energy use distribution. It also provides a tailored list of recommended tasks for improvement.

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08/11/2016 Evidence-Based Best Practices Around Data Center Management

Best practices document associated with the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI).

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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
08/01/2016 Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) Memorandum

The Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI), as described in memorandum M-16-19 dated August 1, 2016, requires agencies to develop and report on data center strategies to consolidate inefficient infrastructure, optimize existing facilities, improve s

OMB Memorandum M-16-19
07/28/2016 Data Center Metering and Power Usage Effectiveness Webinar

Presentation slides from the 7/28/2016 Data Center Metering and PUE Webinar hosted by Steve Greenberg from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL).

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07/20/2016 United States Data Center Energy Usage Report - Presentation

Slides from Arman Shehabi covering the United States Data Center Energy Usage Report. Presentation was given at the Data Center Dynamics Webscale San Jose, California.

PDF icon DCDWebscale_Shehabi_072016.pdf
07/08/2016 The European Code of Conduct for Energy Efficiency in Data Centre

This Code of Conduct is a voluntary initiative aimed to bring interested stakeholders together, including the coordination of other similar activities by manufacturers, vendors, consultants and utilities.

Code of Conduct and related resources
07/08/2016 2016 Best Practice Guidelines for the EU Code of Conduct on Data Centre Energy Efficiency

Document is a companion to the European Union (EU) Code of Conduct on Data Centre Energy Efficiency and provides the full list of identified Best Practices for data centre operators as referenced in the Code of Conduct Participant and Endorser Guideline

Best Practice Guidelines
06/28/2016 DCEP Typical Training Agenda PDF icon DCEP Training 3-Day Agenda 6-28-2016.pdf
06/26/2016 PUE Estimator User's Manual

User's manual for the PUE Estimator, V1. The tool quickly provides an estimate of a data center’s current Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) and energy use distribution.

PDF icon PUEEstimatorManual_06022016.pdf
05/01/2016 Immersion Cooling of Electronics in DoD Installations

This demonstration, which took place at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington D.C., consisted of a commercially available high-performance computer immersed in the 3M Novec 649 liquid.

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04/29/2016 Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)

The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) houses information on the financial incentives available for efficient data center equipment.

DSIRE
04/26/2016 Revised Specifications for Data Centers for Incorporation in ECBC - 2016, India

Presentation slides that introduce the data center specific technical specification/recommendations for the Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) in India.

PDF icon CII_LBNLWorkingGroupPres_April2016 .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
02/25/2016 Status Report on Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers and Developing Core IT Metric to Report Energy Performance of Data Centers

Presentation slides created to gather input on potential IT-specific energy performance metrics for reporting energy performance of data centers from a Core-IT Stakeholder Consultative Working Group in India.

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01/14/2016 Embedded Data Centers

This report provides an overview of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance’s (NEEA’s) market research activities related to embedded data centers: server closets, server rooms, and localized data centers colocated in commercial, institutional, and ind

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01/01/2016 Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers: Final Report for Phase I Activities

This report documents Phase I of the “Accelerating Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers” initiative to support the development of an energy efficiency policy framework for Indian data centers.

PDF icon IndiaFinalPhase1Report_LBNL2016.pdf
12/01/2015 2015 Executive Order For Federal Data Centers (article)

Article by LBNL's Magnus Herrlin, and Bruce Myatt featured in Mission Critical Magazine's column, Zink Whiskers.

Link to view on Mission Critical's site
10/30/2015 Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) Data Centers

Overview of FEMP's data center work including CoE.

FEMP
10/30/2015 A practical approach to PUE (article)

Article by LBNL featured in Data Center Dynamics' opinion section and online newsletter.

Link to view on Data Center Dynamics' site
10/06/2015 Data Center Metering and Resource Guide Presentation

Presentation given by Steve Greenberg at the 2015 Critical Facilities Summit. 

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