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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.
|DC Pro Electrical Systems Tool|
Data Center Energy Benchmarking: Part 1 - Case Studies on Two Co-location Data Centers (No. 16 and 17)
Case studies of data centers located in a four-story building in San Francisco, California (#16 and #17). General recommendations for improving overall energy efficiency of the data centers included improving the design, operation, and control of mechan
|Benchmarking case study 16&17_2007.pdf|
Data Center Energy Benchmarking: Part 2 - Case Studies on Two Co-location Network Data Centers (No. 18 and 19)
Case studies of two data centers within a co-location facility located on the sixth floor of a multi-story building in downtown Los Angeles, California (#18 and #19). General recommendations for improving overall data center energy efficiency include im
|Benchmarking case study 18&19_2007.pdf|
Data Center Energy Benchmarking: Part 3 - Case Study on an IT Equipment-testing Center (No. 20)
Case study of data center in multi-story office building in San Jose, California (#20). Since the data center was used only for testing equipment, it was not configured as a critical facility in terms of electrical and cooling supply. General recommenda
|Benchmarking case study 20_2007.pdf|
Data Center Energy Benchmarking: Part 4 - Case Study on a Computer-testing Center (No. 21)
Case study of data center in multi-story office building in San Jose, California (#21). Since the data center was used only for testing equipment, it was not configured as a critical facility in terms of electrical and cooling supply. General recommenda
|Benchmarking case study 21_2007.pdf|
Data Center Energy Benchmarking: Part 5 - Case Studies on a Corporate Data Center (No. 22)
Case study of data center located in an office building in Pasadena, California (#22). General recommendations for improving overall data center energy efficiency include improving the lighting control, airflow optimization, control of mechanical system
|Benchmarking case study 22_2007.pdf|
|07/14/2017||Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices Workshop||FEMP Flier-7-13.pdf|
Data Center Energy Efficiency Measurement Assessment Kit Guide and Specification (Archived)
A portable and temporary wireless mesh assessment kit can be used to speed up and reduce the costs of a data center energy use assessment and overcome the issues with respect to shutdowns.
|Datacenter Assessment Guide|
Data Center Energy Efficiency Measurement Assessment Kit Guide and Specification (Rev. 2014) Featured
The purpose of this document is to empower data center owners and operators with information on the importance of energy assessments and provide structured guidance for conducting them.
|Wireless mesh sensor guide-Mahdavi- July 2014.pdf|
Data Center Energy Efficiency Opportunities 10-3-2010
Presentation on Data Center Energy Efficiency Opportunities with the following objectives:
Data Center Infrastructure: Key takeaways from CtrlS
Presentation from the one day national workshop on “Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers,” held in July 2018.
|Data Center Infrastructure Key Takewaways from Ctrls_Mr Kasu.pdf|
Data Center Leadership in the DOE Better Buildings Challenge
Presentation from the AFCOM Symposium Southern California.
|BBC Data Centers and LBNL case study 020815.pdf|
Data Center Master List of Energy Efficiency Actions Featured
Comprehensive list of recommended efficiency actions for data centers. The Master list also feeds into our Data Center Profiler (DC Pro) tool to provide tailored recommendations for improvement.
Data Center Maturity Model Assessment Tool
The Data Center Maturity Model (DCMM) touches upon every aspect of the data center including power, cooling, compute, sto
|Link to Tool|
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).
Data Center Metering and Resource Guide Featured
Guide intends to help data center owners and operators implement a metering system that allows their organizations to gather the necessary data for effective decision-making and energy-efficiency improvements.
Data Center Metering and Resource Guide Presentation
Presentation given by Steve Greenberg at the 2015 Critical Facilities Summit.
Data Center Modeling Demonstration
Presentation on the use of Romonet Software to analyze data center retrofit options for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Author(s): Bailey, A.M. and A. Ashbaugh
|Data Center Energy Efficiency Projects - SVLG Presentation.pdf|
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|
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.
Data center power requirements: measurements from Silicon Valley
Current estimates of data center power requirements are greatly overstated because they are based on criteria that incorporate oversized, redundant systems, and several safety factors.
|Data Center Power Requirements_2001.pdf|
Data center power use: a review of the historical data
Presentation from the IBM Austin Conference on Energy-Efficient Design Austin, TX. Author(s): Koomey, J.
|Data Center Power Use_2004.pdf|
Data Center R&D Roadmap
This document reflects the ideas and solutions expressed by the more than sixty experts who attended the “Vision and Roadmap Workshop on Routing Telecom and Data Centers Toward Efficient Energy Use,” held on October 15 and 16, 2008, at the Yahoo!
|DC R&D Roadmap|
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.
|LBNL Rear Door Heat Exchanger Case Study|
Data Center Research and the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Spotlight on LBNL's data centers work. In The Data Center Journal
|DC Research and LBNL_2008.pdf|