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09/24/2019 Data Center Blueprint Summit 2019
Agenda and Attendance sheet from the  2019 Data Center Blueprint Summit held in Mumbai. 
PDF icon CII Data Center Blueprint Summit_agenda_24Sep.pdf
PDF icon Building Data - Attendance Sheet.pdf
10/14/2019 Data Center Blueprint Summit Materials
Data Center Bluprint Summit | Mumbai | September 2019
PDF icon CII Data Center Blueprint Summit_Agenda.pdf
PDF icon CII Data Center Blueprint Attendance Sheet.pdf
PDF icon A Joint Initiative of IGBC and LBNL US for Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers.pdf
PDF icon Making Datacenters Resilient and Efficient.pdf
PDF icon Data is the Future, The Future is Datacentre.pdf
File Delivering Business Value through Better Aligning Facility & IT.pptx
09/14/2019 Data Center Case Study: Crown Castle
Case study on Crown Castle's recent data center energy efficiency upgrade, which leveraged available utility incentives.
PDF icon 111 8th Loop Optimization 2019.pdf
01/03/2007 Data Center Economizer Contamination and Humidity Study
Project measured server equipment exposure to particulate matter in typical California data centers to better understand what level of particle concentration is actually present.
PDF icon PG&E Economizer Contamination_2007.pdf
10/01/2012 Data Center Economizer Cooling with Tower Water
A prototype computer equipment rack-level cooling device with two heat exchangers was demonstrated to illustrate an energy efficient cooling capability.
PDF icon PIER_Economizer Cooling Demo_2012.pdf
01/01/2012 Data Center Efficiency and IT Equipment Reliability At Wider Operating Temperatures and Humidity Ranges
Paper concludes that many data centers can realize overall operational cost savings by leveraging looser environmental controls within the wider range of supported temperature and humidity limits as established by equipment manufacturers.
PDF icon WP50-Data Center Efficiency and IT Equipment Reliability at Wider Operating Temperature and Humidity Ranges.pdf
09/20/2020 Data Center Electrical Power Chain Tool
This Excel-based tool helps data center owners identify energy efficiency opportunities in the electrical power chain of a data center (transformers, generators, UPSs, power distribution units), plus lighting.
File Power Chain Tool_v2.22.xlsx
06/01/2007 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
PDF icon Benchmarking case study 16&17_2007.pdf
08/01/2007 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
PDF icon Benchmarking case study 18&19_2007.pdf
07/01/2007 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
PDF icon Benchmarking case study 20_2007.pdf
08/01/2007 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
PDF icon Benchmarking case study 21_2007.pdf
08/01/2007 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
PDF icon Benchmarking case study 22_2007.pdf
07/14/2017 Data Center Energy Efficiency Best Practices Workshop
PDF icon FEMP Flier-7-13.pdf
08/13/2020 Data Center Energy Efficiency Investments: Qualitative Evidence from Focus Groups and Interviews
This study explores potential barriers to energy-efficiency investments in data centers through focus groups and interviews with data center managers, including split incentives, uncertainty about new technologies, and more.  
PDF icon EE Investments Qualitative Evidence from Focus Groups and Interviews.pdf
10/26/2012 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.
PDF icon dc_assessmentkit.pdf
07/25/2014 Data Center Energy Efficiency Measurement Assessment Kit Guide and Specification (Rev. 2014)
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.
PDF icon Wireless mesh sensor guide-Mahdavi- July 2014.pdf
10/03/2010 Data Center Energy Efficiency Opportunities 10-3-2010
Presentation on Data Center Energy Efficiency Opportunities with the following objectives:
PDF icon 2010-11-3sceworkshop.pdf
12/18/2018 Data center growth in the United States: decoupling the demand for services from electricity use
Data centers are energy intensive buildings that have grown in size and number to meet the increasing demands of a digital economy.
PDF icon Data center growth in the United States.pdf
12/20/2018 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.
PDF icon Data Center Infrastructure Key Takewaways from Ctrls_Mr Kasu.pdf
02/18/2015 Data Center Leadership in the DOE Better Buildings Challenge
Presentation from the AFCOM Symposium Southern California.
PDF icon BBC Data Centers and LBNL case study 020815.pdf
02/11/2016 Data Center Master List of Energy Efficiency Actions
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.
PDF icon DCProMasterList02112016.pdf
04/30/2015 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
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).
PDF icon MeteringandPUE_07282016.pdf
02/07/2017 Data Center Metering and Resource Guide
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.
PDF icon DataCenterMeteringandResourceGuide_02072017.pdf
10/06/2015 Data Center Metering and Resource Guide Presentation
Presentation given by Steve Greenberg at the 2015 Critical Facilities Summit. 
PDF icon CFS15_Greenberg_MeteringGuide102015.pdf

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