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07/26/2001 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.

PDF icon Data Center Power Requirements_2001.pdf
03/02/2004 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.

PDF icon Data Center Power Use_2004.pdf
05/13/2009 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!

PDF icon DC R&D Roadmap
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
01/01/2008 Data Center Research and the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Spotlight on LBNL's data centers work. In The Data Center Journal

PDF icon DC Research and LBNL_2008.pdf
08/01/2003 Data Centers and Energy Use – Let’s Look at the Data

The information presented can be used by data center owners, operators, and designers to understand current performance, to set design and operational criteria for new projects, to identify current best practices in design and operation, and to improve

PDF icon DC Look at Data_ACEEE 2003.pdf
12/01/2004 Data Centers Revisited: Assessment of the Energy Impact of Retrofits and Technology Trends in a High-Density Computing Facility

This paper updates one of the first studies to document the electricity consumption and power distribution within an Internet data center.

PDF icon DC Revisited_Assessment_2004.pdf
04/03/2018 Data Driven. Advancing a Sustainable Future. (Video)

What is the future of the cloud? Take an inside look at the rise of our data driven world and the environmental impact of the energy consumption that data centers have today.

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
12/01/2014 Datacenter Air Management Tool Data Collection Guide PDF icon DOE AM Tool--Data Collection Guide v1.18 (11-24-2014).pdf
12/01/2014 Datacenter Air Management Tool Engineering Reference PDF icon DOE AM Tool--Eng Reference v1.18 (11-24-2014).pdf
11/24/2014 Datacenter Air Management Tool User Manual PDF icon DOE AM Tool--User's Manual v1.18 (11-24-2014).pdf
10/01/2008 DC Power Distribution Cuts Data Center Energy Use

California Energy Commission's Public Interest Energy Research Program (PIER) technical Brief on Direct Current (DC) Power. Author(s): Tschudi, B.

PDF icon DC Power_PIER Brief_2008.pdf
12/23/2008 DC Power for Data Centers of the Future

Website that outlines the benefits of using a Direct Current (DC) Power distribution scheme throughout a data center instead of the conventional Alternating Current (AC) power.

Link to DC Power for Data Centers of the Future site
03/01/2008 DC Power for Improved Data Center Efficiency

This report details a demonstration of alternative approaches for delivering power to computational and network equipment in a data center using Direct Current (DC) Power, and comparing its efficiency to the more traditional approach using AC.

PDF icon DC Power Demo_2008.pdf
09/18/2015 DC Pro - Full List of Questions

List of questions in the DC Pro tool, V4. Document can be printed to gather the required information offline. 

File DC Pro Questions Checklist_09182015.docx
02/01/2015 DC Pro Data Center Baseline Guide
PDF icon DC Pro Baseline Manual 02_2015.pdf
07/28/2014 DC Pro Tools Calculation Reference Manual

This document contains detailed descriptions of all calculations performed by the DC Pro tools.

PDF icon DC Pro Calculation Manual
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.

PDF icon DCProManual_08182016.pdf
01/19/2017 DCEP Program Description
PDF icon DCEP Program Description01192017.pdf
06/30/2017 DCEP Program Developers, Instructors, and Practitioners Featured

List of developers, instructors, and generalists for the DCEP program.

PDF icon DCEP_LIST_Updated 06-21-2018 with June trainings.pdf
06/28/2016 DCEP Typical Training Agenda PDF icon DCEP Training 3-Day Agenda 6-28-2016.pdf
08/29/2017 DCOI Guide for Data Center Migration, Consolidation, and Closure

This guide supports Federal agencies in their data center management while ensuring that planning is comprehensive for the evaluation, migration, and consolidation of data centers.

PDF icon DCOI migration guide.pdf
10/01/2012 Demonstrating a Dual Heat Exchanger Rack Cooler “Tower” Water for IT Cooling

Presentation on a prototype computer equipment rack-level cooling device from APC Schneider Electric with two heat exchangers was demonstrated at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to illustrate an energy efficient cooling capability. Oct. 2012

PDF icon Tower Water for IT Cooling
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

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