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04/15/2015 The Green Grid Liquid Cooling Work Group

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. (Chair)

PDF icon TGG LCWG SVLG_2015.pdf
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
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
03/31/2015 Self-benchmarking Guide (Datacenters)

This guide describes energy efficiency metrics and benchmarks that can be used to track the performance of and identify potential opportunities to reduce energy use of data center HVAC and electrical systems. This guide is primarily intended for personn

Self-benchmarking Guide
03/19/2015 Executive Order 13693 -- Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade

Executive Order (E.O.) 13693 mandates for data centers: Ensuring the agency chief information officer promotes data center energy optimization, efficiency, and performance -- Section 3(a)(ii)(A); Install and monitor advanced energy meters in all data ce

Executive Order 13693
Implementing Instructions
03/01/2015 Metering Best Practices: A Guide to Achieving Utility Resource Efficiency, Release 3.0

The focus of this guide is to provide energy, water and facility managers and practitioners with information that facilitates using metering to achieve potential savings and benefits.

PDF icon Metering Best Practices_2015.pdf
02/25/2015 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency Seminar, Santa Clara 2015

Presentation from seminar organized by Dale Sartor and hosted by the Technology Convergence Conference Santa Clara. Topics covered:

PDF icon Sartor TCC Data CenterSeminar Feb 2015.pdf
02/25/2015 Applying Best Practices to Meet the Challenge: Participation in the DOE Better Buildings Challenge

Presentation on the DOE Better Buildings Challenge given at the Technology Covergence Conference Santa Clara. Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon TCC 2015 Sartor Presentation021015.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
02/04/2015 Better Buildings Challenge

The Better Buildings Challenge supports commercial and industrial building owners by providing technical assistance and proven solutions to energy efficiency.

Link to Better Buildings Challenge
02/04/2015 Considerations of Non-Conventional Liquid Cooling Immersion Technologies

Presentation with the following learning objectives:

PDF icon Patterson_LiqCool_ASHRAE_Chicago.pdf
02/01/2015 DC Pro Data Center Baseline Guide
PDF icon DC Pro Baseline Manual 02_2015.pdf
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
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
11/24/2014 Datacenter Air Management Tool User Manual PDF icon DOE AM Tool--User's Manual v1.18 (11-24-2014).pdf
11/05/2014 Electronics Take a Bath

Presentation demonstrating liquid immersion cooling technology. Author(s): Tschudi, B.

PDF icon Tschudi 10-2014
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
09/01/2014 Monitoring Kit for Data Centers

Presentation showcasing a monitoring kit for data centers with the following learning objectives:

PDF icon Assessment kit presentation -Mahdavi I2SL 2014.pdf
08/01/2014 Energy Efficiency in Small Server Rooms: Field Surveys and Findings

Study that investigated how IT equipment was deployed, powered, and cooled in small server rooms. Results of this research are intended improve the energy efficiency of existing server spaces, and guide the design and configuration of new server rooms.

PDF icon EE in Small Server Rooms ACEEE_2014.pdf
08/01/2014 Guidelines for Data Center Energy Information Systems

The purpose of this document is to provide structured guidance to data center owners, operators, and designers, to empower them with information on how to study, specify and procure data center energy information systems (EIS) for managing the energy ut

PDF icon Guidelines for Datacenter Measure and Manage-Mahdavi- August 2014.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
07/25/2014 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.

PDF icon Wireless mesh sensor guide-Mahdavi- July 2014.pdf
07/08/2014 FEMP Dashboard Guide

Dashboards help to track energy use, inform decisions for taking corrective action and can be used to track the performance of energy-efficiency improvements once they have been implemented.

PDF icon FEMP Dashboard Guide
07/01/2014 Liquid Cooling v. Air Cooling Evaluation in the Maui High Performance Computing Center

This paper describes the efficiency characteristics of a water cooled information technology (IT) system applied in a retrofit project at the Maui High Performance Computing Center (MHPCC) data center.

PDF icon MHPCC White Paper _Mahdavi-July 2014.pdf

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