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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
04/23/2019 DCEP Process Manual

Manual provides administrative step by step instructions for conducting an energy assessment (before, during, and after the assessment).

PDF icon DCEP Process Manual v2.0 (4-23-2019) (1).pdf
01/19/2017 DCEP Program Description
PDF icon DCEP Program Description01192017.pdf
06/30/2017 DCEP Program Developers, Instructors, and Practitioners

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
12/01/2009 Demonstration of DASH at California Franchise Tax Board

Control software and wireless sensors designed for closed-loop, monitoring and control of IT equipment’s inlet air temperatures in datacenters were evaluated and tested while other datacenter cooling best practices were implemented.

PDF icon Demo of DASH_2009.pdf
11/01/2012 Demonstration of Intelligent Control and Fan Improvements in Computer Room Air Handlers

Computer room air handlers (CRAHs) at a Digital Realty Trust data center were retrofitted with improved efficiency fans and controlled by a central control system provided by Vigilent.  The resulting efficiency improvements were analyzed in this report.

PDF icon CRAH Intelligent Control
06/01/2014 Demonstration of Rack-Mounted Computer Equipment Cooling Solutions

Eleven cooling systems for rack mounted computer equipment were evaluated and compared for their cooling effectiveness and their energy use.

PDF icon Demo Rack Mounted_2014.pdf
09/01/2010 Demonstration of Rack-Mounted Computer Equipment Cooling Solutions (PIER)

Eleven cooling systems, for rack mounted computer equipment were evaluated and compared for their cooling effectiveness and their energy.

PDF icon Rack Mounted Cooling Solutions_2010.pdf
10/31/2019 Demonstration Project Overview: DC Powering Architecture for Data Centers

Information including background, demonstration goal and objectives rack-level demonstration, project participants, and project contacts. 

PDF icon rack-level-overview-6-21-06.pdf
10/31/2019 Demonstration Project Overview: DC Powering Architecture for Data Centers

Information including background, demonstration goal and objectives, approach,  project participants, and project contacts. 

PDF icon facility-level-overview-16may06.pdf
07/02/2018 Demonstration: Portable Air Management Measurement Tools

This report focuses on improving air management in small data centers due to the great potential for energy savings across the data center industry.

PDF icon Air Management Measurement Tool Demo FINAL 2-23-2018.pdf
12/12/2013 Department of Energy Advanced Manufacturing Office

Manufacturers use our resources to reduce energy costs and chart a path to continuous improvement in energy efficiency and performance.

DOE Advanced Manufacturing Office
08/01/2011 Department of Energy Laboratories: Leadership in Green IT

Join the 17 DOE laboratories as we recap stories about our efforts to make each laboratory’s energy-intensive IT capabilities “green” and supportive of DOE sustainability efforts.

PDF icon US Laboratory Leadership in Green IT
04/05/2017 Department of Energy(DOE) Energy Assessment Process Manual

Manual provides administrative step by step instructions for conducting an energy assessment (before, during, and after the assessment).

PDF icon Process Manual DOE v1.9 (3-31-2017).pdf
04/16/2019 Design and Operational Excellence for Enhanced Sustainability

Slides from the Design and Operational Excellence for Enhanced Sustainability presentation in Bangalore on February 13th, 2019. 

PDF icon Design and Operational Excellence for Enhanced Sustainability _epi India Mr Siddharth Jain.pdf
02/01/2003 Design Recommendations for High-Performance Data Centers

Report from a whole-system design charrette organized by the Rocky Mountain Institute to challenge the current model for data centers and develop a groundbreaking data center design—a clean-sheet model with no compromises.

PDF icon HPDC Charrette_2003.pdf
11/22/2019 Direct Current Power for Data Centers of the Future Featured

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