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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 Considerations of Non-Conventional Liquid Cooling Immersion Technologies

Presentation with the following learning objectives:

PDF icon Patterson_LiqCool_ASHRAE_Chicago.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
02/01/2015 DC Pro Data Center Baseline Guide
PDF icon DC Pro Baseline Manual 02_2015.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
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 Datacenter Air Management Tool Data Collection Guide PDF icon DOE AM Tool--Data Collection Guide 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
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 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
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
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
07/08/2014 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
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
05/01/2014 Case Study: Opportunities to Improve Energy Efficiency in Three Federal Data Centers

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) evaluated three data centers for potential energy efficiency improvements during the summer of 2012.

PDF icon Three DC Case Study _Mahdavi-May 2014.pdf
05/01/2014 Case Study: Innovative Energy Efficiency Approaches in NOAA's Environmental Security Computing Center in Fairmont, West Virginia

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)’s staff evaluated the energy efficiency of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) new data center in Fairmont, West Virginia.

PDF icon NOAA Case Study_Mahdavi-May 2014.pdf
04/04/2014 Seventh Floor Data Centers RAY Building, Saint Louis, Missouri: Energy Usage Efficiency Assessment Report

This energy assessment, sponsored by the General Services Administration (GSA) and Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), focuses on two data centers on the seventh floor of the Robert A. Young (RAY) Building.

PDF icon RAY Energy assessment report -Mahdavi-May 2014.pdf
03/24/2014 Binghamton University - Institute for Energy Efficiency Systems

The Center for Energy-Smart Electronic Systems, a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC), works in partnership with government, industry and academia to develop systematic methodologies for efficiently

Binghamton IEES
03/01/2014 Direct Liquid Cooling For Electronic Equipment

Report on the demonstration of direct liquid cooling for electronic equipment.  Cisco C200 M3 servers were retrofitted with the Asetek direct cooling technology.

PDF icon Direct Liquid Cooling
03/01/2014 MHPCC Data Center Energy Efficiency Measures: Impact of Higher Air Intake Temperatures

Presentation of the MHPCC case study, focusing on the impact of higher air intake temperatures. Author(s): Mahdavi, R.

PDF icon Mahdavi - Impact of Higher Intake Temperatures
12/27/2013 Pacific Gas and Electric Company Small Data Center Market Study

Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) tasked Cadmus to provide insight into the energy-efficiency opportunity in small data centers in its service territory, particularly focusing on small and medium business (SMB) customers.

PDF icon PGE_SmallDCs2013.pdf
12/12/2013 The Green Grid website

The Green Grid Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit, open industry consortium of end users, policy makers, technology providers, facility architects, and utility companies that works to improve the resource efficiency of information technology and

The Green Grid