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Energy Efficiency Challenges and Way forward
Presentation from the one day national workshop on “Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers,” held in July 2018.
Energy Efficiency Challenges in Data Center_PC Lohia.pdf
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.
Data center growth in the United States.pdf
Lessons Learned from the World’s Most Energy Efficient Data Center
Slides from U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) presentation at Data Center World 2018.
Lessons_Learned_NREL.pdf
Thermosyphon Cooler Hybrid System for Water Savings in an Energy Efficient HPC Data Center: Modeling and Installation
The Thermosyphon Cooler Hybrid System (TCHS) integrates the control of a dry heat rejection device, the thermosyphon cooler (TSC), with an open cooling tower. Johnson Controls partnered with two national laboratories—the National Renewable Energy Labora
Thermosyphon Cooler Hybrid System for Water Savings.pdf
Making a Splash: Targeting Water Saving Measures for the Highest Impact
Slides from NREL's presentation at the 2018 Better Buildings Summit Energy Exchange on designing and building the world's most efficient data center, with a focus on water savings.
Targeting Water Saving Measures for the Highest Impact-NREL.pdf
Liquid in the Rack: Liquid Cooling Your Data Center
Slides from NREL's presentation at the 2018 Better Buildings Summit Energy Exchange on designing and building the world's most efficient data center, with a focus on liquid cooling.
Liquid_Cooling_Your_Data_Center-NREL-EE.pdf
Liquid Cooling Requirements White Paper
In China and the United States, data centers are growing in number, size, and intensity, and consume a lot of energy.
Liquid Cooling White Paper.pdf
The Facility Perspective on Liquid Cooling: Experiences and Proposed Open Specification
Slides from the panel discussion at SuperCompute 2018 on experiences with liquid cooling and the proposed open specification.
SuperCompute2018 Liq Cool.pdf
Practical Considerations for Metering Data Centers
Slides from Dale Sartor's presentation on metering in data centers at Energy Exchange 2018. 
Sartor EE18_Metering Presentation052018.pdf
Alternative Financing of Data Center Energy Projects
This slide deck covers opportunities for energy efficiency in data centers. It reviews alternative financing options for energy efficiency projects in data centers, with a particular focus on how ESPCs and UESCs can help advance efficiency.
Sartor Data Center ESPC 110218.pdf
Establishing Metrics, Setting Goals, and Achieving High Data Center Energy Performance
This slide deck is from the 2018 Better Buildings 7x24 conference. A panel of Better Buildings partners from Digital Realty Trust, Intel, and the Lawrence Livermore, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories will share their stories and lessons learne
7x24 DOE Better Buildings 100418.pdf
ENERGY STAR® Program Requirements for Computer Servers
These Version 3.0 ENERGY STAR Specification requirements will take effect on June 17, 2019 and computer servers should be tested using SERT Version 2.0.1. The Version 3.0 specification will recognize the
ENERGY STAR Version 3.0 Computer Servers Program Requirements (1).pdf
Air Management Resource Webinar
Slides from Magnus Herrlin's Air Management Resource Webinar. This webinar provides an overview of best practices in air management, including how to detect and correct problems.
2018-07-19 Air Management Resource Webinar.pdf
Small Data Center Workshop Presentation Slides
Presentation slides from Dale Sartor's Small Data Center Workshop at Energy Exchange on August 20th, 2018.
Small_Data_Center_Workshop.pdf
How to Save Money in Your Small Data Center
At Energy Exchange 2018, Dale Sartor & Steve Greenberg of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) held a workshop on money-saving actions that you can take in your small data center.
Small Data Center Energy Exchange Workshop.pdf
A Joint Initiative to “Enhance Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers”
Slides from the First Advisory Group Meeting
Annexure-A IGBC and LBNL - DC Initiative, S Srinivas (1).pdf
India Data Center Initiative | July 2018
Resources and meeting materials from the July 2018 Advisory Group Meeting.  
AGM Meeting - Agenda - July 2018.pdf
AGM Meeting - Kickoff - July 2018.pdf
AGM Meeting - Recommendations for 2017 ECBC Requirements- July 2018.pdf
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.
Air Management Measurement Tool Demo FINAL 2-23-2018.pdf
Presentation: Harmonization of Open Standards
Slides from Dale Sartor's presentation at the Data Center Dynamics Conference in San Francisco in June, 2018. The presentation covers the working group effort to develop a liquid cooled rack specification. 
Webscale2018Presentation.pptx
Presentation Slides: Air Management Webinar
Slides from Magnus Herrlin's April 12th, 2018 webinar on Air Management. In this webinar, participants will: Learn basic Air Management "Best Practices" Detect Common Problems Correct Common Problems  
Air Management Webinar_0.pdf
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.

Presentation: Big Results in Small Places Exploring the Untapped Energy Efficiency Potential of Small Data Centers
Webinar slides from Better Buildings' Small Data Center Webinar, held on January 9th, 2018.  
Big_Results_Small_Places-webinar slides.pdf
Energy and power aware job scheduling and resource management: Global survey initial analysis
This work describes the motivation and methodology of a first-of-its-kind global survey of HPC centers actively employing Energy and Power Aware Scheduling and Resource Management solutions for their production systems.
Energy and power aware job scheduling and resource management_ Global survey initial analysis.pdf
Energy and power aware job scheduling and resource management: An In-Depth Analysis
This paper presents a detailed analysis of a first-of-kind global survey of high-performance computing centers that actively employ techniques within job scheduling and resource management middleware layers for managing energy and power on production su
Energy and Power Aware Job Scheduling and Resource Management_ Global Survey — An In-Depth Analysis.pdf
Presentation: Environmental Conditions for Data Centers
Slides from the November 2017 presentation on Environmental Conditions for Data Centers from Steve Greenberg of LBNL.
DCOI LBNL Env Conditions webinar 110117.pdf