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12/01/2013 Guideline for Water and Energy Considerations During Federal Data Center Consolidations
Consolidation presents data center owners with opportunities to employ industry energy efficiency best practices to lower both capital and operating costs, while ensuring sustainability through reduced energy and water use.
PDF icon Consolidation Guidelines_2013.pdf
12/12/2013 Consortium for Energy Efficiency Thermal Energy Management
To address research challenges of the intermediate and long term nature associated with thermal and energy management of electronics, the Consortium for Energy Efficient Thermal Management (CEETHERM) was initiated in 2002.

12/12/2013 ASHRAE Technical Committee 9.9
Mission Critical Facilities, Data Centers, Technology Spaces and Electronic Equipment

ASHRAE Technical Committee 9.9
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
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
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
02/22/2014 A Holistic Approach to Reducing Cost and Resource Consumption
This article from the Uptime Institute, A Holistic A

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.pdf
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 MHPCC Slides .pdf
03/03/2014 PUE: A Comprehensive Examination of the Metric
Document that allows executives to gain a high level of understanding of the concepts surrounding PUE, while providing in-depth application knowledge and resources to those implementing and reporting data center metrics.
PDF icon WP49-PUE A Comprehensive Examination of the Metric_v6.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
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
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
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
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
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 -Mahdavi-July 2014.pdf
07/25/2014 Data Center Energy Efficiency Measurement Assessment Kit Guide and Specification (Rev. 2014)
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
07/28/2014 DC Pro Tools Calculation Reference Manual
This document contains detailed descriptions of all calculations performed by the DC Pro tools.
PDF icon DC Pro v3.0 Calculation Reference Manual_2014-07-28_0.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
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
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 comparing_server_energy_use_and_efficiency_using_small_sample_sizes_-_final-hc_0.pdf
11/05/2014 Electronics Take a Bath
Presentation demonstrating liquid immersion cooling technology. Author(s): Tschudi, B.
PDF icon SVLG2014TSCHUDI10-24-2014.pdf
12/01/2014 Datacenter Air Management Tool Engineering Reference
Engineering reference manual for the Air Management Tool. 
PDF icon DOE AM Tool--Eng Reference v1.18 (11-24-2014) (1).pdf