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02/04/2015 Considerations of Non-Conventional Liquid Cooling Immersion Technologies

Presentation with the following learning objectives:

PDF icon Patterson_LiqCool_ASHRAE_Chicago.pdf
02/18/2015 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
02/25/2015 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
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
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
03/31/2015 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
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
04/15/2015 Liquid Cooling Installation Lessons Learned at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Presentation given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA. 

Author(s): Bailey, A.M.

PDF icon LLNL Liquid Cooling SVLG 2015.pdf
04/15/2015 Electronics Take a Bath- Update

Presentation given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA. 

Author(s): Tschudi, B.

PDF icon ImmersionCoolingUpdate_SVLG 2015.pdf
04/15/2015 Oil Immersion Cooling: Case Studies of Two Oil and Gas Data Centers

Presentation was given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA.

Author(s): Varma, D.

PDF icon GRC case study SVLG_2015pdf.pdf
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
04/15/2015 SVLG Panel on Data Center Cooling

Presentation given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA. 

Author(s):Hydeman, M.

PDF icon SVLG Panel Data Center Cooling_Hydeman 2015.pdf
04/15/2015 ASHRAE Data Center Environmental Standards: Some Field Observations

Presentation given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA. 

Author(s):Khattar, M.

PDF icon ASHRAE observations_SVLG 2015.pdf
04/15/2015 PG&E Emerging Technology Case Study: Submersion Cooling for Data Centers

Presentation given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA. 

Author(s): Fok, S.

PDF icon PG&E Emerging Tech Case Study_ SVLG 2015.pdf
04/16/2015 Case Study: Net App Data Centers and Lab

Presentation given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA. 

Author(s): Renne, R.

PDF icon Netapp Data Centers SVLG 2015.pdf
04/16/2015 ASHRAE Thermal Guidelines for Data Processing Environments

Presentation given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA. 

Author(s): Steinbrecher, R.

PDF icon ASHRAE Thermal Guidelines_ SVLG 2015.pdf
04/17/2015 Calculating Energy Savings Using High Efficiency DC Power Architecture in a Server Application (Tool)

This Excel-based calculator provides a first-order estimate of the magnitude of the energy savings based on converting an AC-based powering architecture to a DC-based powering architecture for a rack of servers.

Office spreadsheet icon dc_server_powering_ calculator.xls
04/23/2015 ETCC: Data Center Air Management Research

Emerging Technologies Coordinating Council (ETCC) material on data center air management. Several common air management measures were included in the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modeling to explore the energy-saving potentials.

Link to Data Center Air Management Research
04/27/2015 ESTCP Project: Liquid Immersion Cooling of Electronics

Project description that explains the potential of liquid immersion cooling in high performance computing (HPC) and highlights a demonstration of the technology at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington, DC.

Author(s): Coles, H.C.

PDF icon ImmersionCooling_ESTCP_2015.pdf
04/30/2015 ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager

Benchmarking the energy performance of your buildings is a key first step to understanding and reducing energy consumption and your carbon footprint.

Link to Tool
04/30/2015 Data Center Maturity Model Assessment Tool

The Data Center Maturity Model (DCMM) touches upon every aspect of the data center including power, cooling, compute, sto

Link to Tool
04/30/2015 Free-Cooling Calculator

Based on environmental factors, and variables related to datacenter cooling infrastructure and IT energy use, this tool calculates potential savings attributable to the use of free cooling. From Green Grid.

Link to Tool
05/19/2015 The Emerging Chinese Market for Energy Efficient Data Centers

Presentation from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) webinar, The Emerging Chinese Market for High Performance Data Centers. Webinar sheds light on some of the significant opportunities and challenges for companies that are exploring this market. 

PDF icon China Data Center EE Opportunities 20150519.pdf

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