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04/01/2013 PIER Final Report: Energy Efficiency in Server Rooms

A report on a final PIER project that investigated how IT equipment was deployed, powered, and cooled in small server rooms, and developed strategies to improve energy efficiency.

PDF icon SmallServerRooms_Final Report.pdf
04/01/2013 Energy Efficiency in Small Server Rooms

Final project report of Task 2.13: Energy Efficiency in Small Server Rooms in PIER project 500-10-052.

PDF icon SmallServerRooms_Final Report Task 2.13_2013.pdf
01/01/2013 380 Vdc Architectures for the Modern Data Center

This paper presents an overview of the case for the application of 380 Vdc as a vehicle for optimization and simplification of the critical electrical system in the modern data center.

PDF icon Architecture for the Modern Data Center
12/07/2012 The Energy Efficiency of the Jaguar Supercomputer

The growing energy cost has become a major concern for data centers. The metric, Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE), has been very successful in driving the energy efficiency of data centers. PUE is not perfect, however.

PDF icon Jaguar Supercomputer
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
10/26/2012 Data Center Energy Efficiency Measurement Assessment Kit Guide and Specification (Archived)

A portable and temporary wireless mesh assessment kit can be used to speed up and reduce the costs of a data center energy use assessment and overcome the issues with respect to shutdowns.

PDF icon Datacenter Assessment Guide
10/24/2012 The Other Half of the Problem – Server Closets and Small Server Rooms

Presentation given at the SVLG Data Center Summit. Author(s): Tschudi, B.

PDF icon Tschudi 10-24-2012
10/24/2012 Data Center Modeling Demonstration

Presentation on the use of Romonet Software to analyze data center retrofit options for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Author(s): Bailey, A.M. and A. Ashbaugh

PDF icon Data Center Energy Efficiency Projects - SVLG Presentation.pdf
10/01/2012 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency: Labs21 Workshop - San Jose, CA 2012

Presentation from the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency: Labs21 Workshop in San Jose, CA. Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor - 10-1-2012
10/01/2012 The Carbon Emissions of Server Computing for Small- to Medium-Sized Organizations

NRDC and WSP Environment & Energy, LLC (WSP) launched this study to uncover the key factors that determine how on-premise and cloud computing compare from a carbon emissions and an energy efficiency perspective.

PDF icon NRDC-WSP Cloud Computing
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
10/01/2012 Data Center Economizer Cooling with Tower Water

A prototype computer equipment rack-level cooling device with two heat exchangers was demonstrated to illustrate an energy efficient cooling capability.

PDF icon PIER_Economizer Cooling Demo_2012.pdf
09/20/2012 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Bangalore, India 2012

Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics in Bangalore, India.

Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor 9-20-2012
09/17/2012 Presentation: Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Shanghai, China 2012

Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics in Shanghai, China. 

Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor - 9-17-2012
09/08/2012 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Beijing 2012

Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop in Beijing, China. 

Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor - 9-8-2012
09/01/2012 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Hyderabad, India 2012

Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop at the Green Building Congress in Hyderabad, India. 

Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor - 9-1-2012
09/01/2012 Fact Sheet: Improving Energy Efficiency for Server Rooms and Closets

Document outlines the best practices for improving energy efficiency for server rooms and closets. Author(s): Cheung, H.Y., R. Mahdavi, S. Greenberg, R.Brown, B. Tschudi, P. Delforge, and J. Dickerson

PDF icon SmallServerRoomFactSheet2012.pdf
09/01/2012 New Energy Efficient Data Center Programming Guide

This guide addresses the energy issues a data center owner must consider for building an energy efficient data center.

PDF icon LBNL DC Energy Programming Guide 09_01_12-2.pdf
07/01/2012 Case Study: JouleX Energy Management (JEM) Solution at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)- Draft

This case study sought to demonstrate the capabilities of the JouleX Energy Manager (JEM), a promising automated IT assessment and management tool that can be useful in helping to manage the data center environment.

PDF icon Joulex Case Study_2012.pdf
05/25/2012 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Mumbai, India 2012

Presentation given at the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics in Mumbai, India. 

Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor - 5-25-2012
05/02/2012 PG&E/FEMP Data Center Efficiency Workshop - San Francisco, CA 2012

Presentation from the PG&E/FEMP Data Center Efficiency Workshop PG&E/FEMP Data Center Efficiency Workshop in San Francisco.

Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor - 5-2-2012
04/26/2012 Best Practices for Data Center Efficiency - Shenzhen- 2012

Presentation on the Best Practices for Data Center Efficiency given as part of the US/China Data Center Efficiency Initiative in Shenzhen, China.

PDF icon Sartor - Jingyi - 4-26-2012
04/01/2012 Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Federal High Performance Computing Centers

This case study includes the results of the assessments, lessons learned, and recommended EEMs. Author(s): Mahdavi, R.

PDF icon HPCMP Case Study _Mahdavi-April 2012.pdf
03/22/2012 Modular Data Centers

Presentation on modular data centers and results of a corrosivity study.

Author(s): Coles, H.C.

PDF icon Modular Data Centers - Coles
03/01/2012 Energy Efficiency Investigation for the Magellan Super Computer at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center

The Magellan supercomputer, located at NERSC (National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center) in Oakland California, consists of an IBM iDataPlex system with 400 compute nodes.  This system is cooled with passive rear doors.

PDF icon Magellan Energy Efficiency Investigation

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