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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: 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
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
04/11/2014 Data Center Air Management Tool (v.1.18) Featured

The Data Center Air Management Tool was developed to accelerate energy savings in data centers without affecting the thermal IT equipment environment by assessing the data center air-management status. 

Office spreadsheet icon Air Management Tool v1.18 (11-11-14) Distribution.xls
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
03/03/2014 PUE: A Comprehensive Examination of the Metric Featured

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 The Green Grid - Examination of PUE
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
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
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 ASHRAE Technical Committee 9.9

Mission Critical Facilities, Data Centers, Technology Spaces and Electronic Equipment

ASHRAE Technical Committee 9.9
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 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
12/12/2013 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
12/01/2013 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
11/17/2013 Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Tool Kit

Presentation that identifies opportunities for energy efficiency in high performance computing applications. Author(s): Tschudi, B.

PDF icon Tschudi 11-17-2013
11/12/2013 The Other Half of the Problem – Server Closets and Small Server Rooms (Rev. 2013)

Presentation that summarizes a study on small server rooms conducted by LBNL in collaboration with Stanford and NRDC. The study characterized the power, cooling, and IT equipment in these spaces, and identified opportunities for improved efficiency.

PDF icon LBNL Server Closet
10/01/2013 LBNL - ASETEK - Direct Liquid Cooling Demonstration

Presentation that details an evaluation of direct liquid cooled server technology developed by ASETEK and tested in a Data Center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Author(s): Coles, H.C.

PDF icon HColes - 10-2013
09/05/2013 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - New Delhi, India 2013

Presentation from the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics. Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor 9-5-2013
09/01/2013 Saving Energy in Data Centers: Low Cost Energy Efficiency Measures Case Studies

Presentation with the following objectives:

PDF icon LBNL Data Center low cost EEMs Presentation I2SL 2013 -Mahdavi.pdf
09/01/2013 Variable-Speed Fan Retrofits for Computer-Room Air Conditioners

This case study documents three retrofits to existing constant-speed fans in computer-room air conditioners (CRACs), all located in California: first, a forty year-old, 6,000 ft2 data center located at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laborator

PDF icon Variable Speed Fan CRAC Retrofit Case Study
08/21/2013 Saving Energy in Data Centers: Applying Best Practices - Hyderabad, India 2013

Presentation from the CII Data Center Workshop in Hyderabad, India. Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor 8-21-2013
07/04/2013 Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - Hong Kong 2013

Presentation from the Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency workshop, hosted by Data Center Dynamics in Hong Kong. Author(s): Sartor, D.

PDF icon Sartor- 7-4-2013
07/01/2013 InterPACK 2013 - The Future of Data Center Infrastructure

Presentation from InterPACK 2013 on The Future of Data Center Infrastructure. Author(s): Coles, H.C.

PDF icon Coles - InterPACK 2013