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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.
|MHPCC White Paper _Mahdavi-July 2014.pdf|
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.
|Demo Rack Mounted_2014.pdf|
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.
|NOAA Case Study_Mahdavi-May 2014.pdf|
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.
|Three DC Case Study _Mahdavi-May 2014.pdf|
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.
|Air Management Tool v1.18 (11-11-14) Distribution.xls|
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.
|RAY Energy assessment report -Mahdavi-May 2014.pdf|
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
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.
|The Green Grid - Examination of PUE|
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.
|Mahdavi - Impact of Higher Intake Temperatures|
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.
|Direct Liquid Cooling|
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.
ASHRAE Technical Committee 9.9
Mission Critical Facilities, Data Centers, Technology Spaces and Electronic Equipment
|ASHRAE Technical Committee 9.9|
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.
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|
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|
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.
Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Tool Kit
Presentation that identifies opportunities for energy efficiency in high performance computing applications. Author(s): Tschudi, B.
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.
|LBNL Server Closet|
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.
|HColes - 10-2013|
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.
Saving Energy in Data Centers: Low Cost Energy Efficiency Measures Case Studies
Presentation with the following objectives:
|LBNL Data Center low cost EEMs Presentation I2SL 2013 -Mahdavi.pdf|
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
|Variable Speed Fan CRAC Retrofit Case Study|
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.
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.
InterPACK 2013 - The Future of Data Center Infrastructure
Presentation from InterPACK 2013 on The Future of Data Center Infrastructure. Author(s): Coles, H.C.
|Coles - InterPACK 2013|