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01/01/2006 High Performance Data Centers: A Design Guidelines Sourcebook

Based upon benchmark measurements of operating data centers and input from practicing designers and operators, the Design Guidelines are intended to provide a set of efficient baseline design approaches for data center systems.

PDF icon DCdesignPGE2006.pdf
03/15/2017 How to be Cloud Smart: IAAS Considerations for the Data Center Community

This whitepaper from the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) PMO, shares some of those lessons learned to provide a holistic view of cloud adoption and enable the federal data center community to be “cloud smart.”

PDF icon IAAS Considerations for the Data Center Community.pdf
08/20/2018 How to Save Money in Your Small Data Center

At Energy Exchange 2018, Dale Sartor & Steve Greenberg of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) held a workshop on money-saving actions that you can take in your small data center.

PDF icon Small Data Center Energy Exchange Workshop.pdf
How to Save Money in Your Small Data Center (Presentation Slides)
03/27/2017 Humidity Control in Data Centers Featured

This report reviews the evolution of humidity control in data centers and makes recommendations on how to meet the current humidity control requirements in an energy-efficient manner. Guidance on the use of evaporative cooling is also provided.

PDF icon Humidity Control in Data Centers.03242017.pdf
02/13/2019 Hybrid Cooling in Data Centres

Slide deck from presentation made at the Feb 13, 2019 Half Day Workshop as part of the Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers Initiative.

PDF icon CASE STUDY Hybrid Cooling IIT Delhi 13.2.2019.pdf
02/13/2019 IGBC and LBNL Project Review

Summary of project review held in Bangalore on February 13th, 2019. 

PDF icon 2_IGBC DC Rating System_Gen Presentation 13 Feb 19_Mr Shivraj DHaka.pdf
05/01/2016 Immersion Cooling of Electronics in DoD Installations

This demonstration, which took place at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington D.C., consisted of a commercially available high-performance computer immersed in the 3M Novec 649 liquid.

PDF icon ImmersionCooling2016.pdf
02/01/2009 Impact of Air Filtration on the Energy and Indoor Air Quality of Economizer-based Data Centers in the PG&E Territory

The goal of the project is to encourage the use of air economizers in data centers by developing a framework for making energy and lifecycle cost comparisons for various filtration options and to better understand the impact of climate on data centers.

PDF icon PG&E Impact of Air Filtration_2009.pdf
03/01/2012 Improving Data Center Efficiency with Rack or Row Cooling Devices

In new data center designs, capacity provisioning for ever-higher power densities puts into question whether conventional room-conditioning systems can manage future information technology (IT) loads.

PDF icon Rack or Row Cooling Devices: Results of "Chill-Off 2" Testing
06/26/2017 Improving Energy Efficiency for Server Rooms & Closets

A guide outlining effective methods to increase energy efficiency- ranging from low to high cost.

PDF icon Improving Energy Efficiency for Server Rooms and Closets.pdf
01/01/2012 Improving Energy Efficiency for Server Rooms and Closets

Brief Summary Fact sheet: Top 14 Measures to Save Energy in Your Server Room or Closet. Author(s): Brown, R., B. Tschudi, and P. Delforge

PDF icon Server Room Fact Sheet
03/01/2009 Indian Data Center Tip Sheet

This best practice tip sheet has been adapted from “A Quick Start to Energy Efficiency” developed by LBNL. 

PDF icon Datacenter Tipsheet India_2009.pdf
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
12/20/2018 Joint initiative by CII-IGBC and LBNL for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers

Presentation from the one day national workshop on “Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers,” held in July 2018.

PDF icon CII Slide Deck 24072018_Dale.pdf
12/20/2018 Joint initiative by CII-IGBC and LBNL for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers

Presentation from the one day national workshop on “Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers,” held in July 2018.

PDF icon IGBC and LBNL - DC Initiative_24 July_SRD.pdf
10/01/2002 Label for UPS Systems

The Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) commissioned the project „Parameteridentifikation und Messverfahren für USV-Anlagen“ [1] and created a basis for comparing UPS systems.

PDF icon Swiss_Energy_Office_Label_2002.pdf
09/19/2011 Laboratories for the 21st Century: Data Center Efficiency Workshop

Presentation from the Laboratories for the 21st Century: Data Center Efficiency Workshop in Providence, RI.

Author(s): Sartor, D. and G.C. Bell

PDF icon Sartor - Bell - 9-19-2011
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
12/06/2018 Lessons Learned from the World’s Most Energy Efficient Data Center

Slides from U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) presentation at Data Center World 2018.

PDF icon Lessons_Learned_NREL.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
12/03/2018 Liquid Cooling Requirements White Paper

In China and the United States, data centers are growing in number, size, and intensity, and consume a lot of energy.

PDF icon Liquid Cooling White Paper.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
12/06/2018 Liquid in the Rack: Liquid Cooling Your Data Center

Slides from NREL's presentation at the 2018 Better Buildings Summit Energy Exchange on designing and building the world's most efficient data center, with a focus on liquid cooling.

PDF icon Liquid_Cooling_Your_Data_Center-NREL-EE.pdf
09/01/2008 Lucasfilm - DOE Assessment Evaluates Energy Performance of Largest Computer Network in Entertainment Industry

Populated with high-end servers, the Lucasfilm data center is critical to delivering large volumes of data and high-resolution images to the desktops of graphic artists, game developers, and motion picture directors.

PDF icon sen-lucasfilm.pdf
12/06/2018 Making a Splash: Targeting Water Saving Measures for the Highest Impact

Slides from NREL's presentation at the 2018 Better Buildings Summit Energy Exchange on designing and building the world's most efficient data center, with a focus on water savings.

PDF icon Targeting Water Saving Measures for the Highest Impact-NREL.pdf

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