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12/01/2005 Estimating Total Power Used By Data Centers in California
This study estimates total power use for such facilities, focusing mainly on California. We begin by summarizing what is known about total floor area for these facilities, and then analyzing the power densities associated with this floor area.
PDF icon Total CA Power DCs_2005.pdf
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
07/20/2020 Everyone Has a Data Center: How to be an Energy Champion for Yours
Learn how to make the business case for energy efficiency in data centers.
PDF icon Everyone has a Data Center - Slide Deck.pdf
08/11/2016 Evidence-Based Best Practices Around Data Center Management
Best practices document associated with the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI).
PDF icon DCOI_BestPractices92016.pdf
11/20/2015 Example Data Center Energy Efficiency Assessment Report
Data center energy efficiency assessment completed for an anonymous federal agency (Agency X) using the Center of Expertise's assessment template.
PDF icon Example_DC_EE_Assessment.pdf
06/06/2019 Excellence in Design & Operation through Electrical Infrastructure
File 4 Des & Ops Excllnce_Mr Pritam Goyal.pptx
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
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
10/30/2015 Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) Data Centers
Overview of FEMP's data center work including CoE.

FEMP
07/08/2014 FEMP Dashboard Guide
Dashboards help to track energy use, inform decisions for taking corrective action and can be used to track the performance of energy-efficiency improvements once they have been implemented.
PDF icon FEMP Dashboard Guide -Mahdavi-July 2014.pdf
02/02/2017 FEMP's Covered Product Categories searchable table
Federal agencies are required to purchase energy-efficient products.

FEMP's Covered Product Categories searchable table
10/05/2016 FEMP's Energy Efficiency Resources for Data Centers
Presentation slides covering the Federal Energy Management Program's data center-related resources. By Dale Sartor at the Data Center Optimization Initiative's Community of Practice meeting, October 2016.
PDF icon EEDCResources093016.pdf
07/16/2019 Free Cooling to Optimize Operational Expenditure
Presentation made during the July 2019 Hyderabad Green Data Center Workshop. 
PDF icon Free Cooling to optimize Operational Expenditure.pdf
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
07/30/2009 Gaseous and Particulate Contamination Guidelines for Data Centers
ASHRAE white paper on data center airborne contamination developed by members of the TC 9.9 committee representing the following IT equipment manufacturers: AMD, Cisco, Cray, Dell, EMC, Hitachi, HP, IBM, Intel, Seagate, SGI, and Sun
PDF icon ASHRAE_Contamination_Whitepaper_30_July_2009.pdf
09/20/2016 Getting Data Center Management Started with Profiler Tools
Presentation slides that introduce the Data Center Profiler (DC Pro) Tools available to help data centers estimate Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) without sub-metering. 
PDF icon DCProTools_09202016.pdf
08/19/2019 Getting Started: Identifying and Assessing Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Your Data Center
This slide deck was presented at the Energy Exchange 2019 pre-conference workshop "Getting Started: Identifying and Assessing Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Your Data Center" on August 19th, 2019. The workshop covers:
PDF icon EEx 2019 - Getting Started_ Identifying and Assessing Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Your Data Center_final.pdf
Getting Started: Identifying and Assessing Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Your Data Center
10/01/2020 Getting to "Yes" for Energy Efficiency
Implementing a cost-effective energy efficiency project requires passion and a willingness to invest some time and little money. Even if you are the key decisionmaker, making an energy efficiency project happen can be complex. This Guide offers a variet
PDF icon YesforEnergyEfficiencyGuide_000.pdf
08/07/2011 GovEnergy 2011 - Data Center Efficiency Workshop
Presentation from the Data Center Efficiency Workshop Data Center Efficiency workshop given at GovEnergy in Cincinnati. Author(s): Sartor, D.
PDF icon data-center-workshop-2aug11.pdf
02/29/2012 Government Information Technology Executive Council Best Practices for Data Center Energy Efficiency - D.C. 2012
Presentation given to the Government Information Technology Executive Council in Washington, D.C. Author(s): Sartor, D.
PDF icon gitec-dc-workshop-0212.pdf
02/13/2019 Green DC Initiative of IGBC and LBNL US for Enhanced Energy efficiency In Indian Data centres - Electrical Recommendations
PDF icon Electrical_Recommendations_ECBC User Guide for DCs_13 Feb19_Mr Pritam Goyal.pdf
10/01/2019 Green Procurement Compilation Tool
This green procurement compilation tool helps federal agencies identify green data center equipment and products,

12/20/2018 Growth in Data Centers and Recent Advancement in IT Load
Presentation from the one day national workshop on “Enhanced Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers,” held in July 2018.
PDF icon CII Workshop_Mumbai July 2018_Vivek (1).pdf
05/01/2013 Guide to Minimizing Compressor-based Cooling in Data Centers
Best practice guide part of a series created by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), a program of the U.S. Department of Energy.
PDF icon dc_compressorguide.pdf
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

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