To find resources related to a specific technology or resource type please use the check boxes to filter results. You can also search by author's last name and other keywords through the search box in the top right of the site. "Featured" resources are shown first, followed by the most recent.

Date Titlesort descending Files and Links
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
03/01/2006 Measuring and Managing Data Center Energy Use

This article summarizes best practices developed from an extensive study of energy use in 22 data centers. Author(s): Tschudi, B., E. Mills, S. Greenberg, P. Rumsey

PDF icon Measure_Manage Data Centers_2006.pdf
02/21/2019 Meeting Minutes- First Advisory Group Meeting, Enhancing Energy Efficiency in Indian Data Centers Initiative

Meeting minutes from the first advisory group meeting held in Bangalore in July 2018.

PDF icon Annexure-C Final agenda - 1st Advisory Group Meeting CII IGBC & LBNL _17 July 2018 Bangalore.pdf
03/01/2015 Metering Best Practices: A Guide to Achieving Utility Resource Efficiency, Release 3.0

The focus of this guide is to provide energy, water and facility managers and practitioners with information that facilitates using metering to achieve potential savings and benefits.

PDF icon Metering Best Practices_2015.pdf
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
03/22/2012 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
09/01/2014 Monitoring Kit for Data Centers

Presentation showcasing a monitoring kit for data centers with the following learning objectives:

PDF icon Assessment kit presentation -Mahdavi I2SL 2014.pdf
01/01/2002 National and regional implications of internet data center growth in the US

Combining estimates of US computer room floor space for hosting facilities with total computer room power density, we found that these US data centers in the aggregate required less than 500 MW of power in 2000, and used only about 0.12% of the electric

PDF icon National_regional DC Growth_2002.pdf
National Workshops

Summary of National Workshops

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
05/01/2010 NSIDC Data Center: Energy Reduction Strategies

The Green Data Center Project was a successful effort to significantly reduce the energy use of the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).

PDF icon NSIDCAirside Economization and Unique Indirect Evaporative Cooling
04/15/2015 Oil Immersion Cooling: Case Studies of Two Oil and Gas Data Centers

Presentation was given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA.

Author(s): Varma, D.

PDF icon GRC case study SVLG_2015pdf.pdf
06/22/2018 Open Specification for a Liquid Cooled Server Rack Featured

This document is a progress update on the development of an open specification for a liquid cooled server rack. The initiative to develop an open specification for liquid cooling is part of a larger initiative to harmonize international open standards i

PDF icon OpenSpecification.pdf
03/01/2009 Opportunities for Combined Heat and Power in Data Centers

Report analyzes the opportunities for CHP technologies to assist primary power in making the data center more cost-effective and energy efficient.

PDF icon Opportunities for Combined Heat & Power in Data Centers
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
10/01/2007 Particle concentrations in data centers

Study presents the first published measurements of particle concentrations in operating data centers. Indoor and outdoor particle measurements were taken at eight different sites in northern California for particulate matter 0.3–5.0 mm in diameter.

PDF icon Partical concentations data centers_2007.pdf
04/15/2015 PG&E Emerging Technology Case Study: Submersion Cooling for Data Centers

Presentation given at the data center workshop hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and PG&E at NetApp in Sunnyvale, CA. 

Author(s): Fok, S.

PDF icon PG&E Emerging Tech Case Study_ SVLG 2015.pdf
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
04/01/2013 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
11/10/2016 Practical Considerations for Metering and Power Usage Effectiveness

Slides presented by Dale Sartor to the Better Buildings Data Center Partners on November 2, 2016.

PDF icon Metering_PUE_Sartor112016.pdf
11/13/2018 Practical Considerations for Metering Data Centers

Slides from Dale Sartor's presentation on metering in data centers at Energy Exchange 2018. 

PDF icon Sartor EE18_Metering Presentation052018.pdf
Practical Considerations for Metering Data Centers