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Energy-Efficient Data Center Concepts

Thursday, December 11, 2008


Minimizing data center energy requires a systems approach that employs efficient use of electrical energy in all parts of the overall system. This document provides the planning and design framework for both new IT facilities and the renovation/retrofit of existing ones.

This document was prepared by Fred Bockmiller, P.E., Principal Engineer, University of California, Irvine  with collaboration and assistance from Mark Askren, Dana Roode, Allen Schiano, Kazuto Okayasu, Paul Crump, Alex Odyniec, Paul Wingco, Samara Larson, and Erin Lane.

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