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Monday, March 12
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room:   006CD
  • Session Number:  DCDM1
  • Monday, March 12, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
In this session we will discuss our holistic approach to design the world’s most energy efficient data center, at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). This high-performance computing (HPC) data center has achieved a trailing twelve month average PUE of 1.04 and features a chiller-less design,...
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David Sickinger

Data Center Operations
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
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Otto Van Geet

Principal Engineer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
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Thomas Carter P.E.

Sr. Program Manager, Heat Rejection Technology
Johnson Controls
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Monday, March 12
3:40 PM - 4:40 PM

  • Room:   006AB
  • Session Number:  DCDM6
  • Monday, March 12, 3:40 PM - 4:40 PM
It is a well known fact that up to 30% energy savings in data center operations can be obtained through improved airflow management. It is also a fact for many data centers, each KW of electrical power supplied to IT equipment requires another KW of shaft power to pump that...
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Paul Bemis

President
Applied Math Modeling, Inc.
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Tuesday, March 13
9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

  • Room:   007AB
  • Session Number:  DCDM9
  • Tuesday, March 13, 9:10 AM - 10:10 AM
Anthem Health is undergoing a transformation in their data centers migrating from open air to contained data center spaces. Anthem Health’s new data center strategy includes both aisle- and cabinet-level containment. You will have the opportunity to see the benefits through a comparison of actual operational costs of the chiller...
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John Thompson

Field Applications Engineer
Chatsworth Products, Inc
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Tuesday, March 13
1:50 PM - 2:50 PM

  • Room:   007AB
  • Session Number:  DCDM27
  • Tuesday, March 13, 1:50 PM - 2:50 PM
With recent advances in ease-of-use, affordability and availability, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is quickly becoming a widely used tool in the design of data centers with the aim of improving energy efficiency. Traditionally used by design engineers in the automotive, aerodynamics and energy sectors to study product performance and mitigate...
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Stewart Bible

Principal Engineer
Resolved Analytics
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Wednesday, March 14
10:20 AM - 11:20 AM

  • Room:   006CD
  • Session Number:  DCDM12
  • Wednesday, March 14, 10:20 AM - 11:20 AM
This presentation and paper will evaluate the impact of application of several alternative makeup water sources for open evaporative cooling systems, effectively reducing the stress on current traditional water supplies and cost of operation for the facilities utilizing these systems. (This session was originally scheduled for Tuesday at 12:40.)
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Peter Elliott

Senior Product Applications Engineer
Suez Water Technologies & Solutions
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  • Room:   007AB
  • Session Number:  DCDM50
  • Wednesday, March 14, 10:20 AM - 11:20 AM
Today data centers account for roughly 2 percent of the total U.S. electricity use, and computational demand is expected to grow at a fast pace. Data center energy consumption can be reduced by 20 to 40 percent through proven, commercially available energy efficient technologies. Experts from three Partners in the...
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Stephen Vall

Business Development Executive, Analytics, Industrial Markets
IBM
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Wednesday, March 14
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

  • Room:   DCK Knowledge + Networking Stage (Exhibit Hall 4)
  • Session Number:  LT7
  • Wednesday, March 14, 12:30 PM - 12:50 PM
By 2020 data center energy consumption will reach nearly 73 billion kilowatt hours a year producing a carbon footprint equal to the United States airline industry. This Lightning Talk will explore the key findings from the AFCOM Leaders Lab on energy efficiency. Learn various ways to reduce your data...
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Mr.  Kevin Kent

Data Center Operations Manager/Engineering Leader
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
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