Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Latest Guide Targets Data Center Metering and Energy Use

Developed by the U.S. Department of Energy, the new guide is designed to implement a metering system for data centers. The metering system enables organizations to gather necessary data for effective decision-making and energy-efficiency improvements. The guide’s focus is on the necessary data calculating the power-usage effectiveness (PUE) metric.

Please download the whole guide from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy:


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