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Money for Research, Not Energy Bills: Finding Energy and Cost Savings in High-Performance Computer Facility Designs
November/December 2010 (vol. 12 no. 6)
pp. 11-19
Dale Sartor, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Mark Wilson, Drewmark Communications

High-performance computing facilities in the US consume enormous amounts of electricity, cutting into research budgets and challenging efforts to reduce energy consumption and meet environmental goals. Facility designs that target efficiency greatly reduce energy demand. This case study describes strategies and technologies to achieve facility energy reductions through thoughtful design.

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Index Terms:
Design and test, scientific computing, standards and best practices, computational research and theory facility, CRTF, energy-efficient computing
Citation:
Dale Sartor, Mark Wilson, "Money for Research, Not Energy Bills: Finding Energy and Cost Savings in High-Performance Computer Facility Designs," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 11-19, Nov.-Dec. 2010, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2010.137
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