DCOI Compliance: A Guide to Improving PUE in Federal Data Centers
The Data Center Consolidation Initiative (DCOI) requires all Federal agencies and departments to achieve and maintain a PUE of ≤1.5 for existing “tiered” data centers. New data centers must design and maintain a PUE of ≤1.4.
This paper provides:
An explanation of the PUE metric
Factors impacting data center efficiency measurements
How to improve PUE by reducing energy consumption of power and cooling systems