Data Center PUE white paper
A white paper entitled "Recommendations for Measuring and Reporting Overall Data Center Efficiency" has been released by 7×24 Exchange, ASHRAE, The Green Grid, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, U.S. Department of Energy Save Energy Now Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR Program, United States Green Building Council, and Uptime Institute.
The purpose of this document is to provide recommendations on measuring and publishing values for PUE at dedicated data center facilities. These recommendations represent the collective work of a task force representing the above groups.
The recommendations are prepared in accordance with the guiding principles. The task force continues to work towards a Version 2 document, which will provide corresponding guidance for mixed-use buildings.