> > > CDCEP Detailed outline

Certified Data Centre Energy Professional (CDCEP) Full Program (CDCEP)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Detailed Course Outline

Core Unit

Need for Energy Efficiency?

  • CO2 Emissions issues
  • Impact of increased energy demand
  • Data Centre constraints

Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Understanding Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Implementation of ISO 26000

Energy Audits

  • Energy audit process
  • Primary audit environments
  • Actions to improve energy efficiency

Energy Evaluation

  • Understanding energy consumption
  • Identification of areas of concern
  • Evaluation and Modelling sources

Achievable Expectations & Energy Forecasting

  • Achievable expectations
  • Industry best practices
  • Analysis and calculations
  • Forecasting growth

Energy Metrics

  • Need for metrics
  • Current industry metrics
  • New proxy metrics

Capacity Reclamation

  • Understanding design parameters
  • Importance of the four key constraints
  • Decommissioning
  • Capacity Management

KPIs & Metrics

  • Defining KPIs
  • Selecting and preparing KPIs
  • KPI measuring models

Business Continuity

  • Business continuity considerations
  • Site selection considerations
  • Energy efficiency considerations

Energy Strategy

  • Energy Efficiency Policy
  • Energy Efficiency Strategy
  • Energy Action Plan & Management Review

Energy Efficiency Plan

  • Elements of the energy efficiency plan
  • Continual monitoring

Professional Unit

Delivery of the Energy Efficiency Plan

  • Deployment of the Energy Efficiency Plan
  • Measuring, monitoring and reporting
  • Energy Efficiency procurement

Site Specific Energy Audits

  • Audit direction
  • Site specific audit plans
  • Keys energy audit areas

Energy Use Systems

  • Major energy use systems
  • Energy profile changes
  • Optimisation actions

System Specific Analysis

  • IT analysis
  • Power Infrastructure analysis
  • Environmental analysis
  • Cooling analysis

Analysis Tool-sets

  • Data centre toolsets

Active Energy-Efficiency Measures

  • Establishing an energy baseline
  • Measuring and monitoring
  • Data analysis and energy plan preparation
  • Real-time monitoring

Return on Investment

  • Return on Investment (ROI)
  • IT value
  • Financial planning
  • Total cost of ownership (TCO)

Codes & Best Practice

  • DoE DCEP
  • EU Code of Conduct

A Strategy for Energy Management

  • Energy management roadmap
  • Energy management team
  • Energy Awareness

Immediate Energy Actions (4C’s)

  • Importance of the four key constraints
  • Identifying the immediate concerns
  • Actioning the immediate concerns

Medium-Term CAPEX Actions

  • IT measures
  • Cooling measures
  • Power measures
  • CAPEX & ROI impacts

Long-Term CAPEX/OPEX Actions

  • Long-term power efficiency
  • Long-term cooling efficiency
  • CAPEX & OPEX evaluation

Processes & Procedures

  • Process & Procedure requirements
  • Process and procedure monitoring and control

Future Technical Developments

  • New developing technologies

Energy Efficiency Accreditations

  • Environmental accreditations
  • Energy accreditations
  • Data centre energy accreditations

There are a number of group and individual case studies to formulate energy efficiency plans throughout this program.

 

Accessing our website tells us you are happy to receive all our cookies. However you can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more.   Got it!