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Benchmark Your Data Center�s Energy Efficiency

Compare your data center nationally


In June 2010, EPA ENERGY STAR began to include data center building types in Portfolio Manager � the interactive energy management tool. By inputting a year�s worth of monthly IT and total building energy use into Portfolio Manager, data center operators can:

What do you want to do next?

  • Get started using ENERGY STAR�s Portfolio Manager
  • Learn more about Portfolio Manager and how it works
  • Follow step by step instructions for data center operators using Portfolio Manager
  • Check out our frequently asked technical questions
  • Contact us directly for technical support at buildings@energystar.gov

1 Server closets or computer training rooms are not considered data center space. At least 50% of the building's gross floor area (excluding parking lots and garages) must be data center to meet the data center building type. Please review general and mixed used building type eligibility requirements.

2 A rating of 50 indicates that your data center performs better than 50% data centers nationwide.