CENELEC - EN 50600-4-2
Information technology - Data centre facilities and infrastructures - Part 4-2: Power Usage Effectiveness
|Publication Date:||1 December 2016|
|ICS Code (Networking):||35.110|
|ICS Code (Microprocessor systems):||35.160|
|ICS Code (Information technology (IT) in general):||35.020|
This European Standard specifies the Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) as a Key Performance Indicator (KPI) to quantify the efficient use of energy in the form of electricity.
NOTE See the Note 1 to entry in Definition 3.1.3.
This European Standard:
a) defines the Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) of a data centre;
b) introduces PUE measurement categories;
c) describes the relationship of this KPI to a data centre's infrastructure, information technology equipment and information technology operations;
d) defines the measurement, the calculation and the reporting of the parameter;
e) provides information on the correct interpretation of the PUE.
PUE derivatives are described in Annex C.