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Towards an Enhanced Benchmark Advocating Energy-Efficient Systems [chapter]

Daniel Schall, Volker Hoefner, Manuel Kern
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
new benchmarking paradigm • energy proportionality What is Energy Proportionality?  ...   energy consumption: 20% of peak load power IDEAL SYSTEM Summary • Static Energy Proportionality -fixed to one load level per run -measure energy proportionality per level • Dynamic Energy  ...  Additional TPC runs • measure reaction times of db servers • test ability to adapt to load • simulate a typical usage pattern • dynamically changing load over time Dynamic Energy Proportionality  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-32627-1_3 fatcat:lqfrpr6vjvhc5o2qgbysy2rdye

Enhancing Resource Management Through Prediction-Based Policies [chapter]

Antoni Navarro, Arthur F. Lorenzon, Eduard Ayguadé, Vicenç Beltran
2020 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Through the execution of several benchmarks in multi-/many-core systems, we show that our prediction-based policies have competitive performance while improving energy efficiency when compared to state  ...  phase, thus improving both performance and energy efficiency.  ...  towards finding a solution to the trade-off between energy efficiency and performance with prediction-based resource managing policies.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-57675-2_31 fatcat:yh26eu6pmvduxejpj5cen52mii

Greening healthcare: systematic implementation of environmental programmes in a university teaching hospital

Yvonne Ryan-Fogarty, Bernadette O'Regan, Richard Moles
2016 Journal of Cleaner Production  
Green Advocates are offered environmental training counting toward continuing professional development on résumés.  ...  The two targets of the EPA-GHCP are waste reduction and water conservation, with an extensive benchmarking system for acute hospitals developed within the state (Environmental Protection Agency, 2014a)  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.03.079 fatcat:26gyui44wzex3ndsdrxtjufqp4

Heterogeneous chip multiprocessor architectures for big data applications

Houman Homayoun
2016 Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers - CF '16  
In other domains, heterogeneous architectures have emerged as a promising solution to enhance energy-efficiency by allowing each application to run on a core that matches resource needs more closely than  ...  Hadoop, Spark, MPI, Hbase, Impala, MySQL, Hive, Shark, Apache, and MangoDB) that are bound together with a runtime software system and interact significantly with I/O and OS, exhibiting high computational  ...  In other domains, heterogeneous architectures have emerged as a promising solution to enhance energy-efficiency by allowing each application to run on a core that matches resource needs more closely than  ... 
doi:10.1145/2903150.2908078 dblp:conf/cd/Homayoun16 fatcat:jf2cwmrykbhh5l4ivofvq6ormu

Photon-upconverter for blue organic light-emitting diodes: a low-cost, sky-blue example

Le Yang, Xian Wei Chua, Zhihong Yang, Xiangpeng Ding, Yong Yu, Ady Suwardi, Meng Zhao, Bruno Ehrler, Dawei Di
2022 Nanoscale Advances  
In the research ecosystem's quest towards having deployable organic light-emitting diodes with higher-energy emission (e.g., blue light), we advocate focusing on fluorescent emitters, due to their relative  ...  Such enhancements are meaningful towards blue OLED displays as they are still based on uorescent emitters whose efficiencies can be further improved.  ...  systems to reach higher efficiencies.  ... 
doi:10.1039/d1na00803j pmid:35342862 pmcid:PMC8886671 fatcat:nkxmtj7kqjel3l2sccrlyie6wi

Bread and butter or bread and circuses? Politicisation and the European Commission in the European Semester

Reinout A van der Veer, Markus Haverland
2018 European Union Politics  
While these are clearly oriented towards social investment, these topics also cover recommendations advocating measures to make these systems more financially sustainable.  ...  and renewables 26 No energi, promot, build, effici, develop, reduc, particular, incent, continu, effort, improv, product, transport, includ, step, target, activ, toward, high, increas Appendix D: Cross-classified  ... 
doi:10.1177/1465116518769753 pmid:30220878 pmcid:PMC6108040 fatcat:uu45nqdhsbfjndn4y5jzjmx77e

Environmental Assessment Law and Practice in Nigeria Towards Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs) in the Country: Cases of SDGs 13 and 17

2019 Journal of Law, Policy and Globalization  
Environmental Assessment (EA) is an environmental protection, generic environmental governance and good governance tool by which the consequences of natural processes and human activities on the environment  ...  the UN system, to drive and ensure accelerated action towards the achievement of the UNSDG7, captioned 'Affordable and Clean Energy': Access to Affordable, Reliable and Sustainable Modern Energy for All  ...  SEforALL marshals evidence, benchmarked progress and connects stakeholders around the globe, in order to amplify voices advocating and relaying success stories that are being made towards providing access  ... 
doi:10.7176/jlpg/92-07 fatcat:an3ds7mxefh43ivsyc5xf2v2ge

Making Cost-Effective Energy Efficiency Fit Utility Business Models [chapter]

Ralph Cavanagh
2013 Energy Efficiency  
Traditional price regulation unintentionally creates severe conflicts of interest for utilities when they act as energy efficiency partners and promoters, yet obstacles continue to slow proven reforms.  ...  Utilities increasingly want and need both to break longstanding linkages between their retail sales volumes and their financial health, and to see energy efficiency success as a potential earnings driver  ...  , not for the first time, environmental and consumer advocates were at odds over whether to introduce revenue decoupling as part of a strategy for enhancing energy efficiency investment.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-397879-0.00006-2 fatcat:hnzh2zaiurha3c7t5sqid4fnpy

RoboBench: Towards sustainable robotics system benchmarking

Jonathan Weisz, Yipeng Huang, Florian Lier, Simha Sethumadhavan, Peter Allen
2016 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)  
RoboBench is extensible, and is the first step toward a robust, quantitative approach to engineering computationally-efficient robots.  ...  We present an overview of the system, a description of our prototype set of benchmark missions, along with a validation study comparing the computational load profile of a mission performed on a real and  ...  Modest improvements in computational efficiency could significantly enhance AUV endurance. This is in contrast to the rotorcraft fliers, which spend all their energy just to stay aloft.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icra.2016.7487514 dblp:conf/icra/WeiszHLSA16 fatcat:oyzorut3s5agbkgqc3tn42ktey

Energy-efficiency Retrofitting and Transformation of the FIU-college of Architecture + The Arts into a Net-Zero-Energy-Building by 2018

Thomas Spiegelhalter
2014 Energy Procedia  
Department of Energy 2020 policy and the American Institute of Architecture 2030 Agenda on energy conservation, efficiency benchmarking and carbon neutrality for buildings.  ...  In November 2012 an interdisciplinary research team at FIU started to analyze and deploy a smart-sensor infrastructure within the PCA complex, compatible with the 'The Metasys® building management system  ...  the design, operation, real-time monitoring, and benchmarking of a future Net-Zero-Energy-Campus Building's target towards carbon neutrality by 2018.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2014.10.056 fatcat:xesxfgfdhjcgfot5muelpx2pye

Towards Energy-Efficient Heterogeneous Multicore Architectures for Edge Computing

Abdoulaye Gamatie, Guillaume Devic, Gilles Sassatelli, Stefano Bernabovi, Philippe Naudin, Michael Chapman
2019 IEEE Access  
Our experiments on multi-benchmark programs show that on average 22% energy gain can be achieved (up to 45%) compared to a reference system design, i.e., a system with the same execution architecture,  ...  INDEX TERMS Edge computing, energy-efficiency, heterogeneous multicore architectures, programming model, embedded systems. 49474 2169-3536  ...  The HP-Core is the least efficient with an additional energy consumption, the low power cores have a better energy efficiency of almost 50%.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2910932 fatcat:yhnntycuezeolnaxjy2nodzcoy

Improving energy efficiency in manufacturing using peer benchmarking to influence machine design innovation

Phil Sheppard, Shahin Rahimifard
2019 Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy  
This paper combines three observations to improve an overlooked part of the energy efficiency support infrastructure in food and drink manufacturing: innovation capability.  ...  not gathered for the vast majority of products, so machine and process design is under-used as a route to efficiency improvement; third, peer benchmarking has proved to be an effective tool for stimulating  ...  , advocated by Cai et al. (2018) with respect to machine tools, in the generation of an energy benchmark, or defining processes (Andersson et al. 2018) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10098-019-01701-4 fatcat:fzm66zta6rgjdbw7tgdldbbua4

Energy Performance and Improvement Potentials for Selected Heritage Building Adaptation in England

O Akande, D Odeleye, A Coday, C Bescos
2015 British Journal of Environment and Climate Change  
The study concluded wider opportunities towards achieving energy saving such as energy management programme, building energy refurbishment scheme and use of energy efficient equipment could enhance stainable  ...  , efficiency of services and lighting etc.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The research study described in this paper was undertaken as part of a Doctorate research project on "Energy Management in Reuse of  ... 
doi:10.9734/bjecc/2015/19791 fatcat:xiiinkm2orco3ffzbhren3dlwq

A Methodological Framework for Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment of Construction Projects Incorporating TBL and Decoupling Principles

Shivam Srivastava, Usha Iyer Raniga, Sudhir Misra
2021 Sustainability  
The first part of this study presents the concept of sustainable construction as a system of well-being decoupling and impact decoupling.  ...  Green building rating tools/schemes, such as Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA), Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED), Building Research Establishment Environment Assessment  ...  Rating 3 3 Percentage Score 3 3 Energy-efficient transport systems Outstanding 3 ≥85 3 Energy-efficient laboratory systems Excellent 5 ≥70 5 Energy-efficient equipment Very good 2 ≥55 2 Drying space Good  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14010197 fatcat:d64cpkn5xffnrisajmfg5263wy

Strategies for reducing the costs of clean-energy technologies in buildings in Nigeria

Samuel Ekung, Victor Ohama, Reginald Ajiero
2020 Clean Energy  
The costs of clean-energy technologies are currently very high and their adoption in buildings is voluntary.  ...  Developing these strategies to improve the PV value chain will increase the supply capacity of clean energy in emerging markets.  ...  The client's duty is to stimulate an environmentally friendly energy system by seeking knowledge about its benefits [43] .  ... 
doi:10.1093/ce/zkaa020 fatcat:l4sqbgc4xbbwvbejtdt62spmcu
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