Publications

Technical papers, presentations, and articles involving IDC staff and projects

2011

Integrating Data Center Systems, webinar hosted by Siemens with presentations by Sig Anderson and Steve Blaine; December 2011

Should You Plan for 450mm Even if You Don't Plan to Produce 450mm?, article by Terry Behrens in Solid State Technology magazine; December 2011

Increasing Energy Efficiency and Environmental Performance for PV Manufacturing Facilities, presentation by Helfried Weinzerl to Intersolar Beijing, China; December 2011

Efficient Inside and Out, interview of architect Jeff Murray about sustainable building design in the Distributed Energy Journal; November 2011

Evaluating the Top 5 Customer Wants in a Data Center, presentation and participation in panel discussion by Sig Anderson in the Financing, Investing & Real Estate Development for Data Centers Conference sponsored by Information Management Network (IMN), Los Angeles, California; November 2011

Improved Quality and Efficiency With Automated MES Software, presentation by Howard Bales and TOK America at OpsManage'11, Nashville, Tennessee; November 2011

Managing Industrial Client Satisfaction in a Cyclical Market, presentation by Peter Downs to the Chartered Institute of Building's International Construction Conference, Singapore; October 2011

450mm Future Fab Concepts, presentation by Terry Behrens to SEMATECH Symposium Taiwan 2011, Hsinchu, Taiwan; September 2011

Meeting the Manufacturing Challenges of Increasing Global Water Scarcity, presentation by Ralph Williams to theUltrapure Water Conference, Portland, Oregon; November 2011

Trends in LED Manufacturing, article by Don Carkner in Solid State Technology magazine; October 2011

Creating a New Concept for a Renewable Energy Commercial Park, presentation by Andy Solberg to the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, Toronto, Canada; October 2011

Real World Case Study for a Self-Sufficient Renewable Energy Commercial Park, poster presentation at BEST FEST ’11, Portland, Oregon; September 2011

A Model for Rejuvenating Aging Buildings Through “Sustainable Upgrade,” poster presentation at BEST FEST ’11, Portland, Oregon; September 2011

Oregon Lab Researches Nanoscience as Key to Breakthroughs in Solar, Biofuels Technology, poster presentation at BEST FEST ’11, Portland, Oregon; September 2011

Collaboration Advances Sustainable Building Materials Development, poster presentation at BEST FEST ’11, Portland, Oregon; September 2011

Technology Trends in the Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry, article by David Krick in Solid State Technology magazine; September 2011

Reducing Manufacturing Cost/Wp Through Smart and Forward-Thinking Factory Planning, Design & Construction, presentation by Helfried Weinzerl at the PV Production Forum 2011 sponsored by EU PVSEC and IPVEA, Hamburg, Germany; September 2011

Sustainable Engineering Solutions for a High-Volume PV Manufacturing Facility in a Water-Restricted Location, presentation by Ralph Williams at the 26th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Hamburg, Germany; September 2011

Water Management Planning for Photovoltaic Manufacturing Facilities, article in Photovoltaic International magazine by Ralph Williams; August 2011

Economizing Data Center Operations with Airflow Modeling and Airside Economizers, presentation by Andy Solberg to the 2011 Energy Sustainability Conference & Fuel Cell Conference, Washington, DC; August 2011

Developing New Nanoscale Materials to Improve the Energy and Material Efficiency of Solar PV Production, presentation by Michael O’Halloran to the 2011 Energy Sustainability Conference & Fuel Cell Conference, Washington, DC; August 2011

Green Boom Leads To Signs of Recovery, interview of John Palmer and Michael Avant in Engineering News Record magazine’s annual Sourcebook; July 2011

Design Considerations for Data Centers in High-Rise Buildings, presentation by Bob Kirkendall at DC Strategics conference, Singapore; July 2011

Sustainability Concepts for High-Density Data Centers, presentation at Data Centre Strategics, Singapore; July 2011

Exceptional Projects and Methods of Improving Project Performance, presentation by John Strickland to the Construction Industry Institute Annual Conference, Dallas, Texas; July 2011

Impact of Power Outage on Semiconductor Industry Energy Reduction/Power Generation, presentation by Michael O’Halloran to the International SEMATECH Manufacturing Initiative (ISMI) Regional Meeting Series Japan, Tokyo, Japan; June 2011

Start Thinking in 450mm, article by Terry Behrens in Solid State Technology magazine; June 2011

Scaling-up PV Fabs? Make Tagging Your Friend, article by Steve Blaine in Photovoltaics World magazine; June 2011

Solar Cell Makers Should Consider Another (Potentially) Renewable Resource: Water Use, article by Ralph Williams in Photovoltaics World magazine; June 2011

Technology Commercialization, presentation by David Krick to the 2011 ASME/SME/JSME Manufacturing Research Conference at Oregon State University; June 2011

Penetration of LEDs into the Display & Lighting Industries, and Sustainable Design – Learning from Adjacent Industries, presentation by Don Carkner to the 2011 ASME/SME/JSME Manufacturing Research Conference at Oregon State University; June 2011

CH2M HILL and DOE's Solar America Communities Program Introduce Grid Parity Modeling Tool to Help Advance Solar Power, article in RenewablesBiz media hub on CH2M HILL’s development of the PV Cost Convergence Model to help U.S. communities promote development of solar energy; June 2011

PV Cost Convergence Model Helps Promote Adoption of Solar Energy, presentation to the 37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, Seattle, Washington; June 2011

New Research In Old Facilities: Strategic Renovations and Upgrades to Meet the Mission, presentation by Jeff Murray and Ernie Staley to the Tradeline 2011 International Conference on Research Facilities, Washington, DC; May 2011

Energy Policy Leadership and Integrating Renewable Energy Systems, panel discussions at the Global New Energy Summit involving CH2M HILL staff Steve Cook, Bill Bellamy, Jennifer Gamble, and Nancy Tuor, Boulder, Colorado; April 2011

PV Cost Convergence Model Helps Promote Adoption of Solar Energy, presentation by Amy Maule to the Solar America Cities 4th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; April 2011

Firestopping Electrical Systems, article by Tim Kuhlman in Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine; April 2011

Locating Solar Cells & Panels Manufacturing in the Pacific Northwest, presentation by Helfried Weinzerl to The Future Energy Conference, Portland, Oregon; April 2011

How the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar America Cities is Helping Expand Solar Power in the U.S., presentation by Nate Monosoff to the NW Solar Expo, Portland, Oregon; April 2011

Breaking Ground, IDC Architects’ work on a new green roof on Pittsburgh’s Allegheny County Office Building and Allegheny County Airport Authority’s Development Master Plan was featured in the Columns magazine published by the Pittsburgh chapter of the American Institute of Architects; March 2011

Site Selection Criteria for Photo Voltaic Facilities, webinar presented by Dick Sheehy through the New York State Economic Development Council; March 2011

Using Strategic Partnerships to Produce Groundbreaking Advances in Sustainable Facility Design, presentation by John Frank to the Tech Valley Energy Forum at the Albany College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, Albany, New York; March 2011

Driving Data Center Development with Renewable Energy: A Real World Case Study, presentation by Andy Solberg to the AFCOM Data Center World Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada; March 2011

Creating a Carbon Neutral Data Center: Strategies for Reducing Energy and Integrating Renewable Power, presentation and participation in panel discussion by Andy Solberg at TeladataTechnology Convergence Conference, Santa Clara, California; February 2011

Sustainable Design for LED Manufacturing Facilities, presentation and workshop by Don Carkner at the Strategies in Light conference on Light Emitting Diode (LED) technologies, Santa Clara, California; February 2011

Owner’s Guide to PV Manufacturing Set-Up, presentation by Helmut Weinzerl at the1st India Solar Summit, Mumbai, India; January 2011

System Intrinsic, Damping Maximized, Tuned Mass Dampers for Seismic Applications, article by Julio Miranda in the Structural Control Health Monitoring Journal; January 2011

Telecom Design – Applying the NEC – Part 1 and Telecom Design – Applying the NEC – Part 2, two 6-hour seminars on the application of the National Electrical Code for data and telecom systems presented by Tim Kuhlman to the Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI) 2011 Winter Conference & Exhibition, Orlando, Florida; January 2011