Commercial Office Plug Load Savings and Assessment: Executive Summary

Publish Date: December, 2011

This study characterizes electricity consumption of plug load devices in two LEEDā€certified buildings in California and explores opportunities for plug load energy savings in office buildings. Findings from this field research suggest low- and no-cost savings opportunities through software, hardware and behavioral changes and can help guide plug load energy reduction programs and research. The study was conducted as part of the California Energy Commission Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Program. Read the full report.