Commercial Office Plug Load Savings and Assessment: Executive Summary

Report / January 24, 2012

This study characterizes electricity consumption of plug load devices in two LEED‐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.

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This study characterizes electricity consumption of plug load devices in two LEED‐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.