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by Better Buildings Beat Team on Apr 07, 2022
DOE’s Integrated Lighting Campaign (ILC), part of the Better Buildings Initiative, was launched in 2020 to work with facility owners, operators, and managers to demonstrate how to maximize savings with lighting upgrades. Through this effort, partners have demonstrated the greater impact of...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Aug 24, 2020
Plug and Process Loads (PPLs) are building electrical loads used by plug-in equipment and appliances as well as processes for cooking, computing, and internal transportation. PPLs consume more than 45% of commercial building energy use, and this number is expected to increase to more than 50% by...