Institutionalizing policies and procedures to reduce plug and process load (PPL) energy is a crucial component to achieving PPL energy savings. By incorporating procurement language that specifies energy saving equipment and devices, you can ensure that PPL energy is being managed effectively. Similarly, creating an awareness campaign to educate staff, procurement personnel, as well as vendors, can also help manage PPL energy use. A top-down and bottom-up approach to saving energy in PPLs will create a commitment to your organization and enhance PPL savings throughout the organization.
Some resources that provide examples of policies, procedures and approaches to institutionalize them are shown below: