No Purchase Necessary: Low to No Cost Plug Load Management Strategies

Properly managing plug loads in a building can lead to substantial energy savings and other non-energy benefits. And many of these management strategies require little to no upfront cost! Hear from three organizations about their experiences and successes in managing their building’s plug loads. Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) implemented a network-wide computer power management system that resulted in 74% energy savings. Cornell University’s faculty and student engagement promotes plug load management awareness and helps them achieve energy savings. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s plug load management strategies led to their Research Support Facility reaching net-zero energy.