09 Oct '12, 1pm

How four industries use the same methods to cut energy costs

How four industries use the same methods to cut energy costs

Editor's Note: To learn more about the energy efficient buildings, be sure to check out [email protected] , November 12-13. At first look, it would be easy to say that a steel mill, a retailer, a hospital and a school have very little in common. They are very different types of organizations with different goals, objectives and purposes. But look a little closer and they all share one thing: the opportunity to save money and generate new revenue sources by using demand management to rethink how they use energy. Below are common electricity cost-reduction methodologies that organizations from across sectors can quickly and easily apply to reduce their energy costs. Industrial businesses For most businesses and organizations, the electricity consumed by heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and lighting account for more than 65 percent of their electricity costs. Bu...

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