Making buildings responsive to peak energy demand

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ConferenceBuilding Science Insight 2009/10 - Energy Efficiency in Buildings: New Tools and Technologies:
Pages126; # of pages: 26
SubjectLighting; Lighting and health
AbstractMeeting peak electrical demand is costly, but failure to do so leads to blackouts. Building operators can help by dimming lights and changing thermostat set points and ventilation rates during peak periods. This presentation looks at the extent to which energy demand can be reduced without significantly affecting the indoor environment.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français: Réponse aux pics de demande électrique
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number20778
NPARC number20374304
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Record created2012-07-23
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