In January, E Source hosted a web conference with the California Energy Commission’s Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) division called Office Plug Loads: Energy Use and Savings Opportunities. This web conference, with presenters from New Buildings Institute (NBI) and Ecova, attracted several attendees and plenty of follow-up questions on related topics.
To the 200-plus attendees, thank you! You were exceptionally engaged, contributing insightful comments throughout the entire 75 minutes. One attendee even asked a question through chat before our presenters started speaking!
The web conference quickly grabbed my attention when we got to slide 9. Cathy Higgins of NBI showed attendees how much of the plug-load total consists of server loads. If you follow the yellow arrow, that small portion of the blue 30 percent pie slice excludes server loads, leaving the rest to the data needs of the offices in this study.
As you can imagine, we started getting server-efficiency questions right away. However, the presenters purposefully focused their research on the other plug-load sources, per the guidelines of their research study and ...
Publication type: E Source Blog | Document ID: ES-Blog-2-29-12-Servers | Author: Jenny Field - Marketing Manager