Reducing the high cost of electrical energy

Knisley, Contributing Editor, Joseph R.
February 1999
CEE News;Feb99, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p10
Trade Publication
Focuses on energy conservation measures to reduce the costs of electric power. Suggestion of using an energy management system (EMS) into electrical meters; Control of electric-energy demand; Inclusion of building automation system (BAS) in distributed control environments. INSETS: Find out how much electricity you are using;A compelling case to get your project approved;Low-tech energy-cost-cutting methods.


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