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The Walkthrough Survey for an Energy Audit

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September 2010 Vol. 7, Issue 9
 
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The Walkthrough Survey for an Energy Audit

Last week I toured a 6 million square-foot facility that had a $21 million annual energy bill. Nevertheless, this facility had no dedicated full-time energy manager.

Does this surprise you?

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