Three Solutions for Plug Load Control: Understanding Your Needs and Exploring Your Options

Energy ManagementAIA BOC BOMI

19% of energy use in US office buildings is attributed to plug loads, reported the Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey .* In addition, office equipment is projected to be the fastest-growing end use between 1998 and 2020.**

This course will cover the basics and evolution of plug load control and code adoption particularly in commercial environments. It will also cover the three ways that you can meet ASHRAE 90.1, looking more closely at the options that are available to you and how they work.

We want to help you understand how you can meet these codes, which are being adopted all across the country, while reducing energy and associated costs.

Course Tuition: Free

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand what plug load control is and how it impacts building owners and facility managers
  • Learn the latest code changes and the impact it has on you and your building
  • See how much you can save by implementing a plug load control strategy by determining how much energy your building wastes through “vampire loads”
  • Learn how to take advantage of the savings that a plug load control strategy can provide, while ensuring you are able to adapt to quickly changing energy codes for years to come
  • Dive into the three methods of plug load control outlined in ASHRAE 90.1
  • Explore three simple solutions to help you comply with Plug Load control requirements and effortlessly manage it – without breaking the bank

*A national sample survey from the US Energy Information Administration

**According to US Department of Energy

From Our Partner

Kevin Kohl

Product Manager
Electrical Wiring Systems Division - Legrand, North America

Kevin Kohl holds the position of Product Manager for Legrand North America, responsible for the Commercial Wiring Device segment of the Pass & Seymour product line. He is responsible for many successful products that serve all major commercial vertical markets, including Healthcare, Education, Hospitality and Commercial Office. Kevin has recognized energy efficiency as a key need in the commercial space today and going forward and has worked with installers, specifiers and end-users to develop solutions to help meet that need. Since launching the Pass & Seymour line of Plug Load Control devices in 2014, Kevin has presented in front of a variety of audiences in different forums, including product training for installers, code classes for specifiers, sales planning for distributors and educational sessions for facility managers.