Energy Efficiency: Plug Load Management

Course Number: E-3037
Credit: 3 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Lee Layton, P.E.
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Overview

In Energy Efficiency: Plug Load Management, you'll learn ...

  • What are plug loads
  • How much power is wasted by plug loads while equipment is not in use
  • Why it is difficult for facility managers to manage plug loads
  • Devices and control strategies for improving plug load efficiency

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Credit: 3 PDH

Length: 33 pages

This 3-hour course discusses methods to control energy consumption due to portable and semi-portable devices that are plugged into electrical outlets. These “plug loads” are a growing source of energy consumption and there are several unique products in the marketplace to help users manage these energy loads. This course will review the size of the problem with plug loads and what can be done to manage these loads. The course also reviews a few representative products that are available today to help manage the consumption.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understand the energy consumption of plug loads
  • Be able to explain the different energy saving modes in computer equipment
  • Be able to explain the different types of advanced power strips (APS’s) on the market
  • Know how the different types of APS’s operate
  • Know the advantages and disadvantages of each type of APS
  • Understand how to apply APS’s in an office environment

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 20 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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Length: 33 pages

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