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Newsbrief from Environmental Building News “Remove and Retrain” to Take a (Plug) Load Off By Erin Weaver With plug-in devices accounting for 15%–20% of the average office’s energy use, a new guide from the New Buildings Institute (NBI) outlines steps to cut office plug loads by up to 40%. The largest plug loads come from computers, monitors, and peripherals such as speakers; The Plug Loads Best Practices Guide suggests no- and low-cost steps, from inexpensive hardware like timers and advanced power strips to simply making sure devices’ power-saving settings are enabled. NBI senior project manager Amy Cortese says the guide will “help office managers engage tenants and occupants , [who] can and should play a significant role in managing energy use.” The guide offers five steps for plug load reduction, simplified as “Review, Remove, Replace, Reduce, Retrain,” which sum up th...

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