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No more sweaters in the summer!

If you check on your closest thermostat in your office, you would find the temperature to be around low 70s. Looking around you would see many of your colleagues wearing knitted sweaters while some even have their personal heaters trying to keep themselves warm, but glancing at the calendar in front of you, you then realize it is actually in the middle of summer!

Simply raising the temperature by 2 to 3 degrees can reduce... more »

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Conference Room & Auditorium Energy Management

Suggestion: Install motion detector timing devices on thermostats for conference rooms, auditoriums, cafeterias, and other large gathering areas that may go unoccupied for long periods of time so that these areas are not heated or cooled unnecessarily.

Rationale: to often it seems as if these kinds of areas are unoccupied for long periods of time - sometimes a whole day or more. Yet they are air conditioned or heated... more »

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