Smart-Building Technology Poised to Take the Load

Nesler, Clay
November 2011
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Nov2011, Vol. 83 Issue 11, p42
The article focuses on the findings of the 2011 Energy Efficiency Indicator (EEI) survey administered by the Johnson Controls Institute for Building Efficiency. It states that the survey polled buildings owners and executives responsible for investment and energy management decisions in public-sector and commercial buildings. Moreover, the survey revealed that lighting improvements are the most-implemented energy-efficiency measures.


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