Lighting and Phantom Loads
Lighting and Phantom Loads Offer Opportunities for Energy Savings
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Lighting and Phantom Loads, including:
- Design and build strategies
- Necessary codes
- Application how-tos
- Using materials
Non-appliance plug loads are easy targets for conservation
Look for opportunities to cut consumption
Both lighting and non-appliance plug loads are easy targets for conservation. Lighting accounts for nearly 9% of residential energy consumption. Getting rid of incandescent bulbs, which produce mostly heat, and switching to compact fluorescents or light emitting diodes (LEDs) means instant savings.
Phantom loads represent the current that computers, telephones, entertainment systems and ...