Demand or No Demand: Electrical Rates for Standard 90.1-2010
ASHRAE’s energy standard for nonresidential buildings in 2010 will require 30% energy savings above the current standard. This article asks what rate should be used in calculating payback for measuring efficiency. The article explains how using a rate based on demand would encourage more energy savings and higher efficiency.
Authors: Ronald E. Jarnagin; Merle McBride, Ph.D., P.E.; Cedric Trueman, P.Eng.; and Richard J. Liesen, Ph.D.
Citation: ASHRAE Journal, vol. 50, no. 4, April 2008
Pages: 14-16, 18, 20
Publish Date: April 2008
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