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ASHRAE Standard Targets Plug Loads Impact on Facilities


A new standard, ASHRAE/ANSI Standard 203-2014, Method of Test for Determining Heat Gain of Office Equipment Used in Buildings, aims to help engineers address the growing use of plug loads in buildings, as well as insufficient data on the amount of energy they generate. The standard prescribes methods of test to determine the range and average operating heat gains of electrical equipment for use in cooling-load calculations. Click here for more information.

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