Demand management


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Demand management

Lighting can be gradually dimmed up to 20 percent with little effect on productivity, but a profound impact on the overall building load. By sensing incoming electric service for peak loads, lighting can be dimmed when other building systems are peaking in load. The result is a flattening of the energy use curve, which lowers energy cost usually computed using peak demand volumes.
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The implementation process for the new demand management system went smoothly.
The extant literature on strategic demand management may be categorized into three streams.
Before signing on for Southwind's services, hoteliers are encouraged to contact the team for a no-cost demand management evaluation.
Griffin Strategic Advisors recently conducted a survey among supply chain professionals to determine the challenges and success they have experienced with demand management activities.
"The whole point of the TIF was for people to come forward with schemes for demand management and to show that they have demand management in them."
Following are firsthand insights from some recent converts to demand management tools.
Under a demand management scenario, annual withdrawal could be about 22 [Mm.sup.3], an overall reduction of 40 per cent per year, and a 48 per cent reduction in summer as compared to business-as-usual.
Thirdly, the development of a comprehensive energy demand management policy and, finally, technical cooperation.
But while I accept a soft form of atmospheric cooperation, so that economic policymakers know what is on each other's minds, there are so many flaws in the ideas of macroeconomic internationally coordinated demand management that I have to warn against it.
According to then organisation, "the place given to energy demand management, presented as the priority policy to ensure security of supply and compliance with the European Union's international commitments, is in line with the position we have always stood up for".
Combining both demand management and emissions control strategies could help further reduce nitrogen oxides (NOx) and particulate emissions in big cities like London, according to a research project that has just been completed by UK consultants WS Atkins.