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The Impact Of Power Management On Building Performance And Energy Costs

Source: AVEVA

By Mark A. Chidichimo and Aubrey Oates


Power quality and energy consumption are closely linked to overall building performance. Yet building managers often focus more on mechanical equipment operations. However, power problems are responsible for more than half of equipment downtime in most buildings. This paper reviews how adding power management to BMS capabilities can reduce energy costs and improve building performance while also enhancing occupant comfort.