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dc.creatorLingousky, J. E.
dc.creatorMcKay, J. R.
dc.date.accessioned2011-04-14T16:48:30Z
dc.date.available2011-04-14T16:48:30Z
dc.date.issued1983
dc.identifier.otherESL-IE-83-04-22
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/94540
dc.description.abstractIn 1982, 6.9 million BOE of energy costing nearly $600 million was used in approximately 16,000 Bell System Telephone equipment buildings. About 27% of that energy was used for heating, ventilating and air conditioning. The most cost-effective measure for reducing such energy use has been Wideband Temperature Control which provides no heating, cooling or fan operation between 65 F and 80 F, except for special equipment or ventilation requirements. Building energy load and use programs predicted a 30% annual energy savings with Wideband Temperature Control compared to continuously maintaining 70 to 75 F. To verify these savings and assess impact on equipment reliability, field tests were conducted in a representative telephone office in Birmingham, Alabama. Annual energy savings of 25 to 40% were measured during the tests depending on operating conditions. These tests are described and specific results are presented.en
dc.publisherEnergy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)
dc.publisherTexas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu)
dc.subjectWideband Temperature Controlen
dc.subjectEnergy Savingsen
dc.subjectLoad Management Programen
dc.subjectEconomic Analysisen
dc.titleEnergy Savings by Wideband Temperature Control in Telephone Officesen
dc.contributor.sponsorBell Laboratories Inc.


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