“In California, commercial buildings make up 37 percent of energy consumption-much of which is wasted. Lighting, heating and cooling contribute significantly to high energy use. Thankfully, basic efficiency upgrades could cut electricity usage by 30 percent.
As the state works to double energy efficiency savings in electricity and gas end uses by 2030, considering new strategies is crucial. With clear opportunities for improvement, commercial buildings are a logical location for efficiency campaigns, but facility managers often face the challenge of managing electricity use without sufficient data. This infographic details other top facility manager concerns, including saving money. But unlike with fixed operational costs like rent, the rights toolslike energy management systems can drive down energy use to benefit the bottom line.”
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