Power and Energy Basics: Calculating Energy Use & Savings

Abstract:Due to concerns over rising energy prices and the effects of global climate change, interest in energy efficiency is increasing. Even for those that rely on the technical expertise of others to improve energy efficiency, it can be helpful to understand some basic power and energy concepts. This document presents some examples that demonstrate simple electricity and natural gas calculations.

URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/14297

Source: Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

Resource Type: Fact sheet/checklist

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