Energy intensive business

Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

An analysis carried out by the Environmental Energy Technologies Division of the Lawrence Berkley national Laboratory, based in US, shows that in the US office equipment used by the commercial sector consumes more than 70 per cent of the total electrical energy consumed. Use of electricity in residences has been estimated in the analysis to be just above 10 per cent of the total (Environmental Energy Technologies Division News , Vol 2, No 2).

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