Research highlights from a large scale residential monitoring study in a hot climate

Summary

Monitoring of electricity end-use load data of a large number of residences in Florida was performed to better estimate the impact of a load control program, as well as obtain improved appliance energy load profiles. The monitoring measured total as well as a number of electrical end-uses on a 15 min basis. The measured end-uses included space cooling, heating, water heating, range and cooking, clothes drying, and swimming pool electricity use and demand. The project identified a number of influences on electrical demand that are not commonly described. 13 refs.

 

Primary author(s): Parker D S

Source:  Energy Build.

             35,No.9,2003,p.863-876

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