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Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Energy Study

(Jeff Brooks, Evan Kastner, 1996)

The objective of this project was to assess the opportunities for reducing the monthly electric bill of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (FED). The new, 14 floored structure, located at 2200 Pearl Street in Dallas, Texas, has an average monthly electric bill of $149,154. Recently, the FED has implemented a lighting control plan that has saved an estimated $67,747.68 per year by simply controlling the ambient and ``non-use" lighting. Our project was to attempt to take the savings one step further by analyzing the light switching schedules of evening cleaners ``maids" and vacuum operators. The initial assumption was that money could be saved by changing one or several of the following:

Richard S. Barr
Fri Feb 17 16:09:51 CST 2006