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Re: Dec 19 - DAY 3: ZigBee in Depth Part 1
Digital_Angel_316@yahoo.com   4/20/2013 3:57:21 PM
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Potentially huge power saving opportunities in theSmart Energy, Building and Home Automation profiles:

Some Data Points just for Household Electric Use alone, and these figures from 2001 Data ...

Heating, ventilation, and cooling (HVAC) accounted for 356 billion kWh, 31 percent of the electricity consumed by U.S. households in 2001.

Electric space heating accounted for an additional 116 billion kWh (10 percent of the total), which is considerable given that, nationwide, space heating was predominantly fueled by natural gas. In almost 31 million households, electricity was the source of energy for the main heating system. In an additional 13 million households, it was used in secondary heating equipment, such as portable heaters and built-in electric units.

Electric water heating accounted for over 100 billion kWh (9 percent) in 2001. Of the total of 107 million households, 41 million used electricity as their water heating fuel, ...

FROM - US HOUSELHOLD ELECTRICITY REPORT:

LINK -->> http://www.eia.gov/emeu/reps/enduse/er01_us.html



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