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Animation of Utility Load Profiles

Your total electric use each hour of the day can be thought of as made up on the individual energy systems operating in your building. Cooling, lighting, ventilation, and other equipment operation all add up to produce your overall load profile.

To see how a typical small business uses energy each day, please click on the picture below. This animation will start early in the morning and draw a typical load shape as the day progresses.