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- Publication Date: January 2006
- Publishing Organization: U.S. Department of Energy, Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
- Format: PDF
building thermal mass, buildings, demand charges, demand limiting, doe - lbl, load shifting, off-peak hours, peak demand reduction, peak periods, pre-cooling, reducing cooling loads, reducing on-peak energy, report, savings, smart grid, storing cooling
This report describes the principle of pre-cooling and demand limiting, used to pre-cool buildings at night or in the morning during off-peak hours, for storing cooling in the building thermal mass and for reducing cooling loads during the peak periods.