Labs Sessions - 2019

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Labs Sessions - 2019


Labs Session - May 15, 2019

  • GG LABS - 2019 Project #1 - "Off Hours" Energy Usage Study
    • Wed - 5/15/19, 2-4pm - Session to Kick Off project and set up the data loggers on electrical panels; look at coil
      • Kick off
      • Deploy data loggers on electrical panels (amps, all three legs, read amps/volts spot reading)
      • Select dates for observation events next time - look at Matt's occupancy observations
        • Weeknight observation - TBD
        • Weekend observation - TBD
      • Review new coil installation progress w/ Joey G - coil still on order
    • 5/16/19 - 5/29/19 - Collect data for 2 weeks - no meetings.
    • Wed - 5/29/19, 2-4pm - Session to Download the Data and start Analyzing.
    • Week of 6/3 - TBD - Pick a week night to do an "after hours" walk through observation.
    • Weekend of 6/15-16 TBD - Pick a Saturday or Sunday to do another walk through observation.
    • Wed - 6/19/19 - Session to retrieve data loggers, organize our observations, and determine how we want to report out findings.
    • Wed - 6/26/19, 2-4pm - Session to present findings to Tom and Matt.
  • What's Next
    • Collect trend data for minimum 2 weeks
    • Retrieve data and analyze

Labs Session - May 29, 2017

  • GG LABS - 2019 Project #1 - "Off Hours" Energy Usage Study
    • Wed - 5/29/19, 2-4pm - Session to Download the Data and start Analyzing.
      • Download data to shuttle - leave DLs recording
      • Analyze weeknights / weekend consumption - any day before 7:30 a.m.; nights after midnight
      • Plan for observation night - make it morning instead
      • Observe daytime plug loads - see spreadsheet
        • Categorize
        • Count
        • Station occupied/unoccupied currently
      • Update on dehumidification coil w/ Joey G - still not in
    • Week of 6/3 - Target Thursday, 6/6/19 at 6:30 a.m. - Pick a week night to do an "after hours" walk through observation.
    • Weekend of 6/15-16 TBD - Pick a Saturday or Sunday to do another walk through observation.
    • Wed - 6/19/19 - Session to retrieve data loggers, organize our observations, and determine how we want to report out findings.
    • Wed - 6/26/19, 2-4pm - Session to present findings to Tom and Matt.
  • What's Next
    • Weeknight survey - confirm via email for 6/6/19 at 6:30 a.m.

Labs Session - June 6, 2019

  • GG LABS - 2019 Project #1 - "Off Hours" Energy Usage Study
    • Thu - 6/6/19, 6:30-8:00 am - Session to observe plug loads during unoccupied weekday times.
      • Observe unoccupied weekday plug loads - see spreadsheet
      • Categorize
      • Count
      • Station occupied/unoccupied currently
    • Plan for observation weekend time
    • Weekend of 6/15-16 TBD - Pick a Saturday or Sunday to do another walk through observation.
    • Wed - 6/26/19 - Session to retrieve data loggers, organize our observations, and determine how we want to report out findings.
    • Wed - 7/xx/19, 2-4pm - Session to present findings to Tom and Matt.
  • What's Next
    • Weekend observation session - 6/16/2019 at 9:00 a.m.

Resources

To Do

  • Plan / Do / Check / Act / Repeat
  • 2019 LABS Topics
    • After Hours Energy Usage Reduction