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Energy Sentry Events

Electro-Technology Expo
January 18, 2018

Rapid City, SD

Looking for a way to stay plugged in with the changing energy landscape? Then come to the 17th annual Electro-Technology Expo. The 2018 Expo will have exhibits featuring cutting edge energy efficiency technology and workshops given by leading industry and technology experts.


Demand 101

(Featured in the October 2013 Newsletter)

Demand Control for Churches

What is Energy Demand Management? Energy Demand Management involves regulating the rate of energy use so energy is used in a more efficient way. Many times a higher quantity of energy is used at a specific time during the day. This is referred to as a “Peak” in energy use.

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graph of unregulated energy use showing peaks and valleys


Demand Calculations

This is your own personal Cheat Sheet for calculating demand (kW)

Energy Sentry Demand Calculations


Load Factor Calculations

Load factor, in essence, means efficiency. It is the ratio of actual kilowatt-hours used in a given period, divided by the total possible kilowatt -hours that could have been used in the same period, at the peak kW level established by the customer during the billing period.

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