Electrical Distribution: Innovative Approaches that Save Money

Air Date: Thursday, June 21, 2012

Exam for Continuing Education Units

Learning units (0.1 CEUs)

You must get 8 of 10 questions correct to pass the exam. You may retake the exam if necessary. You will be notified whether you passed or failed automatically after taking the exam. Upon passing the exam, you will be able to download the completion certificate immediately.


Electrical Distribution: Innovative Approaches that Save Money

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10.) Exam Question 1 *

Demand is the amount of electrical energy used over a period time.


11.) Exam Question 2 *

For new construction or renovations, when should system submetering system specifications be considered?

Concept phase
Design phase
During construction/renovation
Final facility walk-through

12.) Exam Question 3 *

Demand charges allow the electric utilities to recover their fixed costs.


13.) Exam Question 4 *

Demand and consumption charges are the only components in an electric bill.


14.) Exam Question 5 *

A preliminary facility walk-through is also known as an ASHRAE Level 3 energy audit.


15.) Exam Question 6 *

Off peak hours as defined by the electric utility are the ideal time for high demand activities or processes.


16.) Exam Question 7 *

Which component of the Energy Consumption Analysis enables one to qualify the energy savings calculations of specific proposed measures?

Utility rate analysis
Annual energy balance
Historical energy usage analysis

17.) Exam Question 8 *

What is the minimum amount of continuous utility consumption data recommended for the energy consumption analysis procedures discussed?

6 months
1 year
36 months
5 years

18.) Exam Question 9 *

A facility with a flat load profile generally has little opportunity to shift demand.


19.) Exam Question 10 *

Monthly utility consumption and cost data allow a facility operator to determine if HVAC systems are operating properly during occupied/unoccupied times.

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