The average American business consumes about six times more electricity than a residential home. Of course, commercial electric bills vary wildly from industry to industry, much more so than with homes of varying sizes and locations. Commercial power consumers have much more significant variations of scale, size, and needs of buildings and operations.
Commercial buildings serve a huge variety of purposes —offices, hospitals, schools and higher education facilities, police stations, places of worship, warehouses, factories, hotels, retails sites and shopping malls, and much more. And each different commercial building activity represents a different type of energy consumption and need.
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