Plug loads refer to energy used by equipment that is plugged into an outlet. In an office, key plug loads include computer and monitors, printers, and copiers. Plug loads can average approximately 30% of electricity use in office settings, much of which can be attributed to parasitic loads.
Pallets are rigid platforms made of wood, plastic or paperboard used for shipping a variety of products including food, paper and military supplies. Wooden pallets can be repaired or rebuilt with wood from old pallets. Plastic and corrugated pallets can be manufactured from recovered materials.
Federal agencies are required by statute to purchase products as designated or specified under this program