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.
Plastic envelopes are used in heavy-duty, security-related and other specialized mailing applications by express mail, banking, legal and other industries. They are lightweight, tear-resistant, durable, water-resistant and can be manufactured using recovered plastic.
Federal agencies are required by statute to purchase products as designated or specified under this program