Summary: “Controlled receptacles” are electrical outlets that are automatically turned on and off by occupancy sensors or time switch systems. Seattle Energy Code Section C405.13 requires at least 50 percent of all outlets to be controlled receptacles in the following space types: private offices; open offices; conference rooms; classrooms; print/copy rooms; break rooms; and individual workstations (including office cubicles).

Date Revised: 08/26/2021

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