Energy Management 3 Steps to Sustainable Savings

Energy Management: 3 Steps to Sustainable Savings

In today’s commercial property management environment, it’s vital that facilities managers improve efficiency in order to comply with all applicable government regulations and to meet the fiscal targets set by property owners. Energy management strategies play a significant role in their ability to set efficiency targets, and maintain performance without creating a lot of overhead. So how can you set …

Using Cloud Utility Data to Decrease Cost and Increase Efficiency

Using Cloud Utility Data to Decrease Costs, Raise Efficiency

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way we manage utilities. Using submetering to aggregate and analyze fine-grained usage data for energy, water, and gas creates smarter, greener buildings that cost less to power and maintain. Using cloud utility data to analyze and process buildings’ utility usage in real-time opens the door for massive innovations that optimize operations, reduce …

ENERGY STAR Battle of the Buildings

Energy Star: The Trusted Blue Label for Products and Buildings

By Megan Bozman Who hasn’t had the joyful task of shopping for a new refrigerator and seeing the “ENERGY STAR” labels? ENERGY STAR is described as, “a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency voluntary program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protect our climate through superior energy efficiency.”

Using Energy Management Systems to Improve Sustainability

Using Energy Management Systems to Improve Sustainability

Sustainability has become more than just a PR talking point. Businesses and individuals alike are changing the way they do business and live their lives, in order to reduce their carbon footprint and consume less energy. Now, thanks to the Internet of Things and various new smart devices, many businesses and commercial buildings are jumping on the bandwagon by using energy …

The Benefits of Real-Time Energy Management

Managing your building’s energy once required complicated and diligent analog meter readings to understand your consumption. Fortunately, advances in technology now offer building owners and managers new ways to monitor and control their energy usage. Smart meters and wireless sensor networks enable real-time access to energy data informing facility managers how, when and where energy is being used, removing the guessing games …

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Why You Should be Using IoT for Energy and Water Management Data Collection

The Internet of Things (IoT), a collective term relating to sensors and Internet-connected devices, continues to connect the world in ways we never imagined. IoT brings real-time visibility, enabling users to monitor and control physical assets. Reductions in sensor size and cost allow for monitoring and control on a bigger and bigger scale. One study suggests that by 2025, IoT could become …