Insured losses from natural disasters in the U.S. last year totaled nearly $36 billion, 50 percent higher than the average during the previous decade. – National Geogrpahic
Conducting regular audits into your facility’s energy systems is a key way to boost your efficiency and your bottom line. According to the Department of Energy, implementing facility-wide audit recommendations can decrease total energy costs by 10 – 15%.
At a recent trade show in San Francisco, utility companies in the US and Europe discussed the transition of data from servers into the cloud and how meaningful this switch has become to their organizations. Suez executive Bertrand Schweisguth explained, “Municipalities demand more operational data in real time.”
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 …