It’s been a long, beautiful summer and now it’s time to get back to the books. To help you ace energy management, we have boosted our library of resources including Ebooks, infographics and webinars, to help you find ways to save energy.
Maintain a power factor above 90% and there’s no harm and no foul; fall below, though, and you’ll find yourself sitting in the penalty box. And the worst part is that no one even told you that you’re in the penalty box, how you got there and what your penalty will cost you.
For Class A customers who want to save on energy costs, it’s a bit like whitewater rafting: the rest of the summer could be a gentle downward drift of the mercury or a series of dramatic temperature spikes like shooting a Class V rapid.
Building a sustainable energy management program, with tangible goals, that extends beyond capital infrastructure investment, is equally important in the ongoing effort to reduce energy consumption and benefit from lower energy costs. We decided to do a quick and simple “meter reading” on how (or if) companies are approaching energy management.
A successful recipe can be put out in a multitude of ways. In manufacturing there will be one optimal way to produce something with the least waste, time and effort possible. An Energy Management System leverages technology to manage energy usage and costs without negatively affecting production.
“You can’t manage what you can’t measure.” In order to effectively manage your energy consumption, you first need to understand how you’re using energy. Knowing your consumption will enable you to measure and benchmark your usage, set realistic goals and implement best practices for saving.
According to the EPA, for most firms, up to 30% of energy is wasted. Very few companies we talk to have an active monitoring and tracking program in place. Which means whether you’re above or below the average level of performance there are still benefits to be realized.
Get Strategies to Help You Build Effective Energy Conservation Programs and Save Money in Just 6 Days. Have you ever tried to photograph a bolt of lightning? The moment you see the flash through your viewfinder and click the button, it’s already gone, and all...