Cool roof technologies have turned up to be one of the simplest ways of cutting energy usage and improving building efficiency.
10 Energy Hacks to Save Your Office Money This Winter
Did you know that more than half of senior business managers have no idea how their companies buy energy? Ouch. And nearly 50% also confess to a “limited understanding” of how much energy costs their business, according to a recent YouGov survey of more than 750 senior executivesacross the UK. Although 1/5th of survey participants knew that their company spends more than £250,000 on energy every year, 54% of senior managers had “no idea” who is actually responsible for buying that...
Cool energy saving: how to cut energy waste from refrigeration and chilling
With an ongoing focus on energy and carbon management and cutting costs, the FMCG sector has a need to achieve energy savings, and refrigeration and chilling is the perfect place to focus. Whether it be manufacturing processes, food storage in distribution centres, or the operation of supermarket displays, industry producers, distributors and retailers can often expect around 50% of their site’s electricity costs to be from the use of refrigeration technology. In food transportation, the use of on-board...
Are you wasting the cashback potential of energy audits?
If the government offered your business £20 cashback on every £100 you spent on energy, you would probably head for the front of the queue. Yet that`s exactly the sort of money saving opportunity an energy audit can deliver. The Carbon Trust`s analysis of a sample of recent ESOS energy savings opportunities assessments showed that an average cost reduction of 20% was achievable through cost-effective energy saving measures. On an average energy spend of £1.8m, this translates into potential...
100 Simple Ways To Save Water
To improve water conservationinstall a rain sensor, it turns off your irrigation when it rains. Use a weather-based controller. The use ofsmart controllers can reduce water usage 24% a year on average. Learn about available rebate programs by checking with local or state water agencies. Rebates help offset irrigation investments. It’s important to partner with the right expertise (contractor/water manager), and smart technology to achieve conservation and plant health goals. Sustainable savings goals...
Three ways artificial intelligence is helping to save the world
As computers get smarter, scientists look at new ways to enlist them in environmental protection. When you think of artificial intelligence, the first image that likely comes to mind is one of sentient robots that walk, talk and emote like humans. But there’s a different kind of AI that’s becoming prevalent in nearly all of the sciences. It’s known as machine learning, and it revolves around enlisting computers in the task of sorting through the massive amounts of data that modern technology...