From the global policy focus shifting towards Energy Efficiency to China rising recognition as the leader in global sustainability politics
Why Chiller Efficiency and Maintenance are Key Facility Investments
Typically, achiller is the single largest consumer of power and most expensive piece of equipment in a building, so it’s logicalto allocate time and budgettowards energy efficiency and equipment maintenance. Without routine chillermaintenance, energy usagecan double in just a few years and components can fail early, causing service interruptions. Poor maintenance procedures also lead to declining equipment reliability, theservice life of a chiller can be reduced by 25% to 50%, according to an article in...
Investing in Energy Efficiency: The 10% Rule [Infographic]
Are you an energy manager that has recently been tasked to invest in energy efficiency measures, but have no idea how much they will cost? Does your existing energy management project need a financial boost that you don’t know how to estimate? Or perhaps you are one of the 62% of companies citing lack of access to finance & capital as their biggest barrier to implementing energy-saving upgrades? (If you don’t even know where to begin looking for money, check this previous post on funding resources...
From Ideas to Action: Funding for Energy Efficiency [Free Guide]
You and your clients have great ideas for making buildings and companies more efficient. But when it comes to transforming ideas into reality, money can be a frustrating roadblock. Many ESCOs and utilities claim that there’s a lack of accessible funding for energy efficiency in the market. After a bit of research, we can show you that this assumption is simply untrue. To demonstrate this, we’ve created a free guide to help you get from ideas to action! How to SecureFunding for Energy Efficiency The...
Energy Efficiency Data Insights: How Efficient Is My Building?
A few months ago, DEXMA launched Energy Grader, a free tool that enables you to assess your energy efficiency data to discover potential savings, anywhere and at any time, for free. Energy Grader is a free energy efficiency calculator that shows you how much money you can save on energy and what it means for your company’s bottom line. The resulting report also gives you a benchmark of energy prices across your industry, so you can confirm that you are getting a fair price for your energy. It works by...
Chill Out: Chemical Descaling of Condensers Maximizes Efficiency
Chiller units — open loop or closed loop — naturally experience performance degradations over time. As noted by Facilities Net, chillers and companion condenser units are often the single biggest energy spend in an organization and despite predictive maintenance methods such as vibration analysis, infrared thermography and rotor bar testing, scale and foiling still occurs. Here’s a look at the impact of scale on your condenser system and the steps you can take to maximize efficiency. Sources...