Microsoft environment chief wants to drive the energy savings he has made at the world’s biggest software firm through the wider IT industry.
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...
Energy Saving in Air Conditioning is a must!
Energy Efficiencyis now a must! Air Conditioningin residential and commercial buildings is the largest single consumer of electricity so tenants and owners are now looking for ways to reduce theirair conditioning energy costs. EnviroTech, a company based inthe UAE, Oman, KSA and South Americawith all productsMade in England, is helping a wide range of customers to reduce these Air Conditioning Energy Bills and Electricity Consumption by fitting compact control systems in the form of a small box installed next...
Total Exhaust Biosafety Cabinet Upgrade at Research Facility Provides Significant Energy Savings
When Harvard’s Biology Research Infrastructure (BRI) facility opened in 2006, they required four biological safety cabinets to provide primary containment during animal procedures. In the selection process, workspace containment and isolation requirements, operation modes for non-use periods and maintenance, building integration, and the energy burden to the building system were all considered. Choosing a cabinet that provided the level of safety required while at the same time offering energy-efficiency...