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You can wait until the statement comes from the energy provider. You can compare this month's bill with last month's, see how much more power your building consumed, and try to remember how many times people forgot to turn off the lights at their workstations.
Or you can see that information minute by minute for any location in the building. It all starts with a solid plan for measurement and verification (M&V) of your energy consumption and efficiency.
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Monitoring Energy Use: The Power of Information
Seize cost-saving opportunities and improve building performance with a proven solution
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Reducing energy use and waste is now widely seen as being good for business, as well as good for the environment. However, executives typically do not have the information they need to make informed, proactive decisions about their facility's energy use. Energy initiatives too often are one-time improvements that are not monitored and measured properly over time. As a result, the benefits of these improvements are soon lost.
Trim Your Escalator's Energy Bill
The escalator may not be the first place you look to cut energy costs, but it should be.
Escalators are the most efficient way to move huge groups of people, but because most escalators remain constantly ready to take on a peak load, they pale in comparison to elevators for moving small crowds.
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How to Benchmark Energy Performance
In this intensive course, learn how to benchmark commercial real estate using the EPA energy performance rating system. Manual and automated data input alternatives for benchmarking are reviewed and lessons learned from building operators are presented to facilitate fast, effective and accurate benchmarking results.
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Facility managers seeking high-performance products have two new options from Sherwin-Williams: Loxon XP® Zero VOC masonry coating and Multi-Purpose Zero VOC latex primer.
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LEED CERTIFICATION is the best way to ensure that your buildings are as environmentally friendly as possible! Also, did you know that contractors must receive EPA Lead Certification in order to work on pre-1978 homes? Visit greenedu.com to learn more.
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Connectrac’s floor wireway systems are more subtle and powerful than ever.
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