20 Sep '11, 1pm

How Sustainability Leaders Can Get a Grip on Their Utility Data

How Sustainability Leaders Can Get a Grip on Their Utility Data

As sustainability leaders continually step up their game when it comes to tracking, managing and reducing energy use, they almost always hit a significant roadblock: Actually getting their energy use data from utilities. Energy use data (kWh for electricity, therms of natural gas, etc.) rarely exist electronically in companies. Paper utility bills are received and manually processed monthly, which can mean hundreds of bills per month for a large company with hundreds or thousands of locations. As a result, more and more companies are looking to utility bill management vendors for assistance -- and the vendors are also stepping up their game. These vendors are in a very good position to help companies build and maintain a company-wide database or "system of record" of energy use and cost. Companies will need to determine if one or two vendors are required to satisfy their u...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2011/09/20/how-sustainabilit...

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