02 Aug '12, 2pm

How big data simplifies sustainability cost scenarios

How big data simplifies sustainability cost scenarios

Editor's Note: To learn more about data and sustainability planning be sure to check out [email protected] this fall, November 12-13, in San Francisco. Which clean energy projects make sense to install in different manufacturing or office locations? Which sustainability project will give your team the quickest payback when it comes to reducing environmental impact? While past decisions for questions have been based at least partly on guesswork, two new software tools seek to make it easier to make decisions informed by data. Making one-to-one comparisons possible Will a conservation initiative that saves 1 million gallons of water have more or less of a positive environmental impact than one cutting the energy consumption in your offices by 30 percent? The EnergyPoints Analytics application was designed to help teams make one-to-one comparisons so they can make such decisio...

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