28 Sep '16, 9am

GreenBiz 101: Putting your energy data to work

Once an organization has a grasp on all the energy data at its fingertips, the logical next step is figuring out how to use that information. In my last post , I discussed the various kinds of energy data and how to collect them. But how do you align data collection goals with energy management initiatives across the enterprise? High-resolution data from smart meters or other interval metering technologies are significantly more robust than utility bills, but this increased granularity is not always required. There are some energy management use cases that just require utility bill data. First, what is the value proposition? There are a variety of estimates, and in some cases they compound savings across a full energy information system (EIS), rather than by use case. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab calculates that EIS can help realize 17 percent median site savings and 8 p...

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