The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) says that energy efficiency efforts in multifamily buildings potentially can save almost $3.4 billion annually. The report is entitled “Catalyzing Efficiency: Unlocking Energy Information and Value in Apartment Buildings.” The press release says that almost 38 million people live in buildings containing five or more units in the United …Continue Reading
Urjanet and THG Energy Solutions have announced a partnership. The deal will combine Urjanet’s automated and standardized utility data with THG’s Web-based energy management platform. More specifically, Urjanet will provide customer utility data to THG. That data, the press release says, will be imported into its Energy Intelligence Suite. THG provides utility bill management services …Continue Reading
Are you dealing with vast amounts of building data spread across various reports, spreadsheets, and in multiple formats? Successful building operations requires a keen understanding of all data points, from every source, utility, sensor and occupant. It requires an integrated, centralized, normalized view of data to discover insights and make improvements. Unlocking the power of data gives you the …Continue Reading
Organizations want more data. But why is this, exactly? What are the best ways for energy managers to put the data to work?
More organizations, especially the ones active in the energy sector have reasons more than one to depend on Big Data If you thought Big Data was just as an impressive show of an advance technology, you may be missing out on its capabilities to solve critical problems. In fact, research analysts at Allied Market Research …Continue Reading
There are a number of offerings in the marketplace that do some variation of what IBM Watson and Current are doing: Taking data from sensors in buildings and applying advanced analytics to generate information and insights that can create efficiencies and cut costs. It is important to look at the nature of the vendor as well as its technology.
The CoStar Group last week announced a partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) that will make far more information about commercial and industrial buildings’ energy efficiency easily accessible.
Mountains of data are becoming available to energy managers. The challenge is processing and displaying it all in ways that make the goals – increasing efficiency and saving money – more likely to be realized.
Good and deep data is the key to energy efficiency. This, in turn, drives savings and is important in creating a better image for the organization. However, it is surprising how manual the billing and energy data processes remain.
Oil and natural gas prices have fallen 1.2 percent since June 2014, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.