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Resolve to Improve Your Energy Data Management in 2015

Karen Henry

Schneider Electric’s blog provides 15 resolutions to help companies more effectively leverage their energy data to achieve energy goals: Measure. Make energy data management a priority, be disciplined in measurement and only track mission-critical data that drives effective reporting and action. Identify unique sites and data streams. Create a centralized inventory of energy data streams   …Continue Reading

Bright Power Opens West Coast Office

Linda Hardesty

Bright Power, an energy management firm based in New York City, has opened its first satellite office, located in Oakland, Calif. In late 2014, Bright Power closed a $5 million round of fundraising from WindSail Capital Group, a portion of which will be allocated to the opening of this new office. Bright Power specializes in   …Continue Reading

Eliminating Uncertainties with Calibrated Energy Modeling

Evan Lubofsky

Building energy models (BEMs), which simulate the view of energy use in a building, have been playing a more important role in building performance evaluation over the past few decades. While commonly used in building design, they can be particularly important in retrofit projects, where energy savings need to be identified and energy conservation measures   …Continue Reading

New Data Center Energy Management Firm Enters Fray

Linda Hardesty

RLE Technologies, a provider of water leak detection systems and web-based monitoring, has established a new division, Future Resource Engineering, to provide data centers with energy management services. The new enterprise will systematically identify facility and operational inefficiencies in enterprise or embedded data centers and implement systems to reduce power usage. Future Resource Engineering administers   …Continue Reading

Schneider Adds Power Manager to SmartStruxure

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric has added monitoring and management of electrical systems to its SmartStruxure product. Specifically, Power Manager for SmartStruxure adds power monitoring and energy accounting capabilities. Available features of Power Manager include: Configurable dashboards. Comprehensive energy usage reports. Electrical network health summaries. Direct access to power meter data. Power system engineer views. Support for all   …Continue Reading

Forbes Report Highlights Value of Energy Intelligence Software

Linda Hardesty

According to a new report by Forbes Insights, in association with EnerNOC, “No More Wasted Energy: The Power of Energy Intelligence Software,” a paradigm shift is under way in energy management. Until recently, energy was treated as a fixed cost, a bill to be paid each month. But the application of energy intelligence software (EIS)   …Continue Reading

Schneider Provides Energy Efficiency View across Multi-Site Small Buildings

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric unveiled Building Insights, a cloud-based software that provides enterprise small buildings real-time control of all heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), lighting and metering devices. With Building Insights, enterprises with multi-site portfolios of small buildings – such as restaurants, retail stores, healthcare offices and banks – will be able to manage thousands of   …Continue Reading

REGEN Energy, Ayla Networks Partner for Energy Management

Linda Hardesty

REGEN Energy and Ayla Networks entered a strategic partnership to help commercial and industrial customers lower their energy consumption. REGEN Energy’s Swarm Logic is a wireless energy management platform for dynamically controlling devices and electrical loads in commercial and light industrial facilities. Ayla specializes in cloud-based services that allow equipment manufacturers to create and support   …Continue Reading

Energy Efficiency Saves School District $30,000 per Year

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric completed an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) for Tenino School District in Washington, which will help save the district $30,000 in energy and operational costs annually over 15 years. Funded in part through a $1 million Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) energy grant, the school district addressed utility and maintenance improvements   …Continue Reading

Distech Controls Unveils Building Management System

Linda Hardesty

Distech Controls introduced its ECLYPSE building management platform and its ENVYSION web-based visualization interface. ECLYPSE Connected System Controller is a modular platform providing BACne wired and wireless IP connectivity, permitting integration with building management systems and convergence with IT networks. It consists of a control automation and connectivity server, power supplies, and I/O modules, allowing users   …Continue Reading

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