|Achieving Digital Transformation through Operational Excellence||Business is not as usual in the age of digital transformation
Competition. Data silos. Antiquated operations.
Download this eBook for insights from over 500 global executives about how they are attempting operational excellence and the challenges they’ve encountered along the way. |
|9 Ways Mobility Enables Companies to Streamline Daily Operations||For many organizations, going paperless can be a scary leap, but the benefits of going digital are large and numerous:
-30% to 50% process improvement/productivity gains
-3 to 10 times improvement in turnaround times
-Virtual elimination of "lost" documents
-Vastly improved customer experience
Download this whitepaper to learn how converting your paper-based operations, such as safety inspections and audits, can reduce costs and improve efficiencies both on the field and in the office.|
|[Datasheet] Track and Manage Field Operations||Progressly is in the field with leading Energy and Chemical companies streamlining operations and digitizing manual, paper-based tasks in ways that significantly reduce manual errors and risks.|
|Wake Up To The Future of Work - Operational Performance Management||The workforce needs greater transparency and better accountability; systems are still antiquated/archaic and not equipped to provide visibility into process performance. Updating and reinterpreting the core tenets of Operational Performance Management for the cloud era provides firms with an effective framework going forward.|
|5 Reasons To Make the Switch from Scantron||Download this whitepaper for a breakdown of the costs and benefits when switching from scantron to a digital solution.|
|6 Things to Consider When Deciding Whether to Build or Buy Software||Building your own software has its merits and advantages and commonly won the “buy vs. build” debate in the past, but the advent of cloud computing has changed the fundamental rules and laws upon which this debates has relied. Download this whitepaper to help determine whether your organization should buy or build.|
|How to Unsilo Your EHS Data||Environmental health and safety management has changed drastically over the last few decades, with the focus shifting from compliance towards:
- Reducing operational risk
- Driving operational excellence
- Reducing costs
- Streamlining business processes
EHS professionals wear multiple hats within their organization.
Download this eBook to learn how to take action by piecing together your data from all your systems and improving your bottom line. |
|Just the Facts: 8 Popular Misconceptions about LEDs & Controls||LEDs have unique and compelling characteristics that make them ideal for a broad range of general lighting applications, from industrial and commercial to residential. But there are a variety of misconceptions about LEDs, how well they work, how long they last, and more. Download this brief white paper, 8 Popular Misconceptions about LEDs & Controls, to discover the facts and address some common misunderstandings.|
|How Tracking/Managing Energy Consumption Drives Real Cost Savings||The spacious, expansive nature of the warehouse or distribution center makes it a prime candidate for managing energy consumption and cutting costs, helping companies achieve their corporate sustainability and environmental goals. While most organizations acknowledge the potential benefits of reducing energy consumption, and a good portion measure usage across various systems, numerous obstacles stand between these firms and the path to significant cost savings, many of them internal hurdles. Download the white paper by Peerless Research Group to learn more about the importance of lighting and energy management to maximize savings.|
|Your Guide to the Benefits of Centrifugal Compressors||Small gains in cost and productivity can lead to very positive impacts in industrial manufacturing plants. These small gains are what maintenance and reliability professionals seek to make their day-to-day routines less challenging. During the process of reviewing options for delivering compressed air, in some cases, centrifugal compressors are overlooked due to the initial capital investment.
What many in the industry are unaware of is that centrifugal compressors can pay back several times their initial capital costs from maintenance and energy savings alone. Knowing and applying the overall benefits of centrifugal compressors can be a successful method for reducing the overall plant costs involved in supplying compressed air.|
|The Hidden Costs of Air Compressor Operation||Many manufacturers are unaware of hidden costs of operating their compressed air system. Could this be you?
With all capital equipment purchases, the initial cost is not the only expense to consider. Often there are associated costs that are not always apparent at the time of purchase that can significantly affect operational budgets. Therefore, when selecting an air compressor, it is critical to understand the life-cycle costs associated with the unit. “The Hidden Costs of Air Compressor Operation” white paper will:
- Review the life-cycle costs of operating an air compressor, including how to calculate the costs of your current system.
- Explain hidden costs not apparent at the time of purchase and why these costs should be considered.
- Examine how one company used this process to save money while providing a reliable, quality air source.
|The QEHS Guide to Operational Excellence||As companies grow, efficiency and consistent execution of operations often become the defining factor in sustaining growth and profitability. Modeling other market leaders, many companies implement operational excellence programs designed to uncover inefficiencies for improved performance. One problem commonly revealed is the negative impact of managing quality and environmental health and safety (EHS) in separate “silos.”
This white paper will investigate why integrating quality and EHS is key to achieving operational excellence, and provide practical tips for using technology to promote operational excellence objectives.|
| An Insider’s Guide to Selecting an Environmental Health and Safety Management Software System||In today's dynamic and demand-driven market, the need to implement enterprise technology to keep pace with rapidly evolving operational, production and compliance environments is key to success. With a high demand and a large vendor landscape, it sometimes becomes difficult to discern which systems provide the greatest value and guarantee a successful implementation.
In this white paper, learn about best practices when selecting a software vendor, pitfalls to avoid, and specific considerations when selecting an enterprise EHS solution|
|EHS Risk Management Guidebook: A Practical How-To Guide||Across many industries, problems with collaboration and data analysis present roadblocks to effective risk management. Common difficulties include ineffective cross-departmental collaboration, disparate data systems that don’t talk to each other and inefficiency of archaic systems.
This guidebook will provide a practical approach to EHS risk management from a technology perspective, and look into how companies can use technology to reduce risk and improve EHS outcomes|
|The EHS Guidebook: Selecting, Implementing, and Using EHS Software Solutions||Companies are standardizing their Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) initiatives to protect the workplace and environment, as well as ensure customers' trust and compliance with regulations of every market.
In this ebook you will learn the top best practices when choosing an EHS Software, and how to integrate your EHS with a Quality Management System.|
|eBook: Five Key Considerations for Integrating Renewables into Your Procurement Strategy||Incorporating Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) can optimize your energy strategy for cost efficiency, reliability, security, and reducing your organizations environmental impact - but the benefits can vary significantly. Learn how to assess the benefits of DERs with five key considerations. Download this guide to help you consider whether DERs are right for your organization, when to make the investment, and how to make a strong business case for DERs.|
|2016 Energy and Sustainability Predictions Findings from Facilities Professionals||Gain specific insight into how Facility Managers are prioritizing energy, water, and waste efficiency initiatives in response to current market conditions by downloading this new report.|
|Video: Expense & Data Management for Complex Payables||For multi-site companies, managing complex bills like energy, telecom, water and waste can be challenging. These bills are more complex than others, but are also ripe with savings opportunities if managed correctly. Watch this short video to learn about how Ecova’s Expense and Data Management solution for complex payables can reduce costs and set your organization up for long-term success.||
|eBook: Utility Bill Data – Accounts Payable’s Secret Weapon for Managing Costs and Addressing Stakeholder Questions||Utilities are one of the top three operating expenses for multi-site companies, often trailing only labor and materials. Data from utility bills offer a true opportunity to control costs—and you hold the key. Download this eBook to learn how to unlock the enormous value hidden in the thousands of bills you receive each month from your local providers.|
|There’s Money in the Trash||How Multi-Site Businesses Have Turned Taking Out the Trash From Cost Center to Profit Generator|
|Best Practice Guide to Maximize ROI of Energy Management Systems||This guide will share best practices and recommendations for the optimization of EMS performance and proven suggestions that extend its overall life and value to your organization. We will address the most common reasons for EMS system failure, and we will make recommendations for the resolution of these issues through a properly executed System Management Program.|
|Video: Continuous Monitoring & Management Service||Watch this short video to learn how Ecova’s Continuous Monitoring & Management service helps clients manage energy consumption and maintenance activities for optimal system performance, ensuring that critical business systems—such as HVAC, lighting, controls and refrigeration systems—function properly while maintaining a comfortable environment. You’ll also get an inside look at Ecova’s 24/7/365 Operations Control Center (OCC) which is staffed with building specialists trained in HVAC, lighting, refrigeration and Energy Management Systems (EMS).||
|Your Facilities Hidden Value: 10 Benefits of Monitored Facilities Your Business Should Consider||Based on key results from our clients, Ecova has identified the top ten ways our comprehensive continuous monitoring solution provides our clients with hidden value from their facilities.||
|Choosing the Correct Emission Control Technology||Increasingly stringent clean air standards and heightened concerns over greenhouse gas emissions are driving technology enhancements in manufacturing and throughout industry. The air pollution control landscape is changing for these manufacturers and those that adapt are seeing the environmental and economic benefits but many questions still remain. Here are some of the straightforward answers.|
|What to Expect from Energy Markets in 2018||The energy markets are complex and constantly changing, and it can be difficult to tell how new developments will affect your organization’s energy costs. Some of the issues that receive the most mainstream attention may have no effect on your organization at all, while others that you may not have even heard of could have a direct impact on your financial performance.|
|Inside an Energy Management Investment Strategy ||This whitepaper provides a detailed look at the methodology through which EnerNOC and Pactiv, the world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of food packaging and foodservice products, assessed how Pactiv could improve its energy management capabilities in a way that achieves sufficient return on investment.||
|Four Key Questions to Ask Before Your Next Energy Purchase||How can you be sure your supply agreement reflects the best possible price on the market, with terms that align with your broader financial goals? Read this eBook to learn four basic—but critical—questions to ask before your next energy contract is up.|