The nature of labor in our world is constantly changing but one thing remains constant - without laborers, we would have no highways, trains, planes or automobiles, electronic devices, buildings, furniture, food, clothing, computer software, tv programming, health care, and the list goes on and on. Everything we have to improve our quality of life, comes from the labor of hard-working and intelligent people.
How can energy management make your building more resilient? What do we mean by building resiliency? Building resiliency is the idea that your building can survive the environment, and sustainability is the idea that the environment can survive your building. It is quite a harmonious idea, based around the concepts of balance and being smart about your consumption and construction practices. There are a lot of facets to this concept, but I am going to address a few of the ways metering, and understanding data can help you achieve this ideal.
Measurement and Verification (M&V) is the term used to identify the process of understanding the savings achieved by an Energy Conservation Measure (ECM). There are many facets to a proper M&V, and I would like to take you through some of them and illustrate how Vitality Energy can help with your M&V.
Evaluation, Measurement & Verification or simply Measurement & Verification ("M&V") is an increasingly important part of the energy manager's job responsibilities.
Millions of dollars are being spent on energy conservation measures ("ECMs"). These might include localized generation utilizing solar, wind or cogeneration
Last week, I highlighted our first customer, the University of Utah, and I told how our founder, Chris Atkins, had helped them through their first major metering project.
Step IV: Create a Proper Baseline
If you’re like most of us, when your power bill shows up each month, you look at the amount due, cringe a bit, and send it to accounting to be paid. It is what it is – right? But if that sounds like you, you could be missing opportunities to save money.