energy cost reduction

26 03, 2019

To generate or not to generate – a multi-million dollar question

By |2020-07-08T10:00:30-04:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Energy Efficiency Tips, Energy management|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

In the view of growing electricity prices and time-sensitive tariffs numerous vendors around offer on-site electricity generation and storage. Should your company do it? Are you in business of electricity generation? Prior to going into technical and financial details of different power generation solutions, I suggest you ask yourself a strategic question: Are you [...]

26 07, 2018

Client acted on our utility audit: 18 projects are to be implemented within 12 months

By |2020-07-06T11:19:55-04:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Energy management, Past Projects|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

We have recently completed a comprehensive utility audit at a mid-size B2B food processing plant in the GTA and client has turned our recommendations into ‘projects to be completed this year’. A $50mln industrial food plant has been recently acquired and new owners decided to get it into shape. This plant buys electricity, natural [...]

28 08, 2017

Energy conservation is an uphill battle, what is the better way?

By |2020-06-03T10:33:20-04:00August 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A bottom up approach to energy cost reduction is a path of heroes: long, hard and massively ineffective, because it requires convincing managers on the way up. The top->bottom approach, on the other hand, is a simple and powerful approach known for decades as management: set goals, allocate resources and assign responsibilities. Now instead of [...]

11 01, 2017

6 Steps to effective Energy Management in manufacturing

By |2020-06-03T10:33:21-04:00January 11th, 2017|Categories: Business value, Energy management, Energy management education|Tags: , , |0 Comments

In Energy Management the key word is management, not energy. So, all rules of management apply. Rule #1: it all starts from the top. This rules determines everything. 1.     Effective Energy Management must have a C-level champion Practically speaking, if none of the top guns cares about energy management or at least energy efficiency, nothing [...]

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