28 04, 2021

A to Z of energy monitoring and targeting by Vilnis Vesma

By |2021-04-20T13:32:55-04:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: Energy management, Energy management education|Tags: , , |0 Comments

My esteemed UK colleague Vilnis Vesma has written a series of smart articles that explains the often hidden value of measuring, monitoring and targeting of energy consumption. For the fun of it he arranged the series in alphabetic order. These short posts are written in plain English and contain tons of common sense based [...]

22 06, 2020

Energy submetering by itself is useless and how to make it work

By |2020-06-09T09:42:43-04:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Business value, Energy management|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Automatic data collection, purposeful analysis and alert on deviations to appropriate people is a key to sustained energy cost savings.

22 04, 2020

3 lessons and 5 mistakes of IIoT projects

By |2021-02-10T15:58:57-04:00April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Energy management, Energy management education|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Sam Hoff, president of Patti Engineering. suggests to start collecting data only after one has identified the problem. SeeĀ IIoT project success: First identify the problem, then begin collecting data. I think he meant to say "problem area", because if you know what the problem is - you do not need more data, you need [...]

10 07, 2018

Submetering, EMIS and Energy Management System: what is the difference?

By |2020-06-03T10:33:18-04:00July 10th, 2018|Categories: Energy management, Energy management education|Tags: , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Various terms are used in relation to collecting and processing of energy consumption data. Some of the more common terms are submetering, energy management information system, monitoring and targeting (M&T), measurement and verification (M&V). Although these terms relate to overlapping activities, they are not equivalent in content, cost and, most importantly, in value for business. [...]

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