ABCs of Energy: Essential Energy Productivity Terms

  If you work in the world of energy, it comes as no surprise that the “language” is technically complex by nature. While borrowing terms from a range of disciplines, from physics to finance, energy productivity also has its own set of complicated terms and jargon that are likely to come up in any conversation about energy […]

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Plugging Energy Management Into Your Business [Infographic]

Does your business need its own energy manager? Should you rely on internal resources to start your energy management journey? Or seek external assistance from an ESCO, especially for financing help? (If you don’t even know where to begin looking for money, check this previous post on funding resources for energy efficiency projects). For a quick […]

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DEXMA Named to EPIC 100: Emerging Businesses Transforming Energy Systems

The Energy Productivity Innovation Challenge (EPIC), an initiative supported by ClimateWorks Foundation and launched by Energy Unlocked, searched for 100 exemplary companies that are tackling inefficiencies in energy systems. These companies, dubbed the EPIC 100, together represent a movement pointing to a new energy system. The aim was to understand why and how their business models are gaining […]

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Food Services Focus: Energy Efficiency in Restaurants, Pubs and Catering

Of all commercial buildings, restaurants use the highest amount of energy per square metre. In fact, UK Power and the Family Hospitality Group estimate that anywhere between 5 to 15% of a restaurant’s total expenditure can be taken up by energy alone! Considering that the average profit margin of a full-service restaurant is usually less than […]

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Energy Management for SMEs [GUIDE]

Energy Management for SMEs [GUIDE]

On their own, SMEs don’t consume huge amounts of energy. But collectively, their energy demand is a different story. The IEA estimates SMEs consume around 13% of total global energy demand (that’s 74 exajoules for those keeping track – I’m looking at you, energy managers!). Yet, approximately 30% of that demand could be eliminated by cost-effective energy efficiency […]

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5 Metering Pain Points and How to Solve Them

Having worked with energy companies for the better part of a decade, all of us at DEXMA are acutely aware of the pain points energy managers and ESCOs face when it comes to capturing all that delicious data they’re creating. Of course we’re talking about metering hardware (and the headaches that come with it – setting up […]

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10 Roadblocks to SME Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency and savings for SMEs sounds nice on paper, but can be much more complicated in practice. Only 5 years ago nearly 40% of European SMEs (more than 7.5 million companies) had not implemented any energy saving or efficiency actions whatsoever. With the European Commission’s Winter Package proposal for a 30% energy efficiency target […]

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To Transform Your Business, Double Your Energy Productivity

More and more companies are realising the transformational benefits of setting an ambitious energy productivity goal. They range from huge cost savings and improved energy security to driving innovation throughout the company. And crucially, many companies are achieving an immediate impact on profitability as well as safeguarding future returns. Companies large and small can seize […]

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