energy efficiency Tag

Earth Day is celebrated worldwide on April 22nd, and this year will be no exception. But, have you ever done anything special as an energy professional to celebrate it? You should! Especially if you work in a business that involves energy efficiency. Why? Because you’re helping to ensure a better, greener and more conscious planet.

We all know it’s important to conserve energy, but it may be tough to know where to begin—especially in the office, which requires much more energy day-to-day to keep running than the average household. While it’s impossible to do everything all at once, there are a few simple steps you can take to reduce your energy consumption quickly and significantly—and lower your energy bill! Below are some strategies that you can easily adopt to make the move to a more energy-friendly workplace:

Supermarkets are one of the retail sectors with the most energy consumption. It is distributed among the different installations and departments (refrigeration machines, ovens, household appliances on display, etc). You can easily assume high numbers when imagining these energy costs, right? Well, this does not mean that these types of establishments cannot be energy efficient or reduce their consumption. I'm going to show you with a real case, the SUPERSPAR success story.

Restaurants are among the most energy intensive tertiary sector buildings in Europe, using anywhere from 3 to 10x the amount of energy used by the average commercial building, and can account for anywhere from 4-6% of operating costs according to The Carbon Trust. Finding intelligent ways to overcome these challenges while increasing the comfort of your customers is an essential way to make you their superhero, not to mention a winner with your colleagues! The idea behind this post is to share some demonstrated examples of best practices for Smart Restaurants that can be used to transform energy waste into savings in the food service and catering sector.

Restaurants are among the most energy intensive tertiary sector buildings in Europe, using anywhere from 3 to 10x the amount of energy used by the average commercial building, and can account for anywhere from 4-6% of operating costs according to The Carbon Trust. As a restaurateur, facility manager or franchise director, your task is to meet sustainability goals while reducing overhead. And to achieve this you should invest in energy efficiency in restaurants, why? Here are 7 reasons:

It's that time of year again - the perfect moment to take a step back, take stock and review our energy management projects to understand what went well and what might be improved next year. What better way to start than with a quick refresher on which topics and energy management articles have been the most popular this year on the Energy Analytics blog? Read on to find out if your favourite post made the Top 10 list...

Thinking of jumping on the solar bandwagon now that prices have bottomed out and it's cheaper than ever to generate your own energy? Bear with me for a moment and consider the following: are you putting the cart before the horse? As cliché as it may sound, any approach to energy management should be looked at holistically and not from an individual solution perspective, argues energy manager Damon Lapping of Green Logik.

DEXMA Partner SpotlightWelcome to the 4th edition of DEXMA Partner Spotlight! This month we are highlighting Eniig, the third-largest electricity supplier in Denmark. Eniig, a word that means "united" in Danish, is also a co-operative, owned by nearly 400,000 members. The group was formed by a merger between EnergiNord, EnergiMidt and Aalborg's Himmerlands Elforsyning (HEF) and today consists of 1,000 employees. For this edition of the DEXMA Partner Spotlight, we spoke with Martin Brix Kortegaard from Eniig's energy management technology consulting division. Read on for some of the best snippets of our conversation: