Despite the introduction of monitoring technology, energy consumption in commercial buildings continues to rise.
In the latest issue of BSEE Matt Gardner, Sales Development Manager at Synapsys; discusses the quest for accurate bills and how apportioned energy can show the bigger picture.
“The need to reduce energy usage in commercial buildings is something that all building owners and managers are aware of and many have introduced energy monitoring as a means to not only understand their usage, but also take action.
But despite the introduction of monitoring technology, energy consumption in commercial buildings continues to rise and put a strain on the budget. Furthermore, when you consider the fact that 80% of the lifetime costs are accounted for in the running of the building it is easy to see why owners and managers need to take decisive action”