At the start of an energy efficiency project, you’ll need to decide which system you want to put in place. You may have come across the terms SCADA and EMS. For anyone not familiar with industrial and energy management systems you will need to understand the difference and work out which one is right for your project. In an earlier blog post we defined what SCADA and EMS are. In this article we will explain the differences between them, the key considerations for your energy project, and also how they can work together.
Public Administration is a sector with great potential for energy savings: large buildings, geographically dispersed, old equipment… Furthermore, they have the need, not only for their budget, but ethically, to save energy and be more efficient. Today we present you an implementation success story from our partner CIAS COM for the Ministry of Justice of the Spanish Government, who has saved 22% in their electric bills.
Next in our series of interviews with people from the energy industry, we talk to Abigail Carson. She is a 21 year old undergraduate student who has invented a new storage solution that could provide the missing link needed for a renewable energy revolution. Impressive!
Technology is transforming the way we use buildings, and the impact they have on our environment. There’s a long list of tech tools available now in the market to improve your building's performance.
And this could make it complicated for the energy manager to understand who’s who in this market, and what building technology you can apply to each area of your building to improve its overall performance.
Let’s make things really clear today: let’s talk about what building technology is all about.