Are you considering obtaining your ISO 50001 certificate? Or maybe one of your clients is about to start on their first energy management adventure? Congratulations! ISO 50001 is a great standard to implement if you want to establish a professional environment focused on saving energy. But getting ISO 50001 certified is not about going through the motions for a piece of paper you can frame above your desk. It’s about setting up an efficient and effective energy management system, for the lowest possible price and least amount of effort, don’t you think?

A few weeks ago, to prepare our free training on carbon emissions reporting, we sat down with Cristina Raventós, a senior consultant and Spain portfolio manager at Carbon Clear. Carbon Clear specialises in carbon footprint calculation and the creation of sustainability and emissions reduction strategies. In this exclusive interview, Cristina helps us understand the state of the European market when it comes to carbon management (and the regulation of other greenhouse gases).

energy traders consultingWelcome to the 3rd edition of DEXMA Partner Spotlight! This month we are highlighting Energy Traders Consulting, a Spanish ESCO delivering energy consulting services and building automation solutions.

We spoke with CEO Gabriel Viñegla Garcia who is based in Badajoz, Spain.

Here are some of the best bits of our conversation:

It’s been over 10 years since the British Government legislated the Companies Act. 8 years have passed since the Climate Change Act came into effect. Nevertheless, carbon reporting and greenhouse gas regulations are still a source of worry for energy managers. To prepare for our free training about how to automate carbon reporting, let’s check what carbon reporting and GHG regulation means for energy managers in the UK.

You may or may not be worried about carbon emissions reporting right now, depending on how strong greenhouse gas emissions regulations are in your country. But one thing is for sure: laws are evolving and becoming more restrictive. And sooner or later energy managers will need to understand how to report carbon emissions properly. Good news - this is exactly what you’ll learn in our free online training.

Did you know that 60% of your hotel's carbon footprint comes from energy use? Not only that, but your bottom line is affected too: energy use is eating up 6-10% of your property's revenues. It might not be your biggest operating cost - but it's the one growing fastest! Besides, when it's so easy to do a little hotel energy management, what hotelier wouldn't want to save money on their next electricity bill? Plus, your customers actually want greener hotels - but they aren't necessarily willing to sacrifice higher rates or forgo any kind of luxury.  If you are in the hospitality industry, read on to learn how to balance an optimal guest experience with properly implemented hotel energy management:

maetrics logoWelcome to the 2nd edition of DEXMA Partner Spotlight! This month we are highlighting Maetrics, an Italian ESCO delivering energy management and building automation solutions.

We spoke with Managing Director Paolo Finotto who is based in Venice (ah, Venice!).

Here are some of the best snippets of our conversation: