Goal setting is probably one of the toughest and most overlooked parts of your job as an energy manager, yet it is the core driver of your day-to-day activities. Heck, it promotes constant improvement for your entire company - especially to fatten that triple-bottom-line.So why is it so hard to find time to sit down, roll up your sleeves and actually DO the thing? Not only do you have a million urgent tasks calling for your attention now, but vague goals set in a hurry only lead to frustration and failure - often sending you right back to square one. If this looks and sounds familiar, you'll love this free tool we built especially for energy managers to help you set energy performance goals more effectively.
Happy New Year! Wait, what's wrong? Not so happy? In trouble trying to choose the right energy management software for your project? Oh no!
We can just picture the scene: your desk is piled high with brochures, quotes and provider offers… and the clock is ticking. Yours is the classic energy manager dilemma: the longer you put off your decision, the fewer energy savings you will be able to achieve!Worry no more: you’ll be in a much better position to make a decision faster with our latest guide: How to Choose the Right Energy Management Software.
With just days to go until 2017, are you scrambling to quote a budget or calculate the ROI of your next energy efficiency project? Or rushing to get your energy budget planning done before the end of the year? No worries, we’re here to help! Use our handy Excel template to calculate and fast-track your energy project funding:
It’s our second year performing the annual DEXMA Energy Efficiency Survey, with the main aim of understanding your energy innovation challenges and exploring new opportunities to help make your work as energy managers easier and simpler. And the results are ready! Get your Free copy now:
So your Secret Santa is the Energy Manager. Oh man... What on Earth are you supposed to gift that eco-nerd? Or maybe, you have a geek energy pro among your loved ones and you already got them that LED-light up jumper, and are out of ideas…We’re here to help! Here are 10 perfect gift ideas for energy managers for all budgets, sure to make your efficiency guru look at least this happy on Christmas morning:
For this 2nd instalment of our industry focus series, we’re looking at energy saving solutions for supermarkets. The holidays are upon us, and for grocery store managers, things are already going nutcrackers. Shopping-crazed customers are leaving fridges open, the heat is blasting to keep those holiday shoppers warm, and opening hours are extended...But what if I told you this festive madness could work in your favour? Or that the holiday season is actually the BEST time to save energy (and consequently, money!)?Don’t just take it from me - Energy Star estimates that every dollar saved on energy expenses in supermarkets is equivalent to a $59 increase in sales! How’s that for a Christmas miracle? As it happens, seriously cool energy saving solutions for supermarkets have hit the market recently...in this blog we'll tell you our top 5 favourites!
You probably heard the massive news yesterday (even Barack Obama tweeted about it, you guys): Bill Gates and a bunch of fellow tech titans announced the launch of Breakthrough Energy Ventures: a billion-dollar clean energy investment fund that every energy manager should know about! Read on to learn how to unlock this shiny new funding source for your next energy project.
Hang on, are you telling me you are an energy manager that’s only worried about electricity!? Let’s take a step back and realise that gas represents nearly 40% of the total energy consumed in the industrial and service sectors in Europe. That’s almost half, you guys!