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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?

Ah, 2016 - the year of fake news, celebrity deaths and cyber attacks, namely to the electricity grids of several countries. The biggest story came out of the United States, where the Washington Post (falsely) reported that a Vermont utility had been infiltrated by Russian hackers. Should energy managers be concerned about cyber attacks like these? Embracing connectivity thanks to the IoT devices of Industry 4.0 also means exposing buildings to potential security vulnerabilities, a significant fear among facility managers. In this article we'll examine which energy data security issues facility managers should be aware of, and most importantly, how to protect against them.

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.

Like nature versus nurture, the war between on-premise versus software-as-a-service (SaaS) rages on, and it’s no different in the world of energy analytics. In this post you’ll find a comprehensive breakdown of the advantages and disadvantages of each type of deployment in the context of Energy Management Software (EMS), so you can figure out which is best for your ESCO.