energy management software Tag

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.

Here at DEXMA we’re obsessed with Stranger Things, so we thought: what better moment than Halloween to talk about the strangest, scariest horror stories we've heard from energy managers… and how to avoid them, of course! Without further ado, we give you the most frightening 13 Energy Manager Nightmares! Keep reading if you dare…

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.

From supermarkets to big factories, companies are actively looking for ways to save energy in order to be more profitable and have more control over their costs. A great way to achieve this is by tracking, analyzing and controlling energy through energy management software. Don’t forget that, according to most studies, energy is one third of the cost for a company. Therefore, many companies, and, of course, the individuals working within these companies, have already understood the importance of having an energy efficiency plan. However, before choosing or changing your energy management software provider think about what you need, what’s your budget and what are your goals.