Energy Efficiency Tips for Facility Managers

Annalisa Di Pietro Blog, Energy

Many companies spend more than necessary on energy. This is often a result of inefficient equipment or improper operations. Facility managers have a big challenge and responsibility when managing and organising energy usage, reducing waste and cutting costs, while at the same time keeping employees comfortable and safe. If a facility manager knows what to do, he can help his …


Messing About with LoRa

Liam Relihan Blog, Technical

In this post is to show how easy it is to do some very basic range testing with two LoRa devices, one operating as a transmitter and the other as a receiver.

Brexit Uk Energy market

Brexit and the UK energy market

Frank Casey Blog, Energy

After a couple of days of reflection on the first consequences of the Brexit vote have materialised. How is this likely to affect the UK energy market? The immediate impact will be the weakness of the pound against the US$. The 14% drop to date has now been reflected directly in the gas price. This steep drop is projected to …

Rising energy costs for NI companies

High risk of rising energy costs for Northern Irish companies

Helene Ljubanic Blog, Energy

On 17th May, the UK’s Department for the Economy (DfE) was looking at a few plans and schemes offering grant funding to help cover the cost of installing domestic energy efficiency measures. The DfE is proposing a new scheme called EnergyWise to replace the current scheme, which is due to close in March 2017. But how is the £8 million …

Beat the heat

Beat the Heat

Annalisa Di Pietro Blog, Technical

How Predictive Maintenance and Thermal Imaging can ensure system efficiencies and minimise plant downtime. Heat is a form of energy, so where heat is lost, energy is lost. With 2020 energy targets looming, energy efficient grants are becoming more prevalent and companies are becoming more and more focused on green and sustainability initiatives. Unfortunately, a lot of companies are overlooking …

Water Meter

Water, water everywhere! – Part 3

Ian Ryan Blog, Technical

(New Meters Survey / Selection) The following parameters should be considered when carrying out a survey of water meter selection: Water meters should be sized based on their nominal flow rate. This is called the Qn and is given in cubic meters per hour (one cubic meter is 1,000 litres of water). Generally, the water meters’ maximum flow rate is …

ResourceKraft partner progarmme

Introducing our Partner Programme

Gerry Swan Blog, Energy

The ResourceKraft Partner Programme (RPP) has been developed to meet the requirements and budget of our resellers and partners.

The benefits of the partner programme are many:

• Obtain more predictive business
• Increase revenue from your existing customers
• Obtain a share of those growing Energy Efficiency budgets
• Become a leader in Energy Efficiency
• Win new customers from your competitors
• Increase your margins

Where does all the energy go?

Helene Ljubanic Blog, Technical

Dashing round the house switching off appliances like the dreaded immersion is one thing but what if you had hundreds of buildings to manage and thousands of energy-hungry appliances you had to check? That’s the scale of the problem facing many large businesses wanting to manage their energy usage wisely. Who’s using all this energy? Like any cost-conscious homeowner, the …

Are government bodies energy wasters?

Are government bodies complete wasters when it comes to energy?

Frank Casey Blog, Energy

There is a perception out there that government and state agencies are inefficient with regard to energy management. Educational, state commercial and local government bodies, consisting of 62% of the energy use considered under NEEAP, lead the way with an overall 19.4% reduction, pulling up the numbers for all the rest. The emphasis on achieving ISO 50001 certification by most …

Manage energy for profit

Manage Energy for Profit

Helene Ljubanic Blog, Energy

With the advent of mandatory energy audits for large businesses during 2015; many large companies have been surprised to see how large the transport energy footprint is in their audit reports, which for the first time included transport. In energy terms, 1 litre of diesel is roughly 10kWh, so when you look at the Litres or Euros, fuel does not …