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Benfords Law and Energy Data: The SQL

Martin Leenane News & Updates

I had some folks ask me what SQL query that I used to calculate the first digit frequency distribution in my previous post on Benfords Law. I copied it from this nice post on detecting fraud with Benfords Law. Note that if you have negative numbers or positive floating point numbers less than 1.0, you will get frequencies for the …

Nailing Compressed Air Waste

Grainne McDonogh News & Updates

In today’s cost driven, carbon conscious world, “waste” is one word that we know we must control. Rising costs have turned once wasteful companies around and have shown them a new path to controlling costs. In this short article we will look at how compressed air leaks can negatively impact us and what we can do to rectify them. Compressed …

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Motive Drives in Energy Management

Grainne McDonogh News & Updates

The first step in good energy management practice for motive drives is to carry out an organisational survey of your motor assets. This survey can then be used to develop a motor register identifying as many parameters regarding the motor/drive and process as possible including details like, drive type e.g. V-Belt, etc. This data can easily be built into any …

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Pretty Sparkline Charts with jQuery Sparklines

Liam Relihan News & Updates

Sparklines are the brainchild of Edward Tufte. They are those “intense, simple, wordlike graphics” that you sometimes find embedded in stock listings and such like. To help our installation team we have created a little application that runs on installer’s smart phones. This application is written in PHP and is designed to show live energy streamed from our Canary embedded …

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Leaky Bucket Algorithm

Liam Relihan News & Updates

Occasionally, we aim to publish something that has to do with how we implement our hardware and software solutions. Here is one of these “somethings”…. On one of our embedded devices there is the facility to automatically dispatch text messages in response to particular events. However, to protect against the possibility of the device sending out a storm of text …

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Why Ireland Needs to Get With Engagement…

Liam Relihan News & Updates

It’s due to become one of the major political hot potatoes over the next couple of years, but many people don’t yet realise that Ireland has signed up to massive carbon reductions by 2020. In the 2007 Government White Paper, Delivering a Sustainable Energy Future for Ireland, a target has been set for a 20% improvement in energy efficiency across …

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Thomond Park introduces green-energy analytics system

Grainne McDonogh News & Updates

Since 2009, Thomond Park has been working to reduce the environmental impact of managing the stadium by participating in an environmental project to conserve energy, waste and water. Part of this project involved the implementation of an energy analytics software solution in the stadium. The solution would allow management and staff to monitor the electricity use and make financial and …

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Dragonfly and the Implications for Irish Businesses

Liam Relihan News & Updates

Yesterday, Liam Relihan, the CTO of ResourceKraft, a Limerick-based supplier of energy management systems warned that Irish businesses and government institutions were vulnerable to an ever larger collection of cyber attackers. He stated that “the Building Management Systems (BMS) and SCADA systems that have been deployed by Irish businesses and government bodies present an increasing attack vector for would-be hackers. …

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Green Awards Finalists 2012

Martin Leenane News & Updates

ResourceKraft is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for The Green Energy Award & The Green Innovation Award at the 2012 Green Awards. There was a huge response to this year’s awards with entries from the highest echelons of Ireland’s Green community. Being shortlisted is a great honor.

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ResourceKraft recognised as An industry leader in Groom Energy’s new report

Martin Leenane News & Updates

Dublin – Ireland March 13th – ResourceKraft has been ranked with other selected industry leaders in Groom Energy’s new report “Enterprise Smart Grid and a Corporate Buyer’s Guide to Energy Management software”. Enterprise Smart Grid is the integration of sub-metering, hardware and software by organisations that seek visibility, control and management of their energy consumption. According to Groom Energy’s research, …