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 organisation save up to 30% on its energy costs. These achievements can also have an impact on the overall image of the business, as energy efficiency can be a large factor of its corporate responsibility.
Here are a few suggestions that will help facility managers reduce energy consumption and gradually understand the potential of developing a proper energy management plan:
Using electricity, water and gas more efficiently is vital for a company and many facility managers are aware of this. Though, sometimes the path to achieving these goals may not be clear. An energy monitoring system can offer a well-structured framework to help take back control of your energy usage. It can measure and track energy performance, analyse data and help make informed decisions that will result in savings.