Energy Management – Cost Reduction Strategies That Deliver Value Today…

Utility costs continue to fluctuate. Increasing costs may be an uncontrollable for you. However, there are ways that you can effectively control the bottom line costs of the energy (especially electrical energy) used to function your facility, site, plant and/or building by employing two tried and true strategies.

You can lower your need (need) for energy

Reducing the amount of energy your building requires to function the fans, pumps, furnaces and chillers can effectively lower your costs. Lighting systems improvements and controls can dramatically lower your need for strength.  Enabling standby strength control options on typical office equipment such as printers, fax machines and computers excursion down energy use already more. 

Choosing “energy performance improvement” focused operating practices in your custodial sets, cafeteria operations, in-houses reproduction sets, mail room and plant operations units can streamline your need for energy. Focusing on energy performance improvement often leads to overall business performance improvements in addition.

You can curtail energy use.

When the local and regional need for electricity is high shedding electrical energy loads as a part of a structured curtailment program can assistance both the cost and the revenue side of your operation.

  • On the cost side, you closest win by lowering the amount of energy used  – consequently the  total energy cost.
  • On the revenue side, your participation in an economic need Response Program locaiongs you to earn when you reduce your need in response to a request to “discarded your load”.  Economic need response programs are voluntary and are offered in three typical business areas. Local utility company program, third party aggregators and independent system operators may all offer programs.  Independent system operators serve in unregulated energy markets.

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