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Make Metering Easy

Many organisations make metering more complicated than it has to be. Tim Hooper offers some guidance to getting the best from a metering system. Why are there so many unfinished, unused, or ‘in disrepair’ sub metering installations? Worse still, why are there so many new meters fitted as part of the building regulations without any useful connection for remote reading,…
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Data the Key to Air Quality

Concerns over the health and productivity impact of poor air quality have led to a growing demand for monitoring solutions. Tim Hooper weighs up the options available to energy managers. Wellbeing standards are driving property owners, property managers and tenants to consider the impact their employees. Air quality of the building fabric as well as building operation over the long…
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Achieve More With Sub Metering

Metering at a ‘sensible’ level of detail and granularity may be a theoretical no brainer, but in practical terms the need for a sound business case remains in place, says Tim Hooper. There is a great deal of highly effective energy management that can be achieved without any additional meters – the tariff gas meter will often suffice for optimising…
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Bill Gysin Speaking at the Dexma Energy Management Summit 2015

Universities have high expectations when it comes to meter reading systems and there are complex drivers influencing energy consumption, explains Bill Gysin. Managing energy in a university environment is not an every day task. In fact it is a major challenge. Having worked closely with dozens of universities and colleges of all shaped and sizes over the last twenty years designing, installing and supporting automatic
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Energy Management Platforms: great investment or a total waste of money?

There is no shortage of so-called energy management platforms. A quick web search will reveal a long list of providers claiming great energy savings, increased building efficiencies, simplified carbon reporting or tenant billing and cost allocation. In many cases, all these features are promised within the same solution. The increasing use of cloud technology has allowed any new entrants to the…
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Sub-metering Systems – Getting It Right

EM Magazine: Sub-Metering Systems - Getting it Right Elcomponent MD Bill Gysin looks at getting real value from aM&T systems Advances in smart metering and networking of both the wired wireless variety have made sub-metering systems easier to install, and more cost-effective too, but that has not necessarily resulted in an increase in performance. If ever there was an energy…
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The Complexities of Higher Education

Universities have high expectations when it comes to meter reading systems and there are complex drivers influencing energy consumption, explains Bill Gysin. Managing energy in a university environment is not an every day task. In fact it is a major challenge. Having worked closely with dozens of universities and colleges of all shaped and sizes over the last twenty years…
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