How To Transform Your Company's Energy Management

Download PDF Print this article E-mail

While energy management used to be something of an afterthought for business owners, more and more boardrooms are now waking up to the benefits of smarter energy management and are paying closer attention to the issue than ever before.

As a recent article on Energy Manager Today explains, energy wastage costs organisations billions of dollars per year - for example, $700 million is wasted through empty buildings running still in 'occupied mode' during the holiday season. So in the interests of cutting costs and improving your overall bottom line, here are some key energy management strategies to consider:
  • Get the best price for your energy
Most companies use corporate agencies and systems to find the best prices for outgoings such as travel costs; so why not do the same with energy suppliers? In today's competitive market, you can make suppliers vie for your business to make sure that you get the best value possible - providing the ideal starting point for your energy management transformation.
  • Face up to regulatory compliance
You wouldn't conduct HR operations without adhering to the legal guidelines, and there is now a lot of regulation surrounding energy consumption, too. Keep up-to-date with the latest regulatory compliance laws, especially if your company has a large property portfolio, and look into automation to help reduce any unexpected costs.
  • Automate energy reporting
Clear, precise reporting is an essential part of any energy management strategy - without it, you won't know what you're dealing with. But with the compilation and measuring of data proving a lengthy process, automating reporting can free up valuable resources and reduce the risk of incorrect data being entered. Energy intelligence software is essential for removing this element of human risk - as Dale Sibert, facility manager at Saint-Gobain explains: "The more you can automate, the more you can be efficient."
  • Communicate - constantly
The importance of communication can be easily overlooked, but with the responsibility for energy management often being spread throughout a company - from finance departments to facilities management teams - it's a crucial component. Community engagement tools and software can help with this issue, and staff should be encouraged to use them.
Installing and sustaining an effective energy management system won't happen overnight; but with clear strategies, the right software and support from the whole company, it can lead to real savings sooner than you think.
Get in touch with our experts NOW to see how you could do better!
Energy Monitoring, Reporting



  • VEOLIA- Energy Management Solution for utilitiesVeolia is one of the market leader companies in Hungary in the energy, water and waste management industry. The group company employs approximately 2,500 people who provide professional services to various towns, institutions and industrial companies enabling them to efficient manage resources, while the water utility and district heating branches of the company supply drinking water to hundreds of thousands of families, and heat to tens of thousands of households. With its more than 20-year professional experience Veolia is a determining participant of the Hungarian energy market. The energy branch of the company group provides energy to various institutions of 50 local municipalities, 85 state-owned and public buildings, 30 health institutions and 31 industrial plants, while its district heating networks supply 67,000 residential and institutional customers nationwide. In the three power plants of the company operate high-efficiency natural gas blocks and blocks utilizing renewable energy (biomass).
  • Meet us at the Utility Week in BarcelonaThe European Utility Week aims to be a serious information platform connecting the smart utility community, focusing on regional and global developments in Grid Optimisation, Renewables, Energy Storage, Smart Metering, Smart Cities, Smart Homes, Energy Services & Efficiency, Intelligent Buildings, Data Management, Analytics and IoT, Cyber Security, Smart Gas and Smart Water.  The event serves as an annual meeting point for the community and will be attended by 12.000 international visitors, 450 speakers and 600 exhibitors. 
  • Remote Desktop ServiceAs part of our sales support options, remote desktop service is high on demand.
  • AVReporter Windows Phone & IPhone Mobile Client (Remote Meter Reading)With the support of this application the measurement data (identifying meters manually or by QR code) can be entered and sent via email (attachment in CSV file format) easily into the AVReporter server application.  
  • Technical SpecificationsBelow are some of the specific key elements of AVReporter: