From Environmental Leader , Published 26 August 2014
Does your energy management process bring about thoughts of efficiency, reliability and automation, or are you concerned this process is manual, outdated and a big risk to your company?
Organizations around the world are facing pressure from their customers, regulators, and economics to improve sustainability performance. These pressures are driving them to completely reexamine their energy management processes that include the collection of energy data from hundreds of disparate utilities—the data they rely on to make major energy decisions.
During these examinations, many organizations have realized that their energy data collection processes are manual, inefficient, and outdated which impedes their ability to identify opportunities to reduce energy consumption, costs, and carbon emissions. Are your energy data collection processes outdated?
Here are seven ways to know if your company’s utility data collection processes are outdated:
A new energy management trend is quickly emerging where leading multi-facility brands, energy software vendors, and energy service providers are replacing their outdated energy data collection processes with big energy data services. These new services automate the collection and normalization of data from your utilities and deliver high-quality, reliable and timely data directly to your energy management, accounting, procurement and facility management systems.
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