Public sector is coming together at EMEX to tackle head on the energy efficiency challenge.

Public sector is coming together at EMEX to tackle head on the energy efficiency challenge.

The public sector has an enormous opportunity to pollute less and save more by making quite straightforward bread-and-butter changes. Dynamic leaders within the sector are showing others the way, while public urgency over environmental causes has provided some impetus. With the continuous rise of energy price combine with a tougher competitive environment ahead after Brexit and growing legislative pressure to reduce carbon emissions, requirements to reduce energy consumption have never been so high. So why…

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Hybrid heating systems that use smart controls could save up to £1.7 billion annually says PassivSystems

Hybrid heating systems that use smart controls could save up to £1.7 billion annually says PassivSystems

Call made for a well-defined policy framework for deploying greater volumes of low-carbon heating in the UK Since 2014, PassivSystems has played a significant role in four out of five innovative UK smart heat pump projects highlighted by Delta Energy & Environment Limited (Delta-ee) by installing its PassivLiving home energy platform to measure, manage and aggregate heat energy. Data published by Delta-ee shows the potential value domestic heat pumps could have in bringing more renewable…

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Convenience is key, says E.ON in new drive to promote the freedom of electric motoring

Convenience is key, says E.ON in new drive to promote the freedom of electric motoring

Cost and carbon savings from electric vehicles are well accepted by motorists but getting more EVs on the roads will depend on making the infrastructure more convenient and customer-friendly, said E.ON as it launched a new campaign to promote the ‘freedom’ of alternatives to petrol or diesel driving. With electric vehicle targets in the UK set out until 2050, E.ON is working hard to promote the decarbonisation of transport by expanding its network of superfast…

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RINNAI: SPACE HEATER RANGE, EASY TO INSTALL, TROUBLE FREE LONG LIFE WARMTH – NEW ADDITIONS

RINNAI: SPACE HEATER RANGE, EASY TO INSTALL, TROUBLE FREE LONG LIFE WARMTH – NEW ADDITIONS

Rinnai have added to its range of Energysaver gas fired space heaters which are designed specifically for use in schools, community centres, libraries, conservatories, churches and other large indoor spaces. The range has seen many thousands of installations over the past several years –  trouble-free, easy to install and cost effective and efficient operation and performance. The recent additions to the range are the Rinnai Energysaver 559FT and a new streamlined look to the popular…

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ABB showcases ways to make HVAC applications more efficient

ABB showcases ways to make HVAC applications more efficient

At EMEX 2017, ABB is featuring eBooks, interactive demonstrations, expertise, variable speed drives and motors, targeting ways to improve the energy efficiency and climate control of buildings. An eBook written by ABB to help users of variable speed drives (VSD) improve the energy efficiency HVAC applications will be launched at The Energy Management Exhibition (EMEX), stand E20, 22-23 November, ExCel, London. It is the latest in a series of eBooks created by ABB to tackle…

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New exterior LED lighting options save energy and Local Authority budgets

New exterior LED lighting options save energy and Local Authority budgets

LED alternatives available for traditional fluorescent tube fixtures, 2D luminaires, bulkheads, metal halide and SON lamps. Energy savings up to 80%, maintenance savings of 95% G5 LED battens with SMART Sensor technology Goodlight G5 LED battens now offer SMART Sensor technology, allowing luminaires to be grouped and respond intelligently to exterior lighting needs. By switching to LED, Local Authorities can reduce their lighting energy bill by up to 80%. The new G5 LED battens are…

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The Brexit Storm – how procurement in the energy sector is performing since the UK voted to leave the EU

The Brexit Storm – how procurement in the energy sector is performing since the UK voted to leave the EU

The tidal wave of change has hit the UK and European economies offering highs and lows since the UK’s decision to leave the EU. The resulting volatility in currency has offered advantages for exporters while importers have struggled with higher costs and less uncertainty than they once knew. Keeping supply chains of goods and services open to fuel customer and business needs is a fascinating study in these interesting times. So CIPS (The Chartered institute…

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West Point Military Academy Installs Kingspan Solar Thermal Technology at New Barracks

West Point Military Academy Installs Kingspan Solar Thermal Technology at New Barracks

West Point is a world-renowned US military academy with a 200-year history and a prodigious alumni list. The Academy planned the opening of a new $200m barracks to house 650 cadets as part of an investment programme to upgrade buildings and accommodation. The six-storey, granite-clad Davis Barracks were commissioned to help relieve some crowding, as well as provide additional, flexible accommodation during the modernisation and refurbishment of other barracks. The Academy’s project team were keen…

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Energys Helps YPO ‘Practice What It Preaches’ with Comprehensive Lighting Upgrade

Energys Helps YPO ‘Practice What It Preaches’ with Comprehensive Lighting Upgrade

The UK public sector procurement organisation recently overhauled an outdated fluorescent lighting system in one of its large office facilities in favour of the latest LED technology – with dramatic results. Based in West Yorkshire, public sector procurement organisation YPO supplies an extensive range of products and services to a wide range of customers – ranging from schools and local authorities to charities and emergency services – in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. With a focus…

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Too much data, not enough time?

Too much data, not enough time?

Data is at the foundation of every good energy management strategy. However, energy management is increasingly being dealt with by those who are too stretched in their day-to-day role to spend the time looking at their data in-depth, particularly when companies are collecting data points in the thousands. This means that opportunities to improve operational efficiency can be missed – a significant issue considering that energy costs are set to continue increasing for the foreseeable…

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