Energy-efficient campuses aren’t just about “going green” for the sake of the environment – they are key to financial and operational stability.Read More
Universities face many challenges when it comes to energy. Campuses have to account for enormous HVAC systems, indoor and outdoor lighting, energy-intensive labs as well as specialized and heavy equipment that depend on controlled energy to operate successfully. Throw a patchwork infrastructure of old and new facilities into the mix and it's not hard to understand the struggle.Read More
The Internet of Things is helping universities solve some persistent challenges, one of them being power consumption. According to E-Source, the average campus consumes 18.9 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity per square foot (ft²) every year. At a cost of $1.95 per square foot, a 50,000 ft² facility spends approximately $97,500 per year on electricity.Read More
Many medical schools possess on-campus treatment centers, laboratories, cold storage rooms and other facilities necessary to grooming the next generation of care providers.Read More
Once seen as an inflexible fact of business, forward-thinking companies now understand that there's a lot of room for strategic variation within an organization's energy use. To get the most out of this new operational axis, many organizations bring onboard an Energy Manager.Read More
Energy Manager is one of those job titles that didn’t exist a generation ago, but is nonetheless a crucial player in any healthy, modern enterprise.Read More
Across all sectors, throughout every continent, there are two universal truths about business and energy:
- Without energy, businesses would be powerless.
- Without energy data, businesses would operate in the dark.
Facilities Managers have a tough job. They maintain the buildings, oversee the operation of equipment, direct staff, schedule tasks and repairs, manage special projects, and claim responsibility for waste reduction, energy efficiency, safety inspections, sustainability, and more.Read More
When forging an educational path and a career direction, today’s college-bound are wise to consider energy management. Energy fuels our world. In fact, these statistics help us understand the breadth of energy’s impact on our lives, economies, and environment: