Tag: energy consumption

Energy consumption is the consumption of energy or power.

Metering Enhances Efficiency

Metering Enhances Efficiency

Researchers at Washington State University had discovered occupants in high-efficiency buildings were so frustrated with unresponsive motion sensors and temperature controls, they had found unconventional solutions to thwart the energy efficiency tools, Smithsonian Magazine reported in late November 2017.

VFD Technology

VFD Technology

Boosting energy efficiency remains a top goal of building owners across the country. And why not? Rising utility bills can cause a company’s bottom-line to plummet.

Smarter Buildings

Smarter Buildings

Most commercial, industrial, and retail buildings today use some level of intelligent system, most commonly in lighting, HVAC, or security. Because the technology is advancing so rapidly, it’s now possible to collect more data and use it to accomplish many more tasks.

Xylem’s New Adaptable Wastewater Mixer Delivers Next-Level Mixing Efficiency

Xylem’s New Adaptable Wastewater Mixer Delivers Next-Level Mixing Efficiency

Leading global water technology company, Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL) has launched a compact submersible wastewater mixer featuring easily adaptable output capabilities and delivering energy savings of approximately 50 percent. Xylem’s new Flygt 4220 mixer enhances the resilience and sustainability of wastewater treatment plants, enabling operators to easily manage changing mixing

Managing Multiple Microgrids

Managing Multiple Microgrids

Last week I traveled to Chicago where, as a participant in Siemens’ US Innovation Day, I had an opportunity to explore a number of exciting technology advancements. One of the innovations that I found interesting was the concept of aggregated microgrids managed by a utility.

At the event, Siemens announced that

Inside the Internet of Things

Inside the Internet of Things

When you think of the Internet of Things movement, or IoT for short, you might think of a refrigerator that tells its users when a bottle of milk is getting old. Or maybe you picture an alarm clock that not only wakes you up at 5:30 a.m. but also tells

The Power of Connectivity

The Power of Connectivity

The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming what buildings can achieve when it comes to energy efficiency today. Here, Dan Ritch, chief information officer and vice president of Connected Services for Honeywell Building Solutions, discusses the IoT’s impact on buildings and energy service.

Distributed Energy (DE): What’s your take on the

Integrated Building Management Systems

Integrated Building Management Systems

Most commercial, industrial, and retail buildings today use some level of intelligent system, most commonly in lighting, HVAC, or security. Because the technology is advancing so rapidly, it’s now possible to collect more data and use it to accomplish many more tasks.

HOMER Energy Releases New Software to Manage the Complexity of Designing Behind-the-Meter Systems and Reduce Demand Charges

HOMER Energy Releases New Software to Manage the Complexity of Designing Behind-the-Meter Systems and Reduce Demand Charges

HOMER Grid Helps Simplify Decisions about Distributed Energy Resource Investments and Maximize Return on Investment

HOMER Energy today announced its newest software product, HOMER Grid, a robust and powerful tool for optimizing the value of behind-the-meter, distributed generation systems while reducing demand charges. This important new product from HOMER Energy

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Hubbell
The PowerHUBB platform is a combination of software and controls, luminaires and infrastructure. It uses intelligent sensors, intuitive user interfaces, and scalable PoE technology to bring it all together. A POE node acts as an intelligent lighting hub by receiving power and data from the network switch. This is then

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