Previously from the Energy Waste Sensei: We introduced the idea of looking beyond hardware for solutions to your energy consumption challenges. Now let’s explore operations in a new light: Here are Sensei Bruce's top 3 places to look to identify energy waste! Reducing Operations Costs, Especially from Energy In operations, there are three major cost pieces … Continue reading The Energy Waste Sensei — Manufacturers’ Top 3 Areas to Look for Energy Saving Opportunities
In this week's previous Energy Waste Sensei post, Sensei Bruce demonstrated how to break down data analysis to provide a clearer view of your energy profile and he explained how to plan and take action. Next, in this first of a two-part blog post, you’ll learn how to shift your energy profile to reduce energy consumption … Continue reading The Energy Waste Sensei — Peak Shifting Strategy, Part 1
In the previous Energy Waste Sensei post, I, Sensei Bruce provided an overview of Global Adjustment (GA) and how classifications A (peak demand driven) and B (hourly consumption driven) dictate how you are charged. Knowing this will help us build upon our strategy of eliminating energy waste as you will learn today. Data for 20/20 … Continue reading The Energy Waste Sensei — Understanding Your Energy Profile, What Your Data is Telling You, and What You Should Do Next
“If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” -- Peter Drucker This phrase above has been adopted as the "Knowledge is Power" equivalent by those of us working in energy management. It means that the more you know about your energy consumption at present, the better equipped you are to actually boost your efficiency going into the future. This is … Continue reading First Things First: Get Measuring!