End-use monitoring boosts energy savings, reduces maintenance costs and can even prevent equipment failure.
Using and analyzing data to increase energy efficiency is not a new idea. For many years aggregate data about building energy use has been captured, tracked over time and compared to other facilities of a similar type to provide information for energy efficiency efforts. But use of the data hasn’t been smart—a lot might have been gathered, but there hasn’t been a way to turn the data into actionable insights and informed decisions.
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