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A successful metering strategy is crucial to delivering high performing district heating schemes, says Ian Allan, Head of Research and Development for Switch2 Energy. Heat metering is essential to the efficiency, compliance, and transparency of any community or district...
Based on recent feedback from a specialist power quality improvement service business, the issue of high reactive power and poor power factor is becoming increasingly common in the UK today, an issue which apparently used to be considered much...
Introducing the Axis Industries Qalcosonic range of ultrasonic heat and cooling meters. The Qalcosonic Heat 1 and 2 are MID Class 2 Approved for Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and billing purposes - for use in heating, cooling and...
Reducing or optimising energy consumption is part of the sustainable development approach which many industrial countries, particularly in Europe, signed up to in the Kyoto Protocol. The Kyoto Protocol is an international agreement linked to the United Nations Framework...
For manufacturers interested in harnessing Industry 4.0, condition monitoring is often a quick win. It can reduce downtime, extend the lifetime of equipment, and improve Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Like Industry 4.0, however, it is also in danger...
In recent years there has been a steady increase in the number of businesses that have been created to help other businesses save energy, through either renegotiating existing contracts, or switching suppliers to get a better deal. Hardly surprising since...
Bell Flow were approached by a customer with a second home in the Hebridean Islands, which was often unoccupied and visited sporadically. They wanted to be able to monitor water usage remotely and set alarms to alert them of...
There are a variety of environmental parameters that should be checked when considering the overall health and operation of a typical office building or industrial facility where people spend a large part of their day. However, keeping these parameters...
  Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are not a new phenomenon. The technology was first used during the Second World War to gather intelligence by taking aerial photographs. However, today’s applications for GIS are far more sophisticated. Here, Martyn Williams, managing...

Power and Energy Logging

Monitoring power and energy usage in a facility or installation can often identify hidden issues that affect both operational and environmental quality, can pinpoint the reason for higher than desired energy costs, and can reveal the causes of more...