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Lloyd Birkhead, group managing director at utility revenue protection and field service specialists, Grosvenor Services Group, part of Echo Managed Services. Tampering with an energy meter to save on bills is a serious offence that poses financial implications and safety...
Harmonics issues within an electrical installation frequently go overlooked due to a lack of understanding or awareness of them. This then often leads site and facility managers experiencing problems within their installations to focus on the symptoms...
Prefect Controls have introduced a new feature for their PrefectIrus product – the integration of an accurate current meter that monitors energy use in each room throughout multi-occupancy buildings such as student accommodation. Until...
We all know that we need to measure and monitor our energy use, and for a variety of reasons. Rising energy costs are more and more justifying the savings that can be made by identifying inefficient equipment...
IMServ, one of the UK’s leading Energy Data Collection and Meter Operations service providers, is the first non-domestic metering business to become a user of DCC services in the Other User (OU) role for smart meters. The OU role is...
Elcomponent chairman Bill Gysin looks at the impact of technology on Sub-metering hardware and software  How much technology do you need to do Energy Management? And how much data? Actually not much of either… Applying tried and tested EM routines using daily...
For some time now, the UK has been on a mission to become a low-carbon nation. It all started with the Intergovernmental Panel on climate change in 1988, and was further reinforced with the United Nations Framework Convention on...
Stricter EU and UK legislation regarding gas leak detection is welcome but isn’t necessarily driving a rise in best practice. That’s according to Duncan Webb, Condition Monitoring Application Engineer at ERIKS UK & Ireland, who says: “Our Condition Monitoring team...
Having worked some 20 years in energy management, the basic principles have remained the same, what I call the 3 ‘Ms’ - Monitor, Manage, Mitigate – and in that specific order; if you cannot do the first, then the...
Most business owners and facility managers are aware of the fundamental principles of using portable energy loggers (PELs) to identify inefficient equipment, where, according to The Carbon Trust savings of up to 20% can be made. Here are 3...