Why are Energy Assessments needed for Businesses?
Due to the rapidly rising energy costs plus the revisions of the stricter EU environmental regulations businesses must now seek immediate energy reduction solutions.
Energy Assessments & the benefit
Today organisations and many building owners who control air conditioning systems have statutory obligations and duties to now revise the operation and maintenance of air conditioning systems to help most importantly save £££!
Today’s energy assessments will enable you to meet requirements of Energy Performance of buildings regulations of 2007. This means that regular inspections should be undertaken ensuring that outputs of 12kW of comfort cooling on any site is monitored and improved.
We offer a list of services dedicated to energy saving and assessments such as the few mentioned below:
- Building and Energy Management Systems
- Energy Efficient lighting
- Metering Solutions
- Power optimisation
- Renewable Energy Services
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An energy assessment is an inspection, survey and analysis of energy flows for energy conservation in a building aiming to reduce the amount of energy input into the system without negatively affecting the output. When the object of study is an occupied building then reducing energy consumption while maintaining or improving human comfort, health and safety are of primary concern. Beyond simply identifying the sources of energy use, an energy assessment aims to prioritise the energy uses according to the greatest to least cost effective opportunities for energy savings.
The term energy assessment is most commonly used to describe a broad spectrum of energy studies ranging from a quick walk-through of a facility to identify major problem areas to a comprehensive analysis of the implications of alternative energy efficiency measures sufficient to satisfy the financial criteria of sophisticated investors. Audit is required to identify the most efficient and cost-effective Energy Conservation Opportunities (ECOs) or Measures (ECMs).
The main issues of an energy assessments are:
- The analysis of building and utility data, including the installed equipment and analysis of energy bills;
- The survey of the real operating conditions;
- The understanding of the building behaviour and of the interactions with weather, occupancy and operating schedules;
- The selection and the evaluation of energy conservation measures;
- The estimation of energy saving potential;
- The identification of customer concerns and needs.
For more information on energy assessments, talk to Building & Maintenance Services Limited (BMS Aircon) – a leading provider of extensive property services, installation and preventative maintenance for all types of air conditioning, refrigeration, ventilation, electrical and mechanical implementations. Call us on 01455 552 209 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.