Opportunities to reduce costs on energy bills in either the tenancy or the base building are not exhaustive, there is a point when the return on investment can make strategies uneconomical, but, that can change with time as new ideas and new technology comes on to the market making those opportunities which were previously nonviable, viable.
There are many options, the least expensive with the greatest returns is via maintenance “key performance indicators” with specific targets to be achieved during the maintenance, this is especially effective with the HVAC mechanical Services System.
Other Opportunities include:
Many of our points mentioned above are based on the optimization of the Building Management System, and it's not as expensive or as complicated as you might think. There are opportunities which can be discover during the monthly service for review.
Maintenance technicians will program trend logs to investigate a potential challenge; the trend log will provide the evidence for making a change or to assist the facility manager with making budget choices.
you don't know what you don't know
By now we are sure you are aware of the energy advantages of LED lighting, but, what about the zoning and control of that lighting?
Why switch on 20 lamps when you only need 10?
Why allow any lights to function when there is nobody in the room?
and so the list goes on. Consider a few lighting control strategies which will save you money, for example:
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