Utility cost reduction for Shopping Malls; submetering makes it so.

  Desired outcome: Better property performance through energy consumption reduction and cost recovery. Easy.  Managing consumption of water, electricity, thermal energy or gas in retail shopping malls is one way to improve the bottom line and reduce the property’s carbon footprint.  Mall management can achieve this through an easy to use metering platform that enables […]

How to Find Faulty Valves, and Fix Water Leaks Through Data Analysis

Aging infrastructure like water leaks can be a costly and time-consuming process that most property managers must face. More importantly however, is figuring out what should be replaced and when. One such problem arose in one of our client’s buildings in the Greater Toronto Area: A 170-unit condominium with usage rates raising some eyebrows. Utilizing […]

3 Sustainability Office Tips For Earth Day 2018

As Earth Day 2018 approaches on Sunday April 22, 2018, it’s important to start considering how we can promote sustainability in the office, or the workplace. Most people spend a third of their weekday working from 9-5, and the environmental impacts we cause can seem out of our control. However, small habit changes in millions […]

ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager Scores Will Update in 2018

ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager scores may drop for your building due to new benchmarking data.   Building owners in the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager® program may see big changes to their building score after August 26, 2018. This is because the current benchmarking data uses a baseline from around 2003. Building performances have changed since […]

Accountability for Building Utility Usage: Management & Sustainability

Building owners and managers who are committed to managing utility consumption can eliminate inefficiencies and avoid problems with an approach we call Sustainability through Accountability. This concept drives accountability for building utility usage: managing costs, improving building performance, building tenant engagement and sustainable energy usage. It is about setting goals and providing tools that allow […]