TAG: Commercial buildings

Budderfly Offers Enterprise Energy Management

Budderfly Offers Enterprise Energy Management

Being able to measure the energy use in a commercial building or business environment can lead to less waste and smarter use, and thereby lower the operating costs, but without an enterprise-wide solution, it can be difficult to determine exactly what and when the individual demands for electricity are, in order to best manage them. One solution is Budderfly, a cloud-based energy management system that the company refers to as being “like bringing the smart grid into your enterprise, all without modifying your existing wires.” Budderfly was designed to help businesses and building managers measure, manage, and control their energy… read more

Small Buildings Present Energy Efficiency Opportunities

Small Buildings Present Energy Efficiency Opportunities

While some developers and builders focus on putting up new energy-efficient buildings, there’s a lot to be said for using an existing asset, such as an older building, and retrofitting it for energy efficiency. About 30 billion dollars worth each year, to be precise. According to a new study, taking advantage of energy efficiency opportunities in small commercial buildings could yield $30 billion in savings each year, which would not only reduce their environmental footprint, but would also help to strengthen the bottom line for those businesses. Small buildings (structures under 50,000 square feet) make up some 95% of all… read more