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A few weeks ago I wrote about the need for better business cases for energy efficiency projects. More and more it seems that one of the most effective ways of building better business cases is to identify and value non-energy benefits (NEBs). NEBs are all those benefits that come from an efficiency project that are not energy related, they can include (amongst many others);…read full article
This ICP Project Development Specification (PDS) represents a comprehensive resource designed for project specialists, third-party Quality Assurance Assessors, and investors to ensure that projects are developed in full compliance with the ICP Protocols. This document provides essential information about the protocol’s requirements, best practices, quality management tasks, and references to…read full business practice
Steklarna Hrastnik Company is the leading glass products manufacturer in Slovenia.
The company has a strong environmental regulation compliance strategy and is dedicated to optimizing and reducing energy consumption. To comply with European energy regulation and meet the energy consumption reduction target, Steklarna Hrastnik decided to carry out an energy management project.
The project…read full business practice
Salonit Anhovo is the leading cement manufacturer in Slovenia. As an environmentally and energy-friendly company, Salonit decided to carry out an energy management project. The project included an introduction to energy management systems and energy optimization in cement manufacturing. It is a large industrial area and LoRaWAN communication was the only suitable alternative to the classical wired…read full business practice
SIJ Metal Ravne is one of the biggest steel companies in Europe. The company decided to run an energy management project with the following purposes: 1- Monitor and analyze real-time energy consumption, 2- Define and analyze key energy efficiency indicators, 3- Implement an energy management system, 4- Develop benchmarking and methodology for savings calculations (IJS), 5- Introduce an energy…read full business practice
Pivovarna Laško, a brewery company, started thinking about introducing an energy management system when energy prices started drastically surging in Slovenia. A pre-investment study ncompassed a description and documentation of the existing condition and the proposed solution for the electric energy and all other energy sources (gas, steam, compressed air, technological water, CO2, cooling). The…read full business practice
Activities of BTC are covering three main pillars: real estate leasing, integrated real estate management and logistics. BTC decided to run an energy management project with the purpose of implementing advanced energy management solutions. The main objectives of the project were: 1- to gain remote control of energy consumption, 2- implementation of an alarm system, 3- definition and analyses of…read full business practice
Spar Slovenia is a part of the multinational retail chain. The company decided to run an energy management project with the purpose of implementing a comprehensive energy management solution to: 1- Monitor and analyze real-time energy consumption, 2- Define and analyze key energy efficiency indicators, and 3- Implement an energy accounting systemread full business practice
The Vinzenz Group is one of the largest private providers of care facilities in Austria. To comply with European Energy Efficiency Regulations and to meet energy consumption reduction targets, the Vinzenz Group decided to carry out an energy management project. Main objectives were: 1- Unified energy management system to monitor, accumulate and analyse energy consumption data for all the…read full business practice
The Debeli Rtič Youth Health and Summer Resort is a hotel complex managed by the Slovenian Red Cross. The complex was built in 1956 and remodelled in 2016. During the energy renovation process of the complex, they ordered an energy use monitoring and management system. Main challenge: The distances between individual meters and the position of the building made wired communication unsuitable.read full business practice