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Using Submetering Data For Efficiency And Operational Opportunities

Intellimeter Canada Inc.
Publication date:
October 27, 2021
Article Summary: 

In the blog post, submetering emerges as a pivotal tool for enhancing energy efficiency and operational insights within buildings. Submetering involves installing meters to monitor energy consumption in individual units or specific areas, providing detailed data that conventional building-wide meters cannot offer. This precise tracking capability allows stakeholders to pinpoint energy usage patterns and identify opportunities for optimization.

The benefits of submetering data are manifold. It enables the detection of inefficiencies in HVAC systems by comparing usage across different zones, thereby facilitating targeted improvements to heating and cooling operations. Moreover, it aids in identifying equipment that may require maintenance or replacement based on its energy consumption patterns. Submetering also serves as an early warning system for anomalies in energy use, such as leaks or abnormal consumption, prompting timely intervention to mitigate potential issues.

Beyond operational efficiencies, submetering data plays a crucial role in tenant billing, accurately reflecting individual usage and fostering transparency in billing practices. The blog post further advises on selecting the appropriate submetering system tailored to the building’s needs, considering factors like data accuracy, scalability, and integration capabilities with existing infrastructure.

By leveraging submetering data effectively, building managers and owners can not only reduce operational costs through energy savings but also enhance overall sustainability efforts and tenant satisfaction through informed decision-making and improved resource management.


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Source Citation: 
Intellimeter Canada Inc.
Using Submetering Data For Efficiency And Operational Opportunities
October 27, 2021
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