Thursday, 21 February 2013

Big data is the key to unlocking big gains in energy productivity

Big Data will allow energy productivity gains, called for by President +Barack Obama, to be achieved more easily. And, that applies as much to the new, already efficient buildings, as to existing ones where the biggest impact would be felt if they're made more energy efficient.

At present, US and Canada, use almost double the amount of energy per capita, compared to Germany and Japan - 83,561 and 86,101 kWh respectively, vs 46,702kWh (Germany) and 45, 477kWh (Japan).

WebMeter is a device that can monitor data from up to 36 circuits in a building's circuit board. And, it's main difference is cost - 1/10 compared to other monitoring technologies.

Full article by Tyler Hamilton can be accessed here.