Surface World May 2018 Surface World May 2018 - Page 62

1. Know your consumption – being able to know how much energy you consume and when is key to reducing it. The most ideal information to have is half hourly consumption data so that patterns can be easily spotted and issues such as excessive night-time usage resolved. 2. Exhibit some control – most buildings have control systems for their heating and hot water (as well as other systems on larger buildings), which are under-used. With the timing, set po