As part of our on-going service commitment, we also provide valuable resources for our customers’ energy projects, tips on improving energy efficiency as well as industry and regulatory information.
IESO Keys to Managing Energy
By understanding how and when your facility uses electricity, you will be able to discover opportunities to cut costs and boost profits. You will also be able to tell your customers and community that your business is using electricity wisely. Read more about managing energy with IESO.
ISO 50001 will establish a framework for industrial plants ; commercial, institutional, and governmental facilities ; and entire organizations to manage energy. Targeting broad applicability across national economic sectors, it is estimated that the standard could influence up to 60 % of the world’s energy use. Read More about the ISO 50001.
OMAFRA Energy Efficiency for Food Processing Sector
Food plant design creates invisible costs. Learning how to find these hidden costs is what sustainability is all about. This helpful OMAFRA resource center suggests a ways to reduce processing costs as you learn, enables your plant to join green marketing opportunities, and teaches methods on how to manage your environmental footprint. Read more about at the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food.
Advanced Energy Design Guide for K-12 Schools
ASHRAE design guidelines for achieving 30% energy reduction in schools. Section AS1 on page 151 addresses specifications for achieving efficient power distribution.
Specification of Energy-Efficient Transformers.
Energy-efficient transformers should be specified using DOE’s CSL-3 Standard as the basis. Specifications must include maximum no-load losses for specified transformers sizes and percent efficiency at 16.7% loading. A statement should be included in the specifications that requires the bid submission to include test data for the transformers being provided. Read more about the Advanced Energy Design Guide for Schools.