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16Nov2015

New Guide – Visual Energy Displays

We have created a new guide on the topic of Visual Energy Displays. A Visual Energy Display is a digital signage feedback mechanism involving smart metering, data aggregation and public screens. Energy data is automatically captured from meters and submeters in a building. The data is processed, analysed and aggregated, typically in a Building Energy
  • 16 Nov, 2015
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30Jul2014

Gurdon Institute saves a million kWh – and throws a party

Since 2011 the Gurdon Institute has piloted a journey to reduce energy intensity. One million kWh of saving later, along with an accolade of awards, they are throwing a party to celebrate. Something special has happened in the heart of the University of Cambridge. Through its Energy and Carbon Reduction Project (ECRP) and deployment of advanced
  • 30 Jul, 2014
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17Feb2014

18% reduction target at UMIC

The University of Manchester Incubator Company (UMIC) and Building Sustainability Ltd, the specialist energy management technology provider are commencing a 12 month energy reduction drive in the two buildings occupied by the high tech start up companies resident in the Grafton Road laboratories. The target is to reduce energy by 18% by working with the
  • 17 Feb, 2014
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16Dec2013

Energy and Carbon Reduction Project in the press

Sometimes the tools to slice spiralling electricity bills are at your fingertips. According to a University of Cambridge Pilot study saving energy through control systems can be as simple as altering human behaviour. BSL in action! http://content.yudu.com/A2kk4q/CIBSEdec13/resources/51.htm
  • 16 Dec, 2013
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16Dec2013

Download free guide on behaviour change

Running a behaviour change program is probably the most cost-effective measure for reducing energy consumption. We have prepared a guide with an introduction to Behaviour Change and Energy Management. It also describes what features the Workplace Footprint Tracker offer to assist you in creating a successful program for staff engagement. Use this link to download
  • 16 Dec, 2013
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11Oct2013

WFTInside: Count Me In!

Once people make a promise, particularly to themselves, they tend to keep it. Count Me In! allows building occupants to publicly commit to a pledge, however big or small it may be. Users of the Footprint Tracker can invite building occupants to pledge and change their energy consumption behaviour. Pledges are easily added from the
  • 11 Oct, 2013
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11Oct2013

WFTInside: Our Voice

Communication with the building occupants is crucial for a successful behaviour change program, not only so information is spread, but also because those who really knows what is happening in a building are those who use it. Our Voice is an information hub allowing all building occupants to participate in the behaviour change communication. The
  • 11 Oct, 2013
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09Oct2013

WFTInside: Digital Signage

Information at the point of consumption provides staff with the information they need to make better decisions on energy use. If they can see what happened “last night” or even “this morning” they can check which equipment is operational. Our information system has a content management system which enables an administrator to manage the content
  • 9 Oct, 2013
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09Oct2013

WFTInside: The Project Tool

Keeping track of the progress and results of all ongoing and completed projects is an important aspect for any information system for energy management and behaviour change. To follow up the Return on Investment (ROI) and to make your carbon reduction initiatives and behaviour change programs efficient and successful a dedicated project management tool promotes
  • 9 Oct, 2013
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