The starting point for energy management is data and the most successful and efficient energy management strategy is to ensure that it is built on a foundation of good quality data. Good quality data is crucial for your business. It is the key to compliance, streamlined budgeting, and surpassing carbon reduction targets. It also provides ultimate portfolio transparency in the mission to drive down consumption.
To facilitate the most accurate monitoring, targeting and reporting of energy and consumption, we believe that quality data needs to have the following attributes:
So first, identify what data you have. As yourself:
If you get to the bottom of these key areas, you are en route to achieving a solid and high-quality database. This can provide:
Data is one of the most valuable resources an organisation owns and is the basis of all energy management work. By following our four key attributes, ensuring your data is accurate, complete, consistent and timely, you can be assured you will have the framework in place to build your energy strategy upon.
If you would like advice on setting up a high-quality database, managing your data, data gap-filling or trend analysis for your organisation, contact us today or call us on 01908 690018.