September 16, 2016 - Enistic, designer and manufacturer of energy meters and monitors, has revealed the latest version of its energy management software, Plato. With over 120 new features, Enistic says Plato v.7 includes an improved user interface, better help and support functionality, as well more tools and reports.
May 30, 2016 - The egridManage web-based dashboard and notification service from Ontario-based egridSmart alerts your energy management team “days in advance of an imminent peak event, enabling the accurate scheduling of a reduction in electricity use down to a single hour.”
July 22, 2015 - Blue Line Innovations is now offering EnergyCloud, a web-based energy portal and mobile app. This is the latest offering for users of the PowerCost monitor to understand their electricity usage through a platform that collects electricity readings from connected homes via the PowerCost Wi-Fi Bridge device.
June 12, 2014 - Schneider Electric says it has debuted the free HVAC/R Calculator Application (App) to help facility managers, building owners and service contractors reduce energy consumption in their facilities while using their existing air conditioning and refreigeration equipment. The app is the first of its kind, says the company, and comes integrated with Schneider’s Condenser Fan Pak, a packaged plug-and-play retrofit solution for air-cooled chillers that claims to reduce energy consumption by up to 30%. By entering the geographic location of the chiller, costs per kWh, equipment run-time and chiller tonnage, the calculator generates a tablet view and produces a PDF report showing estimated annual energy savings potential. The report can then be saved and shared via the email tab.
March 12, 2014 - Noesis Energy has launched the latest version of Noesis Pro, its suite of energy efficiency software tools for commercial and industrial efficiency project developers. According to the company, the Noesis Pro V2.0 gives users the tools and the process to quickly identify and win more projects, and minimize the time wasted doing audits and other legwork, which “too often goes unrewarded”. With the Project Savings Estimator and Finance Estimator, users can assess a building owner’s level of interest in a project by providing one-page estimates on potential project savings and cash flow analysis using third-party financing.
December 11, 2013 - Blue Line Innovations has introduced a cloud-based solution that enables consumers to use their mobile device to see how much energy each of their appliances are using in real-time. The solution also includes a Wi-Fi Bridge appliance, which allows consumers who have Blue Line’s PowerCost Monitor—a home energy display—to view and manage their own household energy usage data through various free online and smart phone application partners. Main capabilities of the solution include: alerts when user is consuming energy at peak times/rates; electricity usage by key appliances; and benchmarking to allow users to compare energy savings with others.
November 26, 2013 - A software application created by the U.S. Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) could improve the efficiency of commercial buildings by allowing occupants to interact with buildings more directly.
October 15, 2013 - Atlas Copco Compressors has launched a new Kiosk app for tablets and desktop computers, promising to provide users with easy access to interactive product leaflets and an innovative energy savings calculator tool. Free to download for Apple iOS and Android tablets, as well as PC/Mac computers, the Kiosk app and calculator tool enables users to discover potential energy savings offered by Atlas Copco’s new generation of GA 7-15 kW VSD+ compressors. By indicating current energy costs per kWh, users can find out how much energy and money can be saved by switching from a traditional fixed speed compressor to a GA VSD+ compressor—about 50%, says the company.
September 11, 2013 - The energy measurement and savings website Noesis Energy has launched Noesis Pro Project Services, which aims to accelerate the approval and funding of energy projects by combining front- and back-office delivery tools with assistance and expertise in the preparation of proposals, and the validation of supporting financial analysis.
August 6, 2013 - Energy Manager has learned an updated version of the RETScreen Software Suite was released today, with improvements that include:• Increased performance for Microsoft Excel 2013• Updated worldwide greenhouse gas emission factors• 1500+ data added to the global benchmark database• 400+ new products added to the product database• Increased speed of RETScreen Plus• Bug fixesRETScreen Suite was developed in collaboration with the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) and the NASA Langley Research Center. There are now more than 380,000 RETScreen users in 222 countries, where the software has been directly responsible for over $8 billion in user savings to-date.
December 18, 2012 - An updated version of the RETScreen Software Suite is now available, claiming: enhanced saving capabilities (e.g. with 64-bit systems); improved compatibility with different regional settings and number formats; flexible importing capabilities; and bug fixes for a number of minor items in the software (e.g. wind power and energy curves, group by filter). RETScreen Suite integrates the RETScreen 4 clean energy project analysis software and the RETScreen Plus energy management software. CLICK HERE TO WATCH OUR VIDEO on this Canadian-made energy efficiency tool.RETSCREEN
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