BOSTON and CAMBRIDGE, England, March 18, 2008 – Energy Optimizers Limited (EOL) has developed a ZigBee-based plug-in electricity meter that can help companies and households shave hundreds to thousands of dollars off their electricity bills. The U.K. company’s device, called the plogg, allows building-owners to monitor how much electricity is being used by individual appliances and electronic devices so that energy efficiency can be improved. Recent studies by the British government and the Carbon Trust show that people can save 5% to 15% of the electricity they use by using smart meters to manage energy demands.
Retrieving every last bit of performance from the system while stopping short of the surge line is no small feat. Dig into sizing, tower selection, chilled water loads and stability, and condenser water management to leave no efficiency stone unturned. Read more in April issue