Category Archives: Adding Value

Customized energy profile reports

Meazon offers customized energy profile reports to suit the needs of every energy manager. Understanding the type and amounts of energy consumed by various systems within a building is fundamental in creating an energy policy and driving consumption down. The patterns (or profiles) of energy usage can uncover inefficiencies in the operations of the building,…
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Zero-energy building implementation strategies and follow up

Zero-energy building strategies can be implemeted using advanced energy submeters and analytics. Buildings have a significant impact on energy use and the environment. Commercial and residential buildings use almost 40% of the primary energy worldwide. The energy used by the building sector will continue to increase, unless they can be designed to maximum energy efficiency standards…
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Energy monitoring in geographically distributed properties

Meazon’s new energy monitoring dashboard can provide functionality to solve issues raised by geographically distributed properties. A large number of real estate firms as well as Energy Services Companies (ESCOs) are managing multiple clients and their buildings simultaneously. Their portfolio of buildings can be geographically dispersed within a city, region and country or even between…
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Demand-side response and the benefits for utilities

Electricity demand and supply both fluctuate throughout a day or season. Some fluctuations are predicted, such as a peak in demand in certain hours, while others are unpredicted. Historically, the balancing of this effect was performed by increasing or decreasing the output of power plants. This often requires large investments in capital-intensive facilities (generators, frequency regulators etc) that…
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Energy billing made easy

Buildings tenants energy billing Traditional building tenant recharging has long been a challenge for landlords and property agents. Calculation of electricity usage was made in an inaccurate manner usually resulting in an unfair way of allocating the tenant's electricity share. Tenant recharge methods like 'Gross Lease' proved inefficient in recovering costs fully and accurately. In…
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Energy retrofits in buildings and the impacts of smart submeters

In the new real estate arena, green energy retrofitting is the most significant activity going on today. During the current downturn, the slow pace of new builts has given energy retrofits a great boost keeping the real estate industry afloat while maintaining employment for thousands of people. Considering new builts represent only 3% of the…
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