19 Dec 2010 08:12:32
Energy Efficiency Software Growth
It is expected that energy efficiency software demand in the market will peak through years 2011 and 2012. In a recent evaluation by Verdantix, it was confirmed from a research that cuts across companies of today that can provide solutions. It is predicted that energy costs will go on as unpredictable, with greenhouse gas regulations continuously trickling down into the world of business, kaing sustainability a core issue for most of the board meetings that shall occur.
Finding ways to save energy and related costs is beyond trend. It is becoming very vital for business survival, which has long been just a lip service for most as merely an attempt for organizations to gain reputation as sustainable and green in business conduct.
This age provokes organizations to be more sophisticated in approaching sustainability needs, further looking into appropriate and responsive energy efficiency software that can achieve targets and goals in reduction. For such a long time, we have been relying much on accounting and budgeting software solutions which allowed us to track our monetary observations. It is about time that we shift our focus towards solutions that address energy problems.
With margins getting too tight and competition becoming greater, it would be difficult to determine growth based on sales. As this trend in business goes on, we have to make sure that we are able to cut down overheads and costs in the best way we can. Organizations which specialize in the development of software for energy efficiency declare that there is an increasing trend when it comes to interest in the products that they are developing. Many organizations that have a proactive approach in energy management also report that up to 15% savings would be achievable through a proactive monitoring of consumption and by understanding asset performance.
In the absence of a software that can help your organization monitor energy efficiency, thus determining and understanding your actual energy needs, energy savings might be far from reality. There are, however, some notable incentives which invites you to consider demand response programs or some of the tariffs, but in the absence of some important data, your organiZation might not get to avail of these benefits from energy
Customer satisfaction is of high importance in the retail store environment, though there can be high resistance to a proposed strategy that aims to save energy as such might have the tendency to "disrupt" the customer. Such could be some of the tangible fears, though such doubts can be confronted through equipping an organization's management team with essential data that can be useful for this end. With the use of energy efficiency software, some of the "what if" scenarios can be divulged, thus ensuring that decisions made shall be based on solid foundation and not just some haphazard guessing.