Energy Management is growing in importance with new systems continuing to push the limits for effective storage, management, allocation and efficiency of energy to buildings. Attend the free Energy Management Workshop and learn from experts as they share their knowledge on the future of the industry.
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Energy efficiency is a critical component of corporate strategies and needs to be on the agenda of all employees. With an increasing focus on sustainability and carbon footprints in the Boardroom, understanding energy consumption and effective energy management is no longer just about cost saving. It’s now about showing stakeholders that a company is being managed sustainably, both financially and environmentally.
The global push towards developing Net Zero Buildings (NZEB) has already begun – but the definition of NZEB remains unclear to many within the property sector. Terms such as ‘zero carbon’, ‘net zero energy’ and ‘zero energy’ are used interchangeably and yet all provide a different outcome.
Several significant challenges exist to achieving NZEB status including; local climate, property sub-sector (e.g. commercial, residential), available technology, delivery method and cost.
Discover what net zero means and the different approaches to achieving this along with trends, challenges, strategies and industry drivers using real examples.
Discover how TVNZ’s Auckland facility significantly reduced their power costs by integrating power quality reporting and energy management software into a centralized, real-time and user-friendly system. Following the installation of the Quasar automated load-management system, TVNZ was able to shift mains power supply to in-house generators during high-tariff periods to operate more efficiently. See how this automated technology could benefit your facility and cut your energy expenses.
Henry Cassin, Mercury Solar Business Development Manager, has been at the forefront of innovative solutions for customers over the last 10 years. He will provide an insight into what businesses should be considering today in designing and installing solar systems, including:
Solar economics – Lines Charges / Generation Costs / Self - Consumption
Solar technology – Panels / Batteries / Finance
Solar design – Grid tied / Battery Back-up / Off Grid
What is the Edge, what is driving it and how can we benefit by understanding the need for Edge infrastructure? Daniel Sargent a Vertiv veteran for over 14 years will discuss some of the marketing trends relating to #Edge computing and will discuss why the CIO is having to change their thinking around strategic investments in on-premise critical infrastructure.
The revolution of electric vehicles is here. Before the huge influx of electric vehicles hits, learn what’s required for large scale infrastructures, carparks and EV charging to start planning for the future, now. See how you can easily track compliance paperwork from electricians and gas fitters with a free iCert system, ideal for facility managers, maintenance managers, property owners and more.
Using Digital Engineering or Building Information Modelling (BIM) helps businesses get a return on their capital by enabling them to monitor and assess the performance of their facility from energy usage through to operational efficiency, before it is built. Digital technology expert and Wellington Associate at Warren and Mahoney, Jason Howden explains how BIM technology enhances energy efficiency of buildings through real-time analytics and its sustainability by measuring embodied carbon.
Discover how you can measure and continually improve upon your buildings' operational impacts with NZGBC's 'Green Star - Performance', a tool that assesses the operational performance of all types of existing buildings across nine holistic impact categories.
Since the introduction of Green Star in 2007, the NZGBC has been successful in certifying over 130 new building and fit-out projects in New Zealand. Whilst this is an outstanding achievement, the NZGBC is now focusing its sights on improving the existing building market.
Learn how to extend the lifecycle of equipment and reduce energy costs with AUT's HVAC Maintenance Manager, Raymond Koole. See a case study on how Blygold's refurbishment treatment on HVAC equipment and coils at AUT improved the efficiency and performance of the systems while also assisting in adding to the lifecycle of the equipment by preventing corrosion.
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