Quantifying hidden savings without setting foot in the building.
- Energy consumption is excessive: 39% of US energy attributed to buildings
- Most buildings are “dumb” with limited sensors and controls
- Sub-metering, modeling, sensing, building management systems, physical audits are too costly and cumbersome
- The industry needs to gain virtual insight to savings
Quantify building characteristics and operations. How does my building perform?
Energy and cost savings opportunities.
How much will I save if I change the… ?
Population comparisons. How do I compare to other like buildings?
Building portfolio screening. Which buildings are best positioned for savings?
The MarketThe global market for commercial retrofits will grow ~9.2% annually through 2020
Global Market for ALL commercial building retrofits
Global Market for Small and Medium sized commercial building retrofits (SMCBs)
North American Market for SMCB retrofits
Estimated North American Market for Office and Retail SMCB retrofits
Kent State University
Roof and window replacement. EDIFES prediction of savings: $1,559 (6 month period). Actual savings achieved: $1,771 (6 month period). Roof replacement: R-value increase from 16 to 30Window replacement: R-value increase from 1 to 2
HVAC Reschedule. EDIFES prediction of savings: $1,150 (6 month period). Actual savings achieved: $1,096 (6 month period). Adjusted HVAC schedule to align with store hours, reducing HVAC run time by 15 hours per week.
REI Portfolio Screening
EDIFES portfolio screening results were compared to those from a time intensive EnergyPlus simulation that required significant data and information collection
How It Works?