How much could you save with renewable energy?
Peak oil and insecurity of fossil fuel supplies are factors that exert ever upwards pressure on the price we pay for our energy. With energy costs representing an increasing proportion of property overheads the imperative for building owners and managers to reduce the demand for energy has never been greater. With a lifetime of experience in the design of building services systems Better Energy consultants are ideally placed to provide professional and independent advice on how best to reduce energy costs.
OUR SERVICESâ€Ś BSS listed energy efficiency consultants Energy benchmarking & auditing Renewable energy investigations Cogeneration studies Digital thermography Air tightness testing
Principal consultant: Michael Glanfield MIE T CONTACT: 7 Heather Lane Douglas Isle of Man IM2 7EF t m
â€œindependent expertise... ...energy saving solutionsâ€?
“sustainable energy saving solutions for you & the environment… ...bearing down on energy costs” AI R TI GHTNESS TEST ING
RENEWABLE ENERG Y & COGENERATI ON
Air tightness testing is a means to quantify the extent to which
Better Energy consultants can investigate the potential for introducing
buildings 'leak' air through their envelopes. Air leakage is a vehicle for
renewable forms of energy that may include solar, wind, biomass,
energy wastage, resulting in increased loads placed on the space
hydrogen fuel cells, heat pumps, geothermal and hydro.
CASE STUDI ES HANSARD GLOBAL PLC Better Energy consultants were
heating and/or cooling systems by the constant uncontrolled flow of
Cogeneration is a means for building
air through the building fabric.
operators to more efficiently utilise
Better Energy consultants possess the expertise to carry out the
available energy sources and thereby
‘speculative’ commercial office
procedure and to recommend remedial measures that deal with
reduce the overall demand for energy.
unwanted infiltration thereby saving money on energy bills and
Each site is considered individually and
improving the comfort of occupants.
a report will highlight the potential for
overheating problems and high energy
commissioned to investigate the potential for saving energy in a six storey
Poor ventilation combined with intensive use of computers gave rise to
A range of energy saving measures were
“flexible solutions... ...driving down energy costs”
BUSI NESS SUP PORT SCHEME Better Energy are listed environmental efficiency
recommended that offered to achieve potential savings on existing bills of approximately 33%.
PALACE HOTEL & CASINO
consultants with the Isle of Man Government
Better Energy consultants were
‘Business Support Scheme’.
commissioned to audit the energy profile
DI GI TAL THERMO GRAPHY
Eligible projects may receive grant assistance of
Defective insulation, doors, windows and other building penetrations
50% towards the cost of implementing energy saving measures (conditions apply).
of a Premier 4 star Business & Leisure Hotel.
can seriously undermine the energy performance of a property. Digital
The Hotel features 136 guestrooms, 2
imaging techniques have been developed to identify the problem areas
restaurants, 4 bars, conference facilities,
of a building and diagnose where the energy is escaping. Better Energy consultants possess the necessary skills to interpret the results of the
ENERGY BENCHMAR KI NG & AUDI TI NG
The energy rating for your building compared with benchmark values will be a starting point to gauge
r e c o m m e n d
how well your building measures up in the energy performance league table. A poor rating will
measures that will
leisure pool & gymnasium. Operational areas that were given special attention were improving the efficiency of the existing cogeneration installation, the commercial kitchen and the indoor heated swimming pool. Air conditioning, mechanical ventilation
indicate that energy is being wasted.
help save money on
and artificial lighting loads offered the
An audit report shall highlight the recommended energy saving
greatest potential for saving on Hotel
measures and the potential for saving on energy bills and carbon
improve the comfort
of building users.
All we need to get started are copies of the previous 12 months energy bills and the floor plan of the building.
“energy costs & carbon emissions go hand in hand… ...let us help you save on both”
energy bills and reducing carbon emissions.