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Nexus Series – F.A.Q. Answered!

Posted on January 24th, 2018 by Electro Industries

Today, we will be answering some frequently asked questions about our Nexus Series. If you feel like we missed anything in our answers below, please reach out to our support for any help at all at: 866-928-7908 or email us at: support@electroind.com. How can I communicate with the Nexus 1250 meter? The Nexus 1250 meter has […]

How Should I Bill My Tenants for Power?

Posted on May 2nd, 2017 by Electro Industries

If you rent out residential or commercial property, you’ve probably wondered how to bill your tenants for the energy they consume. This is usually handled in one of two ways: square footage based billing and fair billing. Square Footage-Based Billing This simple practice consists of billing your tenants proportionately based on the square footage of […]

Why Should Hospitals Care About Energy Management?

Posted on April 26th, 2017 by Electro Industries

When it comes to energy, few types of facilities use more of it than hospitals and healthcare agencies. It is estimated that the average 200,000-square-foot, 50-bed hospital spends more than $680,000 on energy every year. Combined, healthcare facilities across the country spend roughly $6.5 billion on energy each year, and that number is constantly rising […]

How Energy Suppliers Can Benefit from Power Monitoring Equipment

Posted on March 15th, 2017 by Electro Industries

We all know how energy consumers can benefit from power monitoring equipment; reduced energy consumption, operating costs, and environmental impact are all common reasons why businesses around the world choose to invest in it. But what you may not know is that power monitoring equipment can also help energy suppliers operate more efficiently. Here’s how: Improved […]

Top 5 Ways Shopping Malls Can Cut Energy Costs

Posted on January 31st, 2017 by Electro Industries

  Take a look around any shopping mall and you will see an assortment of lights, escalators, electronic signage, charging stations, and other devices that consume more energy than you can imagine. It should come to as surprise that malls consume a ton of energy – up to 650 kWh per square meter each year. […]

5 Energy Saving Tips for Data Centers

Posted on January 5th, 2017 by Electro Industries

Did you know that data centers can use up to 200% more energy than normal office spaces? Fortunately, there is a silver lining to this shocking statistic: higher energy consumption means more room for improvement. Just follow these tips from the energy management experts at Electro Industries, and you will slash your data center’s operating […]

Different Types of Energy Benchmarking

Posted on November 10th, 2016 by Electro Industries

When it comes to energy management analysis, one of the most useful tools at your disposal is benchmarking – comparing the energy consumption data from your facility to an outside source. Benchmarking provides you with a baseline number so you can see how you stack up against other businesses. While it is an incredibly useful tool, […]

5 Telltale Signs That Your Business Needs to Invest in an Energy Management System

Posted on October 14th, 2016 by Electro Industries

If you want to improve corporate sustainability and cut back on your energy usage, an energy management system is a necessity. Energy management systems, also known as EMS, track your energy usage in real-time and provide you with useful insights to consumption patterns. Here are five telltale signs that your business needs to invest in […]

3 Investments That Offer a Significant ROI for Your Business

Posted on September 13th, 2016 by Electro Industries

As a business owner, nothing is more important than your bottom line. Every dollar that you spend on your company needs to offer some sort of return on your investment, or ROI. Luckily, there are three products and services that have proven time and time again that they are worth the money. Here are three […]

Where Are Schools Consuming the Most Energy?

Posted on September 8th, 2016 by Electro Industries

According to Energy Star, educational facilities in the United States spend more than $14 billion on energy every year. They also estimate that as much of 30% (or $4.2 billion) of this energy is not being used efficiently. This is because the average school building is 42-years old and not designed to meet today’s modern […]

Why All Property Managers Should Submeter Their Tenants’ Spaces

Posted on September 6th, 2016 by Electro Industries

Most property managers use one of two methods to determine their tenants’ energy costs: square footage-based billing, or submetering. Square footage-based billing is simple: take the total amount of energy that was consumed during the previous billing cycle, and divide it amongst all of your tenants. Each tenant’s individual bill is directly proportional to the […]

5 Common Problems all Energy Managers Face

Posted on September 2nd, 2016 by Electro Industries

Being an energy manager isn’t easy, and these five problems make the job even harder: Problem 1: Sorting through data. Lots of information is available to you as an energy manager; it can be difficult to sort through it all and figure out what is useful, and what isn’t. Problem 2: Communicating with people outside […]

Is Your Business Keeping Track of These Energy KPIs?

Posted on August 30th, 2016 by Electro Industries

Every business has multiple key performance indicators (KPIs) they are closely keeping an eye on. These usually include metrics such as operating costs, profit margin, market share, and customer acquisition cost. However, for every one metric you are measuring, there are probably several that you aren’t, but should be. Here are three prime examples of […]

Where Are Hospitals Using the Most Energy?

Posted on August 12th, 2016 by Electro Industries

When it comes to energy, few types of facilities use more of it than hospitals and healthcare agencies. In fact, the average 200,000-square-foot, 50-bed hospital spends more than $680,000 on energy every year. Combined, American healthcare facilities are spending more than $6.5 billion annually on electricity, gas, and other energy sources. So, what is this […]

Must-Have Power Monitoring Equipment for Restaurants

Posted on July 7th, 2016 by Electro Industries

It’s no secret that owning a successful restaurant is a difficult task. Besides the high level of competition in the industry, restaurant owners also have to deal with high energy costs that eat into their already-slim profit margins. In fact, restaurants in the United States consume nearly 3 quadrillion BTUs of major fuel per year, […]

5 Secrets to Slash Your Commercial Cooling Costs

Posted on July 1st, 2016 by Electro Industries

Summer is officially in full swing – and so are the high energy bills. Slash your cooling costs without sacrificing your comfort with these five secrets from Electro Industries: Change your air filter. A dirty air filter is the number one cause of air conditioner breakdowns and spikes in energy consumption. Make sure you routinely […]

Must-Have Power Monitoring Equipment for Shopping Malls

Posted on May 12th, 2016 by Electro Industries

Few types of facilities have a higher energy demand than shopping malls, and it’s easy to see why. The enhanced lighting in retail stores, electronic signage, and all that space to heat and cool can quickly run up a utility bill. With these high energy costs, shopping mall owners and managers across the world are […]

Electro Industries Client Success Stories – Part II

Posted on May 10th, 2016 by Electro Industries

Committing to an energy management initiative is no small task. Significant time and company resources are required to implement a power monitoring system, and everyone needs to be actively involved during the on-boarding process. For these reasons, it is crucial that you find the right company to supply you with your power monitoring instruments – […]

Electro Industries Client Success Stories: Part I

Posted on April 14th, 2016 by Electro Industries

Committing to an energy management initiative is no small task. Significant time and company resources are required to implement a power monitoring system, and everyone needs to be actively involved during the on-boarding process. For these reasons, it is crucial that you find the right company to supply you with your power monitoring instruments – […]

Must-Have Power Monitoring Equipment for Schools and Universities

Posted on April 4th, 2016 by Electro Industries

If you have ever stepped foot on a college campus, you can only imagine how much energy it takes to operate. The classrooms, dormitories, common areas, dining halls, and computer labs all require immense amounts of energy to stay running. According to Energy Star, educational facilities in the United States spend over $14 billion on […]

How Can Data Centers Benefit from an Energy Management System?

Posted on March 28th, 2016 by Electro Industries

If you own, work for, or have ever seen a data center, you can imagine how much energy it takes to keep one running. The NRDC estimates that data centers consumed 91 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity in 2013 alone. That is equivalent to the annual output of over 30 large power plants. This number is […]

Must-Have Power Monitoring Equipment for Hospitals & Healthcare Facilities

Posted on March 10th, 2016 by Electro Industries

Between the lights, kitchen, office equipment, heating and cooling, and high-tech medical instruments, it’s easy to see how hospitals have problems controlling their energy costs. In fact, Energy Star estimates that healthcare facilities in the United States spend more than $6.5 billion on energy each year, and that number is only expected to grow. With […]

3 Reasons Property Owners Should Submeter Their Buildings

Posted on March 1st, 2016 by Electro Industries

Submetering has become an increasingly popular practice in multi-family buildings, but it is still underutilized. When you submeter your building, everyone wins, from the property owner all the way down to the tenants that live there. Here are just three of the many reasons to consider submetering your property. Save Money, Energy, and the Environment […]

Common Problems Faced By Healthcare Facilities

Posted on January 25th, 2016 by Electro Industries

We work with several hospitals, nursing homes, and other healthcare facilities across the world. Here is what they say their most common problems are, as well as proposed solutions. Problem #1: Patient health and safety. The main goal of hospitals is to have all of their patients leave healthy, but unfortunately that is not always […]

3 Ways Property Managers Can Benefit From Tenant Submetering

Posted on December 28th, 2015 by Electro Industries

Landlords: what if we told you that you could make a tax-deductible investment that increased your property value, reduced operating costs, and completely eliminated a major uncontrollable expense? Sounds like a cheesy infomercial, right? Actually, it’s submetering. Traditionally, utility companies use master meters to measure how much electricity, water, and gas is delivered to a […]

How Shopping Malls Can Benefit From Power Monitoring Systems

Posted on December 17th, 2015 by Electro Industries

Between enhanced lighting in the retail stores, giant electrical displays, and space heating and cooling, shopping malls have a very high energy demand. With the cost of energy on the rise, no one can afford to be paying for power that isn’t used efficiently. If you are a property owner or manager of a retail […]

Who Can Benefit From An Energy Management System?

Posted on December 9th, 2015 by Electro Industries

Implementing an energy management system at your business can help you reduce your carbon footprint, while saving money in the process. If you are unfamiliar with the term, an “energy management system” uses a series of computer-aided tools used to monitor, control, and optimize energy generation or consumption. Yes, energy providers and consumers alike can […]

How Our Power Meters Can Help Factories

Posted on December 1st, 2015 by Electro Industries

According the U.S. Department of Energy, factories and industrial plants account for one-third of the country’s energy use, costing more than $200 billion each year. They believe that by simply limiting energy waste, factories can reduce their power consumption by up to 20% – equivalent to 40 billion dollars in savings. Who can afford to […]

How Our Products Can Help Multi-Use Residential Buildings

Posted on November 20th, 2015 by Electro Industries

Between the high costs of energy and the government initiatives available for saving energy, it is no wonder why multi-unit residential buildings across the country are making an effort to reduce their consumption. Before energy usage can be reduced, however, it is necessary to gather data about your current consumption levels. This is where metering […]

How Submeters Can Reduce Your Business’s Operating Costs

Posted on November 6th, 2015 by Electro Industries

As a decision maker at your business, you are always looking for ways to increase your profit margin. This can be accomplished in one of two ways: increase your selling price, or reduce your operating costs. As you can imagine, most customers don’t respond well to price increases, which is why many companies choose the […]

How Our Power Meters Can Help Multi-Use Commercial Buildings

Posted on October 16th, 2015 by Electro Industries

The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that one-fifth of the energy consumed in the United States is used by commercial buildings. They also estimate that up to 20% of this energy is wasted due to inefficiencies. Imagine being able to reduce, or even eliminate this wasted energy – the cost savings would be huge! In […]

How Our Products Can Help Improve Medical Facilities

Posted on October 1st, 2015 by Electro Industries

According to Energy Star, United States healthcare facilities spend over $6.5 billion on energy costs every year! This includes hospitals, urgent care centers, nursing homes, and elder-care facilities, and this number is expected to keep growing. If you are in charge of running a healthcare facility, do you know how much energy you are using? […]

How Our Energy Management Systems Can Help Data Centers

Posted on August 31st, 2015 by Electro Industries

If you help run a data center, you are likely aware of the high energy levels needed to keep everything running smoothly. According to the Federal Energy Management Program, the average data center requires 200% more energy to operate than a normal office space. Most of this energy goes to cooling equipment, server load, and […]

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