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The Key to Successful Energy Management

Our Managing Director, Phil Warren, shares some thoughts on his time in the Energy Management industry.   Integrating Smart Building Technology I have spent 25 years of my career working in…

Integrating Smart Building Technology

Buyer beware – the marketplace for building automation, smart building, and building technology is evolving quickly and is full of new technologies, complicated integration and snazzy buzzwords. It is so…

The Heat Networks (Metering & Billing) Regulations – Action Required in 2021

What are the Heat Networks (Metering & Billing) Regulations? The Heat Networks (Metering & Billing) Regulations – ‘HNMBR’ – were introduced in 2014 to drive energy efficiency and carbon reduction…

BEIS Release New Net Zero Whitepaper

The news of a new lockdown at the beginning of the year may have led some businesses to believe that there would be a pause on new policy development around…

ETS Careers: Database Developer

We are seeking a Database Developer to join our Data Science team, which is based in peaceful countryside on the outskirts of Bristol (although we are currently home-working where possible).

Exeed Certified Grant Scheme

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) have recently launched the EXEED (Excellence in Energy Efficient Design) Certified Grant Scheme. The grant scheme provides up to 50% grant funding for…

The Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme

Launched by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme is a £1bn fund designed to encourage green growth across the public sector…

Don’t Forget About SECR!

As businesses fight to ensure that any short-term recovery from the first wave of COVID are sustained, and as the UK officially enters a second wave and uncertainty abounds about…

The Future of Offices

The role of the office is changing. Over recent times, we’ve seen a rapid shift in how businesses across all sectors operate. Due to Covid-19, more people than ever are…

A Green Economic Recovery – The Built Environment, Net Zero and Data

Will it be different this time around? For those of us that have worked in the built environment sustainability sector for some time, it could feel as if we’ve been…

The Tension between Indoor Air Quality and Energy Management

The Predicament It is perhaps more than slightly repetitive to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a level of disruption to lives and business across the globe that hasn’t…

Case Study: Circle K – 26% Annual Energy Savings Achieved

For the past twenty years, Energy and Technical Services’ clients have been availing of our extensive energy cost saving and building services experience within the multi-site retail and commercial sectors…

Controlling Building Energy Costs in Properties with Variable Occupancy

As the NFL’s Michael Lombardi often says: “Before you tell me what you think….. tell me what you know, and tell me what you don’t know!” – although…

Reactivating Buildings: COVID-19 Implications for Building Services Equipment

As we navigate these highly challenging times for all sectors of the economy, businesses are looking to the prospect of staff returning to the office environment, and how the risks…

Temporary Building Shutdowns: An Energy Management Perspective

In these difficult times, businesses are being forced to adapt and adjust their day-to-day strategies. For some, this involves making temporary staffing arrangements and adjustments to how they operate their…

Improving Energy Performance in the Retail Sector

John Kane is the Business Unit Director at Energy & Technical Services Ireland. Since becoming actively involved in the energy management sector over 15 years ago, I have witnessed firsthand…

Net Positive Buildings and Developments

It is true to say that traditionally there has often been conflict between the process of building development and environmental protection. Historically, the development process paid relatively little heed to…

The Future of Energy Data and Analytics

There is perhaps no single aspect of energy management more important than energy data and analytics. In many ways, the energy performance of your buildings is directly tied to how…

Understanding What the Net Zero Carbon Building Agenda Means for UK Businesses

In 2016, the Paris Climate Agreement came into force, with the aim to bring all nations together to undertake efforts to combat climate change and reduce its most damaging effects;…

Measuring Energy Consumption

For many people, the beginning is the time of year for resolutions and target-setting. So what better time to consider how we measure how well we are doing? As energy…

Troubleshooting HVAC Issues in New and Old Buildings

HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) issues are common across buildings new and old. Even where new buildings are designed with high-level performance credentials in mind, such as BREEAM ‘Outstanding’…

Reducing Your Building or Multi-Site Energy Consumption

More and more, reducing energy consumption is becoming a key focus for organisations across all sectors. The benefits of investing resources in this area are numerous – not only is…

Modern Challenges for Facilities Management

In recent years, we have seen significant shifts in how companies approach facilities management. There has been a broad transition towards data-led strategies, reflecting how businesses have access to more…

Dilemmas of a Building Energy Manager

The Challenges of a Building Energy Manager The obstacles faced by building energy managers are constantly evolving. This is primarily because energy management challenges are always changing, meaning that managers…

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