Industrial Energy Management
Industrial Energy Management
The advancing climate change requires a sustainable use of our “primary” resource, i.e. energy. In addition, a large majority of end users demand that companies manufacture their products in a socially and environmentally responsible manner. If you want to know the extent of your energy costs as well as your own CO2 footprint and what are significant contributing factors in your company, it is sensible to rely on industrial energy management. Industrial energy management enables climate-neutral and cost-effective management at the same time – for long-term security and a sustainable future!
If a country wants to effectively reduce its carbon dioxide emissions and comply with internationally agreed climate targets, it must transform its energy system in a sustainable and future-proof manner.
The economical use of energy in companies can make a significant contribution to energy security and to global climate protection. The energy factor constitutes an increasingly important item in the balance sheets of the manufacturing industry. The costs for electric energy, water, gas, heating or compressed air can have a significant impact on a company’s value chain.
A better transparency of costs helps to increase energy efficiency in manufacturing industries and properties – both economically and ecologically -, while simultaneously reducing production and building costs.
Our Solution for You
- Modern Energy Management 4.0
More than just metering, analysis, evaluation and reports – our intelligent energy management system EFFICIO enables the integration of the complete energy and environment management process in ONE SINGLE software in a unique and highly efficient manner – from developing a strategy through to its implementation and evaluation.
- Precise Metering and Communication Technology
As a basis for valid energy data logging, EFFICIO integrates a wide range of sensors, network analysers and energy meters for electricity and pipe-bound media. Suitable measurement technology is available for a wide range of measurement tasks in various designs, e.g. with M-Bus, Modbus or TCP interfaces – for the transparent recording of measured values that is precise, reproducible and reliable at all times.
- Combined Metering and Analysis Tool
EFFICIO enables the timely determination of energy flows and their allocation and billing in accordance with customers’ requirements. The high frequency of data logging at one-minute intervals allows for full control and transparency through to the smallest consuming unit. Energy flows can be visualized via Sankey graphs in the form of consumption quantities, costs or amounts of CO2, from power generation to its injection into the grid through to the end consumer. The status analysis function enables the automatic derivation and of states and limit ranges and their separate evaluation. Suitable analysis functions in the “Energy & Environment” module enable the identification of major energy consumers and an analysis of how energy is used. Based on these data, measures for achieving the objectives can be derived, evaluated and implemented.
- Web-based Mobile Solution
The “Multi-Client Capability” function allows for freely configurable individualized dashboards where tasks and appointments are documented in a clear and orderly manner and can be accessed at any time and from any place. The EFFICIO Tour App is available for Android and iOS smartphones or tablets for mobile applications. With this app, the manual recording of meter readings with pen and on paper (which is extremely prone to errors!) is a matter of the past. The manual reading of meters can be easily supported in one go using a mobile terminal, and data acquisition can be automatically synchronized via WLAN.
- Compliance with Laws and Standards
EFFICIO complies with the requirements of ISO 50001:2018, ISO 14001, DIN EN 16247 and EMAS and has been approved by the Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA) as an energy management system that is eligible for funding. The German federal government promotes greater energy efficiency in the industry with the guideline for energy management systems with measurement technology, Module 3. BAFA subsidizes energy management software and the commissioning, required hardware and installation, as well as the expansion of existing systems with up to 40 per cent on net investment costs.
- Easy Generation of Key Figures
In EFFICIO, all energy-related processes and structures of the company are precisely mapped, energy parameters (EnPI) are monitored and the control behaviour of energy and production plants is checked. Energy consumption of individual operational steps can be analyzed and combined to derive the total energy consumption for all required work steps.
- Individual Energy Reporting
An automatic report function keeps all parties involved informed and up-to-date at all times. Individualized report templates are automatically and periodically (finely adjustable) filled with current values and can be automatically distributed to various recipients. Data from selected rows or columns can be prepared graphically as lines, bars, cakes or speedometer graphs or imported into other expert systems in the company, e.g. for internal cost distribution.
- Optimize processes, reduce consumption and thus achieve maximum savings in CO2, energy, time and money.
- Realize energy monitoring, preparation of audits, project and idea management in ONE SINGLE software.
- Benefit from significant tax relief through certification according to ISO 50001, DIN EN 16247 and EMAS.
- Identify energy and business saving and improvement potentials.
- Comply with legal requirements, secure subsidies and make use of advantages provided by a “green” image in market competitions.
- Save time through innovative technology for quick installation, commissioning and handling.
- 100% transparency thanks to comprehensive analysis and reporting functions, including the creation of key figures, flex report, energy usage analysis, heatmap, Sankey graphs etc.
- Simple and intuitive operation – ideal for companies with limited time and personnel resources.
- Invest into the future through regular updates and function expansions which take into account changes in the law and technical developments.
Within the VIVAVIS group of companies, Berg GmbH, as innovation leader, ensures that energy management solutions are individually tailored to meet your requirements.
A successful system is characterized by the fact that it is used by as many energy officers and energy technicians in the company as possible on a daily basis. Therefore, it should be optimally integrated into the organization and processes without requiring additional expenditure.
Get in touch with the experts at Berg for detailed advice on subsidies and financing options, for an overview of our accurate metering and communication technology as well as our industrial EFFICIO software solution for energy cost transparency.
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