A growing trend at organizations and businesses all around the world is to turn to IT to manage an organization’s energy consumption. With the growing number of energy management software solutions it makes sense that these businesses are turning to IT. With the energy management solutions that are now available businesses can go far beyond understanding the consumption of an individual piece of equipment as they have in the past.
In the UK the government has recently started to put money into greening existing buildings through what is being called “The Green Deal”. The Green Deal will provide financing to support a number of low carbon measures. The cost will be financed by the savings that are brought on by the energy saving measures that are applied. Those who take advantage of the financing will have the cost of the financing calculated to be less than that of the actual savings achieved.