Project Management | Engineering & Construction
Refurbishment & Fit Out | Energy Conservation
SureMountain undertake energy audits and surveys on properties from anything as small as a local office unit to international multi-site operations to minimise waste and identify opportunities for improvements.
Our process includes a thorough cost analysis, review of the plant system, building fabric and operation of the building and systems so we can provide our clients with in-depth bespoke reports highlighting energy saving opportunities, costs savings and carbon reductions.
The objective of the energy audit and survey is to highlight the physical and behavioural changes that can make an impact on reducing energy consumption. The potential savings along with the appropriate solutions are detailed in our reports to clients.
The need to reduce energy costs is a crucial business practice for successful organisations, and energy audits have begun to play a more significant role in managing energy expenses. Energy audits can encompass a variety of surveying techniques depending on client requirements but most commonly they consist of an analysis of energy usage within a building or facility and its contained equipment.
Audits include a comprehensive lists of energy efficiency measures derived from building and facility performance. SureMountain also include financial analysis for each identified measure to ensure clients are appropriately informed. We like to use information from building management systems (BMS) to help us understand energy usage without negatively impacting everyday operations.
SureMountain energy audits focus on the key aspects of overall system performance that use the most energy. Common examples of such equipment typically includes HVAC, lighting, and other electrical devices but heating and heat loss are vital to managing energy usage also.
An Energy Audit will provide you with an impartial, expert assessment of how energy is used at your premises as well as recommendations for initiatives to reduce consumption and spend.
Typical areas the audit will assess include but not limited to the following:
Recommendations will be prioritised by the payback period, therefore the time it takes to recoup the cost of implementing an initiative through the money saved on your energy bills. The audit will also show you how energy efficient your building is compared with properties of a similar size and structure.
The Energy Audit is effectively a plan to help you prioritise energy saving projects and help you find ways to implement them. Some of the projects will be harder to implement than others, and there maybe occasions where changes in your employee behavior are required.
Employee behaviour changes can have a considerable impact on energy savings with very little investment in equipment. By making just a few changes, you could reduce energy usage by 33% through behavioural adaptations.
We are not tied to any single manufacturer, so we can find a solution that best suits your premises usage budget.