Collecting data: Counter

Energy data management: Valid and complete data forms the basis

Energy data management is only as good as the data on which it is based. A step that must be planned carefully during implementation is the type and extent of data collection, but also the selection of suitable EDMS software.

Collecting data for Energy Management

Energy data is generally present in different forms and qualities. It often comes from sensors, but is also available as lists or data in other systems. The data should be collected automatically as far as possible. This increases both the reliability of data – no input errors – and also makes it possible to collect data at any time and as often as desired. The energy management system thus has valid and current data available.

EDMS software should therefore be in a position to request information from sensors as well as data from other systems and third sources seamlessly.

Preparing data for EnMS

To be able to use data in the EDMS purposefully, it must also be prepared accordingly. EDMS must therefore be in a position to compress and analyze data as well as provide it in different forms as a basis for decision making for the energy management team.

Using data for EnMS

Data that has been collected and compressed generally forms the basis for action when dealing with energy performance, energy consumption and resources in general. Energy data management software that supports you in the process must therefore be in a position to both present and communicate data and analyses clearly and flexibly. However it should also be able to use this data as a basis for automated actions.

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