Cooling towers can save your energy costs

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Air Conditioning systems in tropical regions for example, Hong Kong, South China, and Singapore burn the lions share of the energy budget, equally there are opportunities to lower the cost of doing business.  Here in Hong Kong, more than 32% of all the electricity generated powers this demand for air conditioning systems to keep building occupants cool during the hot and humid summer months, and buildings account for 63% of Hong Kong’s carbon footprint.

If your Hong Kong facility has an existing air-cooled chiller plant, and it is nearing the end of its useful life converting to a water based cooling system using cooling towers provides significant cost savings, but also provides another number of related benefits including lower noise levels, recovered plant room space, etc.

Cooling Tower and Operations

It is import to remember that you need to conduct regular maintenance to kept your new cooling towers operating at peak performance.  Controlling the water quality and bacteria are critical to success.

Missing the Business Risk?

Imagine for a moment that your major competitor has already hired energyLAB as their energy consultant, and they are already enjoying the benefits of lower operating costs, coupled with lower environmental impact.  I imagine they would sing that achievement from the roof top because  most people prefer working with greener businesses, perhaps they have already gained new customers.

Customers don’t always act in the way one expects, and businesses that differentiate themselves in the noise of the market perform better.

Studies prove that companies that have active energy policies, conduct energy audits and act on the results out perform their peers on the stock market. Why? because shareholder recognize  the extra value the management team adds by considering the future business environment. Many of today;s voluntary schemes will become compulsory, and if you are already on the track your competitors will find it very difficult, and will always be behind trying to catch the leader.

Contact energyLAB

If you need to cut costs, or lower your carbon footprint call the energyLAB today, we will implement our 3p programme so you can start saving energy!

John Herbert
consultant
energyLAB Limited

About John A. Herbert, REA, energy consultant, BEAM Pro

John is director of energyLAB energy consultants firm, he has with more than 30 years engineering experience gained across three continents. He is Registered Energy Assessor, a member of HKAEE. Read his blog at http://www.johnherbert.hk
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