Category Archives: energy audit

energy costs

2015 was the hottest year on record so far, so without reading your bill we know the result, your energy bills were higher than before if you used air conditioning, because air conditioning is the largest portion of energy usage … Continue reading

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energy audit: inefficiency

by John Herbert Part of the energy audit process should be to review the condition of the plant, and equipment, generally if problems are discovered these can be categorized as deferred maintenance. Here an example, an 800 mm axial fan, and … Continue reading

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Entrance Lobby Temperatures

by John A. Herbert As the hot summer pounds on our cities, increasing temperatures drive up Air Conditioning energy consumption and costs, but we can use the power of human physiology to help lower building energy costs. People entering an … Continue reading

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What is the condition of your AHU?

by John A. Herbert The above pictured AHU cooling coil was ‘maintained’ by the term Air conditioning contractor. However, during our energy audit we inspected the AHU, dropped the air filters and found that the cooling coil was plugged, approx. … Continue reading

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Hong Kong’s Profitable Energy Audit

by John A. Herbert, REA The Hong Kong Government mandates that commercial buildings owners shall engage a Registered Energy Assessor (REA) to conduct an energy audit and display the resulting EUI every ten years. Whilst many organisations are scrambling to … Continue reading

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