The cornerstone of the program is the collection and analysis of real time performance data upon which decisions are made and opportunities identified. This performance data often illustrates that what you think is happening in the building is, in fact, incorrect. No matter how advanced the building management system is, these direct energy measurements will often uncover inefficiencies.
Energy Audit is focused on maximizing the return on investment, which in order to be viable for healthcare facilities is typically 12 months or less. It has typically seen savings of 10% or more in hospitals, varying in size from 10,000 square meters to 250,000 square meters.