Building energy management systems can help non-domestic buildings in Scotland uphold new energy efficiency rules

Intelligent and innovative building energy management systems (BEMS) can help the owners of non-residential buildings across Scotland uphold a new set of regulations that compels them to assess and improve the energy and carbon performance of their properties.

The rules apply to owners of buildings – with a floor area of more than 1,000m2 – who plan to sell or lease to a new tenant. Under the new regulations, owners must undertake further assessment to produce an ‘Action Plan’ which identifies targets for improvement of the carbon and energy performance of the building and how these targets would be met through physical improvements to the property.

Targets are set by applying seven measures which includes upgrading lighting controls to include occupancy or photoelectric sensors, adding central timer controls to heating systems, improving insulation, replacing boilers older than 15 years and improving lighting.

Once the Action Plan is finalised, the owner can choose to improve or defer the improvements by reporting operational energy ratings on an annual basis, the Scottish Government states.

HeatingSave Building Energy Management System – the perfect solution to enable significant energy savings

Achieving energy savings within the non-domestic sector can be easily achieved by implementing advanced advanced BEMS (Building Energy Management System) solutions, and this is exactly where the HeatingSave system might prove its worth, since our solution allows customers to achieve immediately savings of up to 30%+ on their energy bills.

This is achieved by optimizing the energy consumption levels within any building with the help of an advanced heat-loss algorithm that creates a specific profile for any building and based on that, switches heating on later if it’s warm and off earlier if it’s cold.

It also automatically adjusts your boiler depending on how warm it is outside – save up to another 10%.

If you would like to find out more about the award-winning HeatingSave Building Energy Management System (BEMS), just contact us, we’d be more than happy to answer all of your questions and queries.

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