Whether you have a small understanding of energy management systems or you have never heard the term before, chances are you aren’t an expert. Luckily for you, we at Electro Industries/GaugeTech are!

Here are some frequently asked questions about energy management systems, and brief answers to each:

What is an energy management system?

An energy management system uses a series of interconnected meters and computers to monitor, control, and optimize the power consumption of your facility.

What are the benefits of energy management systems?

Energy management systems can help you reduce your power consumption and energy waste, increase your profit margin by cutting operating costs, and decrease downtime by preventing outages.

How can I save money with an energy management system?

With a properly-installed energy management system, you can view in real time how much power your facility is using. This allows you to identify areas of inefficiency and implement programs to reduce your total power consumption. The power meters from Electro Industries also double as power quality analyzers, helping you avoid lost revenue due to downtime.

How much money can I expect to save with an energy management system?

There is no guarantee how much money you can save, but it is not uncommon for our customers to report reductions in their electricity consumption by 20% or more.

What types of businesses should be using energy management systems?

Any business can take advantage of energy management systems, regardless of sector or company size. Our power meters have been installed in a variety of facilities, from shopping malls, to hospitals, to factories, to residential apartment buildings.

What kind of energy management technology is available?

Electro Industries/GaugeTech is a worldwide manufacturer of power monitoring equipment. Some of the planet’s largest corporations and utility providers count on us for all of their power metering needs. Our most popular product lines include the Nexus and Shark submeter families, click here to learn more.

Is training or expertise needed to use energy management systems?

Our energy meters and submeters are programmed to work as soon as they are installed, but in order to fully maximize their benefits, your staff should be trained. Luckily, EIG offers free training sessions every month throughout the country. Click here for a schedule.

Interested in learning more about Electro Industries and our line of power meters, submeters, and power quality analyzers? Click here to visit our website or give us a call at (866) 928-7908.