PowerGuard Commercial Range

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The PowerGuard® range of commercial peak power demand control systems was specifically designed for commercial environments. Depending on your load profile and equipment in your facility, your peak demand can be reduced by up to 50%, leading to savings of up to 20% on your electricity bill.

How will I know if PowerGuard® is suitable for my commercial operations?

Here are the basic steps for how we help you start saving money on your electricity bill.

1. Analyse your bills
2. Inspect premises
3. Install Power Measurement Equipment
4. Consider detailed proposal
5. Implement

The first step in an energy assessment and evaluation project is to analyze the facility’s recent electric bills. For that we require a copy of your electricity bills going back twelve months and the return of a simple questionnaire. We then perform a high-level analysis that is easily understandable. It generates several graphs to assist in the interpretation of the data.

Our approach is to work with customers to determine which steps would be appropriate for their circumstances and objectives. This means we can identify, evaluate and implement cost-effective energy efficiency measures that will help you reduce wasting energy.

Correct Billing

We verify that the proper billing procedures are used by your Electricity Supplier to ensure that you are billed correctly for your electricity usage.

Tariff Optimisation

You are advised on the most cost effective tariff. Depending on the tariffs offered by the electricity supplier and the loads under your control, you can reduce energy costs in a variety of ways. You may be able to take advantage of tariffs offered by utilities which suffer from a lack of capacity.

For instance, a demand curtailment agreement or time of use tariff allows you to benefit from an attractive energy rate. By negotiating the most advantageous supply agreements and making the best use of available tariffs, you can optimise the cost of your electricity.

At your convenience, one of our specialists will visit your premises and perform the following tasks:

  • Carry out a thorough inspection of your electrical installation.

  • Analyse your premises in order to determine essential features, which could lead to further energy savings.

  • Conduct on-site discussions to facilitate the best solution for you.

If you don’t have a smart meter, we can install Power Measurement Equipment at the point of entry. This is Web based and the user-friendly interface displays the state of your electrical installation in real time. You could enter the website at any time and examine the graphic display yourself. The installation is monitored for a suitable period, usually a week or two, after which it is expertly analyzed. This data is used to formulate a strategy against needless energy waste.

Based on the cost-benefit analysis, the information gathered during the premises inspection, discussions with you and data received from our intensive monitoring system, you are presented with a proposal for the most cost effective Peak Demand measures you can take to ensure Energy Efficiency.* With PowerOptimal you know you are getting the best advice in the industry from a highly qualified and experienced team working only on your behalf.

  • Where is electricity being wasted in your business?

  • How much electricity and money can be saved?

  • Can a new competitive advantage be created?

  • How can you reach the next level of operational efficiency?

*Energy Efficiency means using less power to perform the same tasks

Following proposal acceptance, the energy efficiency solution is implemented. Forward thinking businesses are taking the responsibility of energy sustainability on board by taking advantage of the latest technology and implementation of Peak Demand Management. Our highly experienced team will help you get the best value for your money. With a focus on developing smarter and cleaner energy methods, PowerOptimal can help you develop and implement your energy sustainability plans.

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