Energy and utilities represent a significant and highly volatile area of expenditure for most businesses—and for many companies, traditional approaches to energy management fail to deliver sustainable results. According to Accenture benchmark data and research, 50 percent of initial energy savings disappear for most organizations within the first six to 12 months due to lack of continuous monitoring, analysis and corrective action.
However, there is still an opportunity to deliver value. A review of more than 100 organizations and their practices reveal that most take three common actions to address the energy management challenge. To learn more about these three actions, and for an active energy management approach that can generate sustainable energy cost reduction, read What’s Wrong with Traditional Energy Management?
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