Energy Efficiency

Volcano power plant can generate 10X more energy than oil or gas wells

Iceland’s Thor volcano can generate 10X more energy than oil or gas wells by tapping into liquid hot magma. Geothermal energy is nothing new, but Iceland’s volcano will take things to a whole new level. Named after a Nordic god, “Thor” is a ring that symbolises Iceland’s leading-edge efforts to produce powerful clean energy. Engineers …

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Passive and Active Measures for achieving Good Energy Management

Design and Building Fabric – Passive Measures Regulatory factors (for example, UK Building Regulations and comparable design requirements) control modern building designs, which include backup values for the thermal performance of building elements (u-values) and the efficiency of HVAC and lighting. The building must, however, have an overall energy performance that can be achieved through …

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Discussing Energy Management and Its Challenges

Facilities managers and their colleagues will confront several energy management problems as energy costs continue to rise, worries about reliable energy sources linger, and legislative requirements related to emissions and climate change policies grow. The manner in which energy management is carried out, as well as the related tasks and functions, varies based on the …

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