UNDERSTANDING ISO 50001 ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

UNDERSTANDING ISO 50001 ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

By Eleen Korir According to ISO,  Energy consumption and use across the globe continues to increase and has more than doubled in the last 40 years. This energy consumption is projected to increase a further 30% by 2040. While this is happening, there is an increase in...
MEASURES FOR GREEN RECOVERY IN AFRICA

MEASURES FOR GREEN RECOVERY IN AFRICA

By Linet Njeri I first heard of the term green recovery during one of the World Energy Day Round tables on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Optimization. It was mentioned by one of the speakers, Lisa Reynolds, the CEO of Green Buildings and Design Group based in...
SOLAR WATER HEATING EXPLAINED

SOLAR WATER HEATING EXPLAINED

By Karen Thuranira What is a Solar Water Heater? A solar water heater is a device that captures sunlight to heat water. Water heating accounts for a substantial portion of energy use in residential, commercial and institutional premises. Solar water heating systems...
HOW TO IMPROVE THE OVERALL PERFORMANCE OF FAN SYSTEMS

HOW TO IMPROVE THE OVERALL PERFORMANCE OF FAN SYSTEMS

By Liz Nekesa Fan system refers to all components attached to a fan, for example an industrial fan system may include, fume hoods, ductwork, control dampers, filters, motors, belts drive and other electrical connections. Fan system performance optimization is mostly...
NON ENERGY BENEFITS IN APPROVAL OF ENERGY SAVING PROJECTS

NON ENERGY BENEFITS IN APPROVAL OF ENERGY SAVING PROJECTS

By Chris Mbori Selling Energy Saving Projects for implementation can be an uphill task for many energy managers, energy engineers or project developers. In most energy efficiency projects, the selling point is normally the energy savings. But is energy savings alone...