The Council's Energy team has launched a web-enabled heating control project in 70 schools to reduce energy usage and increase energy efficiency. This practice has proven to be highly effective.
In achieving energy efficiency, the Council reinstated optimised start and weather compensated control of heating and hot water systems. Monitoring and control functions, control overrides, and control failures can also be managed online by means of remote access. Benefits derived from this project are :
The Council has estimated the payback period to be between three and five years, and the capital cost for the project has been approximately £600,000 to date.
Name: David Mundow
Title/role: Energy Manager
Organisation: Cardiff Council
Telephone: 029 2078 5446