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Unlock value with demand side response energy management

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Did you know that cost savings and sustainability initiatives often go hand-in-hand? Below, JLL’s Usama Sapru explores the benefits that demand side response energy management can bring to your business – impacting both the bottom line and helping you to achieve your sustainability objectives in the process.

It’s no secret that today’s building owners, occupiers and managers are under pressure to keep operating costs low – but they’re also tasked with achieving increasingly aggressive sustainability objectives.

The good news? Striking a balance between the bottom line and social responsibility is possible – and in some cases, even profitable. When it comes to energy management, adopting a Demand Side Response (DSR) policy provides one such opportunity.

What is Demand Side Response?Demand side response energy management

In the UK, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) estimates that electricity demand in the region will double by 2050. At the same time, there is a growing need to source cleaner electricity – especially given that conventional power stations are highly polluting and expensive to run (yet still required to meet peak demand and avoid blackouts).

Consequently, the National Grid System (NGS) is continuously changing the electricity supply to balance consumer demand and total generation requirements.… Read More

Rethink your approach to energy management at the Building Energy Summit

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JLL’s Darlene Pope calls out three key concepts that you need to consider when evaluating your energy management approach across a large real estate portfolio. Learn more by attending the 2016 Building Energy Summit, held on March 16, 2016, in Washington, DC.  

Energy management is a hot topic these days – especially as more and more leading organizations publicly state their (oftentimes aggressive) energy reduction objectives.

But making decisions about energy management and technology initiatives–especially across a large distributed real estate portfolio – is no small task. What key points should be top-of-mind as you evaluate your energy management program across your portfolio?… Read More

Get smart about building energy

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JLL’s Darlene Pope discusses the intersection of real estate and technology, from energy management to smart building technologies, and from public policy to sustainability business drivers. Interested in learning more? Register for the 2016 Building Energy Summit, held on March 16, 2016, in Washington, DC.  

The technology revolution is changing the way we manage and operate buildings – and keeping up with the latest technologies and developments is no small task.

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