Energy monitoring in the building sector describes the process of actively managing all energy flows occurring in the building and their continuous optimisation. Usually, energy monitoring is carried out via permanently installed measuring points observing the operating behaviour of the individual technical systems (heating, ventilation, cooling and lighting). The collected measured values are evaluated digitally in conjunction with the comfort conditions in the rooms (temperature, humidity, air exchange, etc.). With the help of load curves, unusual operating conditions can be identified, their cause analysed and measures taken to optimise the situation through energy management.
If this process is carried out continuously, considerable optimisation potential can be realised, especially in existing buildings with complex technical equipment. In addition to increasing the energy efficiency and reducing the carbon footprint of a building, user comfort can also be optimised.
Deka Immobilien is pursuing several approaches to reduce its carbon footprint; smart data technology MeteoViva Climate is just one component. Further information can be found here.