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Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) has been a hot topic of discussion lately as commercial businesses are tasked to balance health with business continuity for the foreseeable future.  With cooler months rolling in and less opportunity to utilize outdoor space, taking precautions to keep indoor air fresh for employees and customers will be paramount to navigating through the winter. ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning) has published the following guidelines to help business owners ensure their facilities are as safe as possible and minimize risk of spreading the COVID-19 virus:

 

ASHRAE Suggestions for Maintaining Indoor Air Quality

  • 2-hour air purge after space becomes unoccupied and before space becomes occupied
  • Disable DCV (Demand Control Ventilation)
  • Maintain indoor relative humidity between 40-60%
  • Open outside air dampers to maximum position while maintaining comfort
  • Upgrade filters to MERV-13 (or higher)
  • VAV systems: increase discharge air temperature to max to encourage VAV terminal unit dampers to open

Smart buildings can respond to unusual events or pandemics, like COVID-19, by leveraging technology to adapt facilities to these optimal conditions. Here are ways GridPoint’s technology can support air quality and ensure your buildings are following ASHRAE’s IAQ recommendations:

  • Air Circulation: GridPoint systems support multi-period advance scheduling that can run fans in ON mode with systems in OFF mode.
  • Humidity Management: It’s common practice to increase indoor humidity levels to reduce airborne viruses, but higher humidity can result in mold and other undesired outcomes.  GridPoint systems use humidity control algorithms that runs additional cooling to dehumidify the site and maintain comfortable yet safe indoor humidity.
  • Filter Recommendations: In accordance with ASHRAE standards, GridPoint recommends MERV-13+ air filters and suggest that filter replacement happens on a regular schedule.
  • UV-C Air Purification: GridPoint is currently working on a solution to add a 24-volt UV lamp in HVAC duct to purify the indoor air.

 

How Can You Manage Your IAQ on a Limited Budget?

If your business doesn’t have smart building technology, GridPoint offers service-based solutions, with no up-front costs, that can provide peace of mind during chaotic times like these. With health on the line, here are a few actions that can be taken immediately to minimize risk:

  • Create a schedule for changing your air filters (MERVE 13+ are great options)
  • Designate a team member to adjust the thermostat fans to ON as needed to ensure air circulation happens regularly
  • Invest in a device to measure relative humidity to ensure indoor levels are between 40-60%
  • Change minimum outdoor air damper settings on HVAC equipment to maximum position
  • Eliminate sources that can release contaminants in the space. According to the EPA this is the most cost-effective measure so double-checking for mold, asbestos, or emissions from equipment like gas stoves could be helpful.

Our team at GridPoint is here to help businesses adjust operations for the “new” normal of today and whatever that may be in the future.  Contact us today for more information:

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California has been in a state of emergency since Friday, August 14th, but this time not because of COVID-19. Rolling electricity blackouts are occurring across California and the grid crisis is anticipated to continue through Thursday, August 20th as extreme temperatures and high-risk fire conditions persist across the state. The increase in cooling loads is driving demand (associated with cooling load) high, and at a time where reserve margins are low. This emergency threatens essential workers and other vulnerable populations.  What does this mean? It means more electricity is needed on the grid – and there are actions businesses can take right now in further preventing blackouts in California.

SCE Power Outage Map 
PG&E Power Outage Map

 

What you can do to help stop blackouts today

Smart energy management strategies, such as implementing automated demand response technology, enables buildings to use less energy, and respond to immediate needs of the grid.

During these unprecedented times of stress on the California energy grid, here are a few additional steps you can take, even if you are not a GridPoint customer, to help reduce electricity demand between 3pm-10pm each day:

  • Turn off all non-essential lighting
  • Set your thermostat(s) to 78 degrees or higher, if health permits
  • Defer use of major appliances
  • Unplug appliances that are not in use
  • Refrain from charging cars during peak hours
  • Close blinds and drapes to keep rooms cool
  • Use fans when possible
  • Limit time the refrigerator doors are open

Additionally, CAISO has lifted its restrictions on back-up generation usage during DR events [Order 2]. Back-up onsite generators and storage can and should be used to provide capacity to the grid. If you are a GridPoint customer with one of these asset types, please contact us for load curtailment and automated demand reduction integration options.

 

GridPoint’s contribution to CASIO emergency preparedness for blackouts

GridPoint has designed its smart buildings platform to respond to the dynamic needs of the energy grid in real-time. This past weekend, GridPoint’s distributed fleet of flexible capacity assets responded on-demand to CAISO’s emergency call to curtail all non-essential loads.

GridPoint deployed several MWs in less than 20 minutes on Saturday 8/15/20, supplying reliable capacity to the California grid.

For more information on how you can support California right now and prevent further blackouts, or if you are not yet enrolled in demand response programs, please contact us at DRTeam@gridpoint.com.

 

 

 

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The coronavirus pandemic has changed the landscape for almost every business in the United States and most of the world. It seems like overnight everything transitioned to the “new normal” of remote work, social distancing, and face masks – and my internship at GridPoint was no exception. Up until now every job or internship that I’ve had has been in person, luckily GridPoint already had many remote employees helping to make the transition easier. Just like many other working professionals, the new normal for me would include Zoom meetings, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meets.  This virtual experience would be a big part of this summer and I knew it would be an adjustment from previous professional experiences.

My time with GridPoint was spent working with their sales team and it was broken up into four sections, spending two weeks with each team within the department. The goal was to learn about each sales function and get a broad experience in generating leads, nurturing customer relationships, managing channel and partner opportunities, and marketing strategies for brand awareness and thought leadership.

The first stop was with GridPoint’s Customer Success team, the group responsible for maintaining customer relationships once they are brought into the GridPoint portfolio. The team walked me through their processes and metrics which made it easy to understand how they communicated with and provided value for each account. I began to better understand the type of customers GridPoint interacts with and all the hard work that goes into crafting the best solution to fit their needs. Working with the Customer Success team granted me an appreciation for the ongoing internal effort to drive long-term customer success. I was able to attend a few customer meetings and observed the team’s use of data and controls to proactively help customers respond to the new norms of business during COVID-19. Beginning my internship with Customer Success helped me to really understand the customer base and I used this as the foundation of knowledge for the rest of my time with GridPoint.

After Customer Success, I transitioned over to the Lead Generation team. This is the team tasked with identifying and prospecting potential customers for GridPoint.  Finding new opportunities meant that I would have to do some vetting of prospects to make sure I was providing quality leads with the most value-potential.  Part of that quality comes from ensuring that those prospects will find value in GridPoint solutions in the first place. I was able to take what I learned with Customer Success and build upon it by gaining a greater understanding of the flexibility of GridPoint’s solution, and how it can benefit many different sectors in different ways. My greatest takeaway from those two weeks was seeing the power of raw data. Engaging with the team and observing how the data is used to build a business case was definitely a valuable insight for me.

Weeks five and six were spent with the Channel Sales team. Prior to this experience, I didn’t have a comprehensive picture of what channel sales really meant – it’s a broad term. But thanks to the team’s expertise I caught on quickly and found out the importance of GridPoint’s channel strategy. Channel partners can open doors to new markets that a direct sales team doesn’t have clear access to, which is key to scaling – especially in the dynamic energy technology market. I got to see everything from ongoing work being done with long-time partners, to new channel relationships just starting to form. A common theme among these partners was the synergy their technologies shared with GridPoint’s technology. I found a lot of value in seeing groups from different companies work together like they’ve been coworkers for years – through digital platforms, nonetheless. On top of observing those conversations, I was tasked with doing some competitive intelligence work. I really enjoyed this project because it showed me just how complex the energy management industry is and how many companies are involved. It also taught me the importance of understanding how competition can come from many different places and that if a company wants to survive it can never get too complacent.

My final two weeks were spent with the Marketing team. This was a great place to end because it enabled me to bring everything I’d learned full-circle to help relay the GridPoint message.  I was able to further my competitive intelligence analysis and I learned the importance of clear messaging as energy evolves and new competitors enter the space. The goal was to look more at how other companies sell and portray themselves in their branding, marketing collateral, websites, and other digital platforms. Attending various webinars hosted by thought leaders in the energy space helped me see firsthand how GridPoint was positioned in the market and its ability to pivot with trends in the energy technology sector. So much of the perception of a company is rooted in how they deliver their message and differentiate the brand. Another reason I liked ending with the Marketing team was because, through this very blog post, they gave me an opportunity to reflect on my time with the company and pull together everything I’ve learned.

I had a great time interning with GridPoint. The fact that it was entirely remote ended up being a much smaller issue than I anticipated. The company is already pretty spread out, so they were well equipped to help me adjust to the new format. I learned a lot during my time with GridPoint and I definitely stayed busy. All of the team members took my time seriously and allowed me to work on projects that not only provided the company value but also gave me experience that I know I can use in my future career. I’ve always told myself that I would never work in sales unless I really believed in what I was selling. I’m happy to say that I believe in GridPoint’s mission and I believe even more in the people that are carrying out that mission to achieve a more sustainable future.

 

 

Nick Wilms
Originally from Ashtabula, Ohio, Nick is a Junior at American University in Washington, DC, majoring in economics.

 

 

 

 

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We’re all ready for business to go back to normal, but opening sites that have been dark or in a take-out-only mode for two months isn’t as easy as hitting the “on” switch. Preparation and flexible technology are key to getting your sites back online safely, quickly, and efficiently post-COVID-19. Here are the top 5 things to think about when developing your re-opening strategy:

Adjust Schedules & Setpoints Geographically as Occupancy Restrictions are Lifted

Varied restrictions are being lifted by states leaving some sites closed while others are able to open. For an enterprise, this makes it difficult to simply power back on. GridPoint’s Energy Manager Platform makes site schedules or setpoint adjustments easy by using tags. This means you can bulk update a specific schedule or zone within a specific geography – for example, all customer dining zones at sites within Virginia. This feature is a game-changer for expediting re-opening strategies and will enable enterprises to continue saving at sites that are not yet able to fully re-open. In the event new restrictions are mandated in high-traffic geographies, this feature helps to transition those sites back off making your business more resilient.

Avoid New Peak Charges from Starting All Equipment at Once

Powering all equipment back on at the same time after being off for a period of time will cause an unnecessary spike in demand.  An intelligent HVAC startup schedule will help avoid this along with costly charges from your utility.  Instead of turning all HVAC units at once, units at a location should be staggered to distribute the initial power surge over time – flattening the demand spike. Other high consuming equipment should also be staggered to minimize the chance for new peaks as well.

Leverage Setpoints to Generate Savings

Summer is a great time to save on your utility bills by increasing efficiency, especially as restrictions will likely keep occupancy lower for a while.  We recommend an occupied cooling setpoint of 72 degrees F or higher and an unoccupied cooling setpoint of 80 degrees F or higher for the best balance of comfort and savings during summer months.

Check in on your HVAC Units

The spring months are when you should be preparing your HVAC units for the hotter summer months, so if you’ve delayed any needed preventative maintenance make sure you schedule that before your sites fully open. GridPoint’s remote mobile HVAC health tools can also help evaluate the status of your units and prioritize M&R. While we’re all focused on reopening quickly, ensuring that your HVAC units are in proper working order is important to avoid costly issues or unnecessary downtime in the future.

Enroll in Demand Response to Unlock New Revenue Streams

Demand Response (DR) is a great way to earn cash back from your utility and support local sustainability initiatives.  Adding a new revenue stream like this can help offset upsets to business continuity, like COVID-19, and your participation supports the transition to a more modernized, flexible grid. GridPoint makes participation simple, and if you already have a GridPoint platform installed in your facility it is pre-approved for various programs across the country. Learn more about how DR works, why it’s important, and how businesses can get involved here.

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How Changes in Utility Rates can Impact Utility Program Participation

Participating in utility programs is a great way to drive additional value from your smart building platform. GridPoint’s technology is pre-qualified for many demand response and energy efficient rebate programs nationwide – this means you can use the system to unlock an ongoing stream of revenue on top of the monthly energy savings it provides. Not only does this add cash back to your organization’s bottom line, it supports local sustainability programs through your utility as well.

While enrollment is simple through GridPoint’s platform, it’s important to know that changes to your utility rates, or service provider in deregulated territories, may impact your results or eligibility. Proactive management of rates and programs can be incorporated into your GridPoint energy management strategy to ensure you can maximize savings and take full advantage of utility program offerings.

Here are a few things to keep in mind when working through rate changes with your utility partners:

  • Demand Response programs and Energy Efficiency rebates usually require enrolling in and maintaining specific utility rates for a determined amount of time. Changing your rate may disqualify your site from participation in the future or impact your ability to realize full rebate potential.
  • Many utility programs do not permit “dual enrollment” or participation in more than one demand response program at a time. This can be confusing since some demand response programs are not called “demand response” but are more subtly labeled through a rate code. Changing rate or enrolling in an energy saving program through your utility, therefore, may impact your site’s ability to continue or begin participating in a demand response program. We are here to help you navigate programs and rates.
  • Some demand response programs are dependent upon the customer working with a specific Load Serving Entity (LSE), commonly known as an electricity supplier. As procurement contracts are renewed or are closed and changed to new LSEs, demand response and rebate program opportunities should be considered to help drive down total energy costs.

If any of these situations apply to you your organization or come up during your demand response enrollment, GridPoint is on hand to help determine the most advantageous rate and programs for you. In order to ensure that your business maximizes energy savings and program revenue, GridPoint will work closely with your energy procurement teams and maintain communication about rate changes and new program opportunities.

As your partner, GridPoint is here to help you save energy, money, and time. If you’re interested in discussing available programs or want to learn more about how rates can impact program success, reach out to us below.

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5 Things Every Restaurant Should be Doing Right Now

Customer and employee safety is paramount during these uncertain times and unfortunately for many in the service industry, this means reducing hours or even closing locations altogether. While we all navigate what impact COVID-19 will have on the economy, here are a few measures restaurants should be taking now to strengthen resiliency:

1. Immediately cut costs through energy reduction

Occupancy restrictions in place across the country are resulting in restaurants having to modify schedules or transition to take-out only.  Your energy strategy should reflect these changes so sites are not wasting energy (and dollars!). Respond quickly by following this checklist:

✓ Optimize set-points and fan settings based on these recommendations for your business situation:

✓ Update HVAC, interior and exterior lighting schedules to reflect updated business hours

✓ If your sites’ dehumidification units are not GridPoint controlled, we suggest increasing the humidity set point to 60%

 

2. Proactively disinfect and tighten food safety requirements

First, ensure your cleaning solution is EPA approved for use against the COVID-19 strain. The EPA has a comprehensive list here for reference. Next develop, communicate, and enforce new disinfecting procedures. Many restaurants have started requiring employees to switch gloves or wash hands after every transaction. What happens if someone in your location was diagnosed with COVID-19? Check out the CDC’s guidelines here.

While there is currently no evidence to support the transmission of COVID-19 by food, increased food safety measures should still be prioritized.   Enforce a 6 ft distance between kitchen employees, regularly disinfect surfaces, and continue to monitor refrigeration temperatures manually or in the GridPoint Energy Manager app.

 

3. Reduce equipment usage and unnecessary operational costs

Many restaurants have implemented modified menus.  Taking this action can help simplify your inventory and reduce the time equipment is being used to prepare food.  Keep unnecessary equipment off, remind employees to turn off equipment when not in use during the day, only run dishwashers when full, and limit truck rolls to emergency needs only. If you have an EMS system like GridPoint’s you may be able to remotely triage issues before calling for a technician. Talk to your partner about your options, they are here to help.

 

4. Reduce customer interaction

Person to person transmission is the most common way COVID-19 is spread. While enforcing a 6ft barrier between occupants is necessary, go a step further and eliminating unnecessary high-touch areas. Opt for cashless or touchless payment transactions, eliminate utensil or napkin bins, and promote curbside pickup to minimize customer-employee interactions.

 

5. Partner for delivery service

Partnering with delivery services can increase sales and reduce risk during these unprecedented times.  DoorDash, Postmates, and GrubHub are all popular options that have set up emergency programs to help struggling restaurants during the COVID19-crisis. Local delivery services may also be available.

 

Open communication with customers, employees, and partners is key to navigating this pandemic. Many partners, like GridPoint, are here around the clock to help restaurants through these difficult times. We’re all in this together. #restaurantrecovery

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New Financing to Accelerate the Growth of Energy Management as a Service in the Commercial Building Sector

 

RESTON, Va., & ANNAPOLIS, Md. – October 2, 2019 — GridPoint, a smart buildings technology innovator, today announced an investment by Hannon Armstrong (NYSE: HASI), a leading investor in climate change solutions, allowing GridPoint to offer a more accessible behind-the-meter energy efficiency solution for small to mid-sized buildings.

GridPoint will now offer its award-winning energy management platform as an all-inclusive service, requiring zero capital down with a monthly pricing structure. This go-to-market strategy eliminates the financial hurdles associated with up-front costs and enables customers to deploy the platform at multiple locations with more impactful energy and emissions savings from day one.

GridPoint’s Energy Management as a Service (EMaaS) approach combines installation, equipment, software and service costs into a bundled monthly payment that is designed to be significantly lower than the energy savings the solution provides. As part of the agreement, Hannon Armstrong will provide long-term financing for EMaaS projects across GridPoint’s clients’ distributed portfolio of sites.

“High up-front capital costs have been a long-time hurdle when selling energy and demand management technology to businesses,” said GridPoint CEO Mark Danzenbaker. “The synergies between GridPoint and Hannon Armstrong enable our technology to be more accessible while creating a greater carbon emission reduction and energy savings impact for customers.”

“As a longtime investor and advocate for energy efficiency innovation, we are thrilled to support GridPoint with the capital to facilitate their new Energy Management as a Service offering,” said Hannon Armstrong President and CEO Jeff Eckel. “The energy efficiency and optimization market for small and mid-sized commercial buildings has historically been underserved, and we believe the potential for significantly reducing carbon emissions through this market, which is poised for high growth, is significant.”

Building Optimization Made Simple

GridPoint’s platform captures energy and facility data from buildings to better understand patterns, identify inefficiencies, and assess building health across enterprises. GridPoint Energy Manager software then makes the data actionable by leveraging controls and automation tools to optimize energy and facility operations, save money, and reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from buildings that accelerate climate change.

GridPoint’s flexible and expandable platform also enables customers to participate in utility-based programs, like demand response, and integrate with other distributed energy resources (DERs) to achieve greater value and support a more reliable and resilient grid. GridPoint’s platform is installed in over 15,000 locations, has saved customers over $440 million in energy costs, and has reduced over 5.6 billion kWh to-date.

 

About GridPoint

GridPoint is a smart building technology leader transforming the way businesses use energy. Our innovations help customers and partners make buildings more efficient in order to lower costs, achieve energy goals, and contribute to a more sustainable future. Powered by the best data, GridPoint’s solutions are installed in over 15,000 locations including fortune 500 enterprises, small businesses, government organizations and industrial complexes.  Learn more at www.GridPoint.com.

 

About Hannon Armstrong
Hannon Armstrong (NYSE: HASI) focuses on making investments in climate change solutions by providing capital to the leading companies in the energy efficiency, renewable energy and other sustainable infrastructure markets. Our goal is to generate attractive returns for our stockholders by investing in a diversified portfolio of investments that generate long-term, recurring and predictable cash flows from proven commercial technologies. Based in Annapolis, Maryland, Hannon Armstrong is proud to be the first U.S. public company solely dedicated to investments that reduce carbon emissions or increase resilience to climate change. For more information, please visit www.hannonarmstrong.com. Follow Hannon Armstrong on LinkedIn and Twitter @HannonArmstrong.

 

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GridPoint
Katie O’Shea
media@gridpoint.com
(703) 667-7051

Hannon Armstrong
Gil Jenkins
media@hannonarmstrong.com
(443) 321-5753

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Fall is quickly approaching, and as the weather changes it’s important to evaluate your facility and energy strategies in order to prepare your locations for winter. Here are a few suggestions to ensure your facilities stay safe and efficient during the colder months:

 

Change your filters

Dirty filters can increase energy costs and jeopardize equipment health.

 

“Fall back” on November 3rd

Your GridPoint system will automatically adjust your HVAC schedules during daylight savings time, but identify other areas at your facility that will need updating; clocks, outside lighting, etc.

 

Check equipment and run automated HVAC performance tests

Running GridPoint’s unique HVAC SCOPE report identifies HVAC units within or across sites that are malfunctioning and at what stage the issue is occurring. Preventative maintenance tools like these ensure your sites are running safely and efficiently during the critical winter months.

 

Clear leaves from rooftop equipment

Leaves can clog equipment and impair its efficiency.

 

Evaluate summer Demand Response performance

Evaluate performance from the DR season and identify improvement opportunities for next year.

 

Educate employees on your energy management system and goals

Remind employees why this program is important to your business, how they can be involved, and who to contact if there is an issue (GridPoint support at support@gridpoint.com or 866-800-8906).

 

Watch for energy drift

Energy drift is the gradual loss of efficiency over time due to external factors. GridPoint’s energy analytics team compares site data year over year to identify where energy drift might be occurring and suggests actions that will help mitigate it. This puts efficiency back on track to ensure you are meeting your energy goals.

 

Start a preventative maintenance schedule using the HVAC health report card

GridPoint’s HVAC health report card prioritizes maintenance for you. It identifies which units require immediate attention, and predicts which units will likely need maintenance soon, then prioritizes them in order of severity. Proactively taking care of these issues eliminates the risk of a failure on a cold day.

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If you have a 10% off coupon for something that costs $100, you know you will be saving $10 – simple. Unfortunately determining energy savings is not so simple. There are many variables that impact how much energy a building needs day-to-day, making measuring and validating energy efficiency projects a headache for managers and decision makers – enter IPMVP!

The IPMVP (International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol) was originally developed by the Efficiency Valuation Organization to help increase investment in energy and water efficiency, demand management and renewable energy projects around the world. Today it has evolved into an international standard for calculating energy savings and is widely accepted across the globe. The model isolates external variables like weather, store hours, occupancy, equipment, and other behavioral changes to deliver the most accurate savings calculations using a site-to-self approach.

Temperature conditions change from year to year which makes simply comparing this year’s energy consumption to last year’s consumption inaccurate.  One way to accurately measure a location’s energy savings after deployment of an efficiency project is through weather normalization.  In IPMVP, weather normalization is used to remove the impact weather has on your building by establishing a baseline.  [Learn more about weather impacts here].

This video explains how IPMVP works, why other methods aren’t as accurate, and why GridPoint bases customer savings on this standard:

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Introduction to Real Time Load Management

Demand is essentially the “need for electricity” and its peak value influences energy cost and grid stability. Utilities measure and track demand to determine how much electricity each customer will potentially need and how much electricity should be generated to fulfill that need. It’s a balancing act. These demand peaks can be managed in real-time through modern technology and supplement initiatives such as demand response by automatically mitigating excessive energy demand. For instance, GridPoint’s smart building platform incorporates a patented load curtailment algorithm to provide increased versatility to customers by avoiding new demand peaks, providing a flexible load, and meeting DR criteria. GridPoint’s platform enables users to collect actionable energy information and facility insights across millions of data points. Running algorithms, such as load curtailment, helps conserve energy and make smart use of building assets.

How Does Avoiding New Demand Peaks Save Money?

Utilities offer incentive programs aimed at decreasing demand to improve grid reliability. Benefits of managing electricity demand can also be shared by the customer through rebates and reduced equipment burden. Customers of any size or vertical will likely notice a “demand charge” on their electricity bill. This charge is based on a customer’s demand (also known as peak kW) during a given billing cycle. Keeping total building demand low helps drive savings and ensures that your energy management goals are met.

Load Curtailment: GridPoint’s Demand-Reducing Strategy

GridPoint’s Advanced Control Algorithm, Load Curtailment, can be utilized independent of or in conjunction with initiatives such as demand response. This intelligent energy management strategy can be leveraged by any GridPoint-controlled site with main load metering. The algorithm can be deployed remotely by GridPoint and requires no action from the end user to keep them saving year-round.

How Does it Work?

Load Curtailment (LC) works by limiting energy use of controlled assets, such as HVAC units. The algorithm utilizes machine learning to understand each building individually and anticipate when it will hit peak load. When a threshold is crossed, the algorithm automatically curtails the building’s load to keep demand in check while balancing comfort. When the load is decreased past another threshold building operations return to normal. This differs from traditional utility sponsored demand response programs because it’s continuous and designed for customer savings where as DR events are only called on during times when the grid is stressed.

Benefits of Load Curtailment

This algorithm helps reduce your monthly demand charge by shifting, shaping, and shedding load intelligently, mitigating impact to comfort. The parameters of the algorithm are customizable, providing end users the flexibility to fine-tune their curtailment program based on specific goals. There are currently over 15,000 sites installed with GridPoint’s platform, thousands of which are enrolled in load curtailment. Target demand activity and algorithm runtime channels are accessible in GridPoint Energy Manager, giving you deeper insight into the algorithm’s performance and its influence on site operation.  Technology like GridPoint’s load curtailment algorithm is a low risk, high reward solution for dynamically reducing demand and enhancing your business’ electricity savings.

 

 

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Data Analyst

 

 

 

 

 

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