Fact Sheets and Descriptions
Understanding Your Electric Bill: Saving Money on Demand Charges and Power Factor
Massachusetts manufacturers have a number of opportunities available to them to reduce the cost of electricity. These include financial incentives to implement energy efficiency measures and install renewable energy technologies; facilities also have the ability to reduce overall monthly demand charges. The Massachusetts Office of Technical Assistance (OTA) is providing this fact sheet to help manufacturers better understand their electric bill so they can save money by reducing demand charges and improving operating efficiencies in their use of electricity.
Overview of Energy Efficiency Techniques and Resources for Massachusetts Industries
As energy costs rise, more companies are searching for ways to reduce their energy consumption in order to decrease their dependence on fossil fuels and stay competitive. This fact sheet will assist facility energy managers in developing energy management strategies for their companies and identifying techniques and funding sources for increasing the energy efficiency of their manufacturing operations. It also includes a wide variety of resources and tools to assist in these efforts.
Energy Saving Tips for Industrial and Commercial Buildings
This fact sheet is a review of how energy is used in buildings and then targeting improvements in equipment and procedures can lead to big cost savings. Furthermore, many corporate and government programs now strongly encourage energy conservation. The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide examples of energy saving tips for the general categories of building energy use that apply to most facilities.
What You Should Know About Installing On-site Renewable Energy for Your Massachusetts Business
An increasing number of businesses in the Commonwealth are taking an interest in renewable energy. Reasons include wanting to cut energy costs, reduce dependence on fossil fuels, minimize greenhouse gas emissions, stay competitive, and be a responsible neighbor within their community. The Office of Technical Assistance and Technology (OTA) is committed to helping businesses achieve these goals and has provided this fact sheet to address some of the most common questions regarding renewable energy systems in Massachusetts.