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Degree days (heating) are a means of quantifying the expected demand for heating of, for example a building, dependent upon the prevailing weather conditions. Thus, a high figure for degree days would imply a high demand for heating energy, and a low figure would mean less demand. Obviously the nature of the building, its insulation efficiency, occupancy, and heating efficiency will all influence the energy demand. However, degree days are based upon different levels of, what are known as base temperatures.
Regular reports on the savings made, the subsequent effect on company finances, and the benefits to the organisation, will raise awareness and show those involved that their efforts have been recognised. 3 Action Plan From the previous discussion it can be seen that certain steps need to be taken to ensure that all of the company are committed to an energy saving programme, that it is kept at the forefront of thinking and that the programme continues as an ongoing benefit to the company and the environment.
Com 7. Maintaining the Momentum – Sustaining Energy Management, UK Energy Efficiency Best Practice Programme. 8. Monitoring and Targeting, Carbon Trust, Witney, Oxford, UK. uk. 1 Concept Total cost of ownership (TCO) is a financial estimate. Its purpose is to help consumers and enterprise managers determine direct and indirect costs of a product or system. It is a management accounting concept that can be used in full cost accounting or even ecological economics where it includes social costs. TCO when incorporated in any financial benefit analysis, provides a cost basis for determining the economic value of that investment.
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