“Energy Monitoring, Targeting and Waste Avoidance”
Ibrahim M. M. Saleh
Abstract — Energy monitoring is a technical and management function which provides a capability to monitor, record, analyze, examine, and control energy flow through systems. Energy used in industrial process is expected to depend on the quantity of products, while energy in residential building is expected to depend on weather conditions, there are several approaches and methods can be taken for each particular case of study. Monitoring is deployed to compare internal variations in energy consumption with external trends, and monitor the performance over a period of time. Regular trending such as weekly or monthly analysis of energy consumption patterns provides improved information; therefore the accuracy of data becomes important factor at this level of monitoring.