Peregrine Energy Group Launches New Building Performance Service

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Detailed equipment monitoring and expert data analysis reveal exactly what drives building energy use and where to find easy energy savings.

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We can show a facility manager how much energy each piece of equipment uses, as well as when that use exceeds what they need.

Peregrine Energy Group wants to make it easy for building owners and managers to understand and manage their energy use. Peregrine Focus on Building Performance delivers. A tightly integrated new suite of services, Peregrine Focus on Building Performance combines equipment monitoring, sophisticated data analysis, and hands-on guidance from experts to uncover and immediately reduce the energy waste that occurs when equipment runs more than it should.

A lightweight retro-commissioning offering, this new service targets equipment schedules as a key source of energy savings. Non-intrusive monitoring dives deep into a building to identify exactly which equipment drives energy use. Straightforward scheduling change recommendations generate savings immediately. Ongoing monitoring catches new problems before they become expensive. Typical discoveries from pilot projects included buildings that start up too early, equipment that runs when the building is unoccupied, simultaneous heating and cooling, poorly programmed energy management systems, and maintenance issues.

Peregrine Focus on Building Performance is designed to make energy use more transparent to building owners and managers without overwhelming them with data. Built on a foundation of Peregrine Focus, Peregrine’s energy data analysis and reporting tool, Peregrine Focus on Building Performance collects, analyzes, and distills minute-by-minute equipment use data and interval meter data into clear reports. With these reports, building owners and managers can easily see when building equipment is running more than expected and monitor the impact of any changes to equipment use.

“It can be a real challenge to know if your building equipment runs too much,” said Peregrine CEO and Founder Paul Gromer. “But with many building owners and managers now responsible for both managing energy costs and reporting energy use, understanding equipment performance is increasingly important. We’ve designed a streamlined service that makes it easy and cost effective to figure out. We can show a facility manager how much energy each piece of equipment uses, as well as when that use exceeds what they need. Then with a few schedule changes, the energy savings are immediate and easy to track.”

Peregrine plans to target municipalities, small colleges and universities, and commercial office buildings with this new service.

About Peregrine Energy Group

Peregrine Energy Group is an energy consulting company with expertise in energy management for building portfolios, energy data analysis and reporting, and strategic consulting. Peregrine Focus, Peregrine’s web-based energy data management and reporting tool, collects and reports on building energy use, cost, and emissions data for thousands of public and private buildings throughout New England. Peregrine also regularly develops and implements energy efficiency plans for municipal, regional, state, and commercial building portfolios.

Founded in 1992 and based in Boston, Massachusetts, Peregrine offers a deep knowledge of energy efficiency, a thorough understanding of energy programs and policies, and a passion for making energy information easy to understand, use, and share with others.

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