Commercial real estate owners face a number of pressures including maintaining tenant satisfaction, rising energy costs, increasing regulation and a skill shortage of qualified building engineers.
Portfolios frequently grow through acquisition and managing a portfolio of mixed building types and multiple BeMS vendors. Our technology agnostic web based graphical user interfaces and dashboards provide a consistent viewpoint of the estate, irrespective of the underlying technology.
The churn in portfolio ownership makes it difficult to justify CAPEX projects or support extended paybacks but a progressive building performance and energy management solution is an opportunity to generate sustainable operational and energy savings.
There is increasing evidence that energy efficient buildings attract tenants quicker, justify the highest possible rental revenues and improve the overall valuation of the asset. The introduction of Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) will place an additional emphasis on driving towards more efficient building stock.
The real benefit of the Next Control Systems building and energy management systems for commercial buildings proposition, is that it creates profit improvement by leveraging the savings available from existing plant and services. With minimal new CAPEX required, return on investment is impressive, delivering a very short payback period.