Avoid unexpected excess consumption
Every organisation is prone to unexpected accidental excess energy and water consumption. The causes are by definition impossible to catalogue, but here are some examples: Specialist techniques for monitoring performance are used to detect and diagnose exceptions of this sort, but usually rely on there being some change in system behaviour during the period of monitoring. For long-term underlying waste, staff suggestion schemes can be used to reveal problems if efforts are made to improve awareness and motivation. This in turn can be neatly integrated with training programmes.
Elements of the utility management process
Top-level objectives