Power-Star subscribes to an Energy Management program that ensures low-to-no cost interventions are chased first. Therefore the first savings typically investigated are behavioural or operational changes, which are usually easy to spot in the data. In the case of Sanlam Head Office in Bellville, the savings from behavioural changes was sufficient to entirely fund a complete lighting retrofit. As part of the behavioural change was to limit lighting levels when there was no-one in the building, this drastically changed the original calculations on the lighting retrofit.
Read more on our Sanlam Case Study.