Utility Manager

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Utility Managerô captures data from historical and current utility bills every month into its centralized database, helping clients measure and energy costs and usage. Utility Managerô provides energy, operational and financial managers with a series of customizable reports to help shape future decisions regarding energy costs and usage. Screen Shots

Keywords

Central capture of utility data for cost and energy usage reporting and reduction

Validation/Testing

Software has been rigorously tested internally throughout the course of its development and ongoing maintenance and enhancement (more than 15 years).

Expertise Required

Basic computer skills and understanding of energy accounting principles.

Users

400-500 U.S. and Canada (primarily U.S.).

Audience

Facility operators, energy and financial managers, and agency decision-makers

Input

Users must provide an inventory of the organizationís buildings, utility accounts, and utility vendors (one-time basis), and monthly energy and utility bills (ongoing).

Output

The software produces a variety of charts and graphs that depict energy efficiency statistics related to both usage and cost. The user may select from dozens of predefined reports, or create user-defined reports. The data is available in a variety of formats, including text, PDF, and Excel spreadsheets.

Computer Platform

Industry standard PCs.

Programming Language

Visual Basic.

Strengths

Through centralized data capture, Utility Managerô provides facility operators, energy managers, and agency decision-makers with data necessary to support successful energy management strategies, reporting, and disclosure.

Weaknesses

The software should not be used as a performance contract verification tool, though it can provide information to help evaluate the results of a performance contract.

Contact

Company:

LPB Energy Management

Address:

900 19th Street, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20006
United States

Telephone:

202-380-3576

Facsimile:

202-380-3622

E-mail:

brent.merchant@lpbenergy.com

Website:

http://www.lpbenergy.com/utility-manager.htm

Availability

License fees and initial set-up services starting around $16,000, with additional modules set up according to clientís requirements from $1,000 to $1,500 per module. Annual usage fees following initial setup and services range from $2,000 to $2,500.

Please contact Brent Merchant for additional ordering information.