DUBLIN, March. 8, 2018, Wattics Head Office — Today, Wattics, a leading provider of self-learning business intelligence software for energy management, held its inaugural Energy Learning Community Workshop (ELC 2018) which brought together energy managers, engineers, and consultants from some of the largest commercial and industrial companies in Ireland, the UK and abroad.
Creating an energy learning ‘ecosystem’
“The Energy Learning Community (ELC 2018) Workshop is aimed at creating an energy learning ecosystem through sharing knowledge and leveraging the expertise of those in an influential network of energy professionals as well as promotes further collaboration and innovation in the energy savings market,” explains Antonio Ruzzelli, CEO, Wattics.
Speaking at the event was Dr John Ryan, Principal, John Ryan Consulting Limited, Alessandro Bisagni, Founder & Managing Director, Bisagni Environmental Enterprise and Franck Neel, Managing Director – Specialist Services, Engie UK whose insights were invaluable for both industry veterans and those starting their journey in the field of energy analytics, efficiency, and sustainability.
[Access ELC 2018 programme here: Wattics Inaugral Energy Learning Community Workshop 2018]
Those in attendance included Blackbourne (UK), Klicktet (Netherlands), Powersecure (US), DNV GL (Netherlands), Energaia (Portugal), Bisagni Environmental Enterprise (Hong Kong), Electric Ireland (Ireland), Exemplar Energy (Ireland), E4F (Italy), CSI di Capula Franco (Italy), EcoSolutions (Croatia), Amber Energy (UK) and many more.
Amy Ryan, Marketing Executive, Wattics, said: “At Wattics, we firmly believe in a strong sense of community in energy and the sharing of knowledge as present and future generation energy professionals work towards a more sustainable future. We hope through providing such a platform, relationships initiated at the recently concluded and future iterations of the ELC Workshop, will spur further industry collaboration and continuous learning for years to come.”
The workshop is funded by the European ExcEED project (grant agreement No 723858), which stands for European Energy Efficient building district Database: from data to information to knowledge – takes the pulse of the actual energy consumed by the last generation of buildings.
The project answers the need for transparency and comparability of energy performance calculations. The scope of ExcEED is to create a European database for measured and qualitative data on beyond the state-of-the-art buildings and districts.
Anthony Schoofs, CTO, Wattics, presenting on the EU’s ExCEED project
The intensive one-day workshop delivered expert insight and provided the practical tools necessary to assist those in the energy management profession get the most out of their energy data and investments in smart energy technology.
Through the workshop, Wattics aims to create an energy learning community and disseminate the objectives of the ExcEED project which are to:
- Orchestrate seamless integration of heterogeneous data to create the European energy-efficient buildings & district database and platform;
- Deliver information which provides immediate value to the user;
- Determine performance benchmarks;
- Realize an indoor quality survey;
- Set up a return of experience process
The Wattics Energy Learning Community (ELC) Workshop is back in 2020! Find out more by clicking on the image below: