Creating Value from your Data

Tipify solutions create value from your data to deliver clear commercial value typically by:

Controlling Consumption: for example reducing energy consumption by improving energy efficiency and controlling when consumption occurs to minimize demand charges and use less energy when Time of Use TOU charges are higher.

Reducing Operational Costs: for example by reducing the number of service visits
because of predictive maintenance or avoiding multiple site visits because issues have been remotely diagnosed and the person with the right skills and parts can be the first responder.

Improving quality and reducing downtime through predictive maintenance and ‘fix first time’ call outs.

 

Tipify Solutions provide for these specific needs through a combination of the Standard Tipify Applications and the specific Functions in the library.
Using these solutions leads to actionable results whether automatically from Control and Optimization or by initiating service visits to fix problems that the solutions have identified.

Energy Information and Management

The Tipify Energy Application provides a comprehensive set of tools to manage Energy Information, compare consumption to targets, rank sites, and systems and calculate the savings achieved to the IM&V (International Measurement & Verification) standard.

The Tariff Rate Engine is used to model the different Tariffs and their Rules: Time of Day Pricing, Peak Demand Charges, slab pricing, etc – and calculate the correct costs based on measured consumption to verify bills and spot billing errors.

Cost budgeting and comparison of Rate Plans are also supported.

Energy Management

  • Baseline and Targeting
  • M&V
    Measurement & Verification
  • Compute Savings to IM&V standard
  • Flexible Report Generation

Tariff Rate Engine

  • Verify Utility Bills
  • Budget Costs
  • Comapre Rate Plans

DSM Demand Side Management

Demand Side Management covers a
range of mechanisms that reduce or shift demand in time to reduce the cost of energy.

There are a number of different approaches and programs from manual systems to fully dynamic pricing based on spot market prices, and vary in the notice period and frequency that they can be called.

Having Buildings act as responsive loads that can vary their time of use profile on demand is increasingly important as renewable energy resources, which are inherently intermittent such as Solar and Wind, become an increasing portion of the energy supply mix.

  • Capacity Market
  • Energy Monitoring, Aggregation, Reporting, and Settlement
  • Automated Demand Response
    - Spinning Reserves
    - Frequency Regulation
  • Time of Use Pricing
  • Peak Demand Management

Optimization

Energy Efficiency can usually be increased by deploying more sophisticated control strategies that optimize system and equipment performance and efficiency. 

Some Typical Optimizations are:

  • Demand based control of VAV Duct Pressure
  • Dynamic Control of Chiller Temperatures based on actual loads
  • Closed Loop Control of Fan and Pump speed through VDF's
  • Demand Based Ventilation using C02 measurements
  • Optimization Increases system Efficiency
  • T-Stars run Advanced Control Algorithims for optimization
  • T-Stars write dynamic setpoints into existing Control Systems

FDD Fault Detection and Diagnosis

Tipify’s Spark Analytics Function allows automated detection of fault conditions to identify equipment problems that are adversely affecting performance and efficiency of the system and which simple out of range alarms fail to recognize.

The Rules Engine uses mathematical, logical and statistical analysis to monitor plant performance and to alert when maintenance is required for performance improvement rather than because of a major failure of equipment.

  • Automated Fault Detection
  • Performance Analysis
  • Predictive Maintenance
  • Visualization & Reporting

DER’s Distributed Energy Resources

Generation and supply of Energy is changing rapidly as renewables, predominantly wind, solar, and energy storage and other local generations play an increasingly important part of the energy mix.

DER’s are deployed on both the Supply Side of the Grid as part of the Utility’s resources and on the Demand Side, behind the meter often as part of a micro Grid.
T-Stars with Tipify are effectively used to monitor performance, detect faults and problems and optimize time of use.

They are also used to measure and record Energy generation and consumption for use in the financial settlement process.

  • Mircro Grid
    Control & Monitoring
  • Solar PV Metering Monitoring
  • Battery Management
  • Generator CHP
    Control and Monitoring