About Ramon Torres

Mr. Torres joined Computrols in 1995. He started in New Orleans in our manufacturing department, assisting in the production of electronic controllers. He then was moved into service where he began his career as a service technician and trained directly under owners Roy and Kevin Lynch. By relocating to Houston in 2004, he brought the necessary vision and leadership to this important branch office.

Power, Energy and some CBAS metrics on Efficiency

by Ramon Torres

Electricity can be measured in different ways. One way is when it is measured as “Power”. As you may already know, power is the instant amount of energy that is being consumed by equipment or by a facility. Conversely, electrical “Energy” on the other hand, is a value of power being consumed for a determined amount of time that is not considered as instant.

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5 Energy Conservation Measures with Quick Returns

The Energy Cost Index (ECI) is the measurement of cost per square foot per year of conditioned space in a facility ($/ft²/year). The average ECI of electricity for an office building in the U.S. is about $1.73/ft²/yr according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. What are you doing to reduce your ECI?

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