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Starting the Journey Towards Energy-efficiency

According to the International Energy Agency, many companies are using up to 100% more energy than they would if they were best practice, energy efficient businesses. After the power crisis of 2007 and 2008, and the steep rises in electricity tariffs that followed, South African industrial groups moved quickly to reduce their energy consumption. Yet few of them have yet completely transformed their businesses to reach optimal or high levels of energy efficiency. The result is that most large organisations are missing cost reduction opportunities worth millions or even hundreds of millions of rand each year.

EE PUBLISHERS

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Quintessential Engineering Interview

Ensight Energy Solutions assists industrial operations with becoming more energy efficient and lowering their carbon footprint. We sit down with three members of the company via Skype to find out how they are actively working to ensure that, through a multi-disciplinary engineering approach, a cleaner energy future can be produced.

ENGINEERING INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

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Need for Businesses to Become Energy Efficient

According to the International EnergyAgency, many companies are using up to 100% more energy than they would if they were best practice energy efficient businesses, says provider of efficient solutions for reducing energycosts and carbon emissions Ensight EnergySolutions CEO Francis Barram.

ENGINEERING NEWS

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Water and Power Walk Hand in Hand

The persistent drought in most of the country over the last couple of years and especially in the Western Cape these last two years should serve as a wakeup call to South African industry and government. We live in a water-scarce country, yet many organisations are failing to manage water usage in a way that reflects just how precious this resource is and how important it is to conserve it.

TAPPSA – WATER

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Your Business is not as Energy-efficient as you Imagine

A decade after the power crisis of 2007 and 2008, and the subsequent steep electricity price increases, many large industrial groups in South Africa mistakenly believe that they have successfully transformed their businesses to reach optimal or high levels of energy efficiency. Yet this assumption is often incorrect – meaning that most large organisations are missing cost reduction opportunities worth millions or even hundreds of millions of rand each year.

TAPPSA – ENERGY: OPINION PIECE

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Ensight for Mandela Day

We sent a small team of Ensight representatives to donate clothes, blankets, shoes and toys last Tuesday as part of Richards Bay’s Hang Out With Madiba initiative in honour of Nelson Mandela’s 99th birthday.

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Energy Mythbusters Competition

Ensight is holding an Energy Mythbusters competition! The Energy Mythbusters Competition challenges you to make a short video where you debunk a myth around sustainability or energy.
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Step 1: Establishing a Sense of Urgency

The first step to transformation starts when leaders in an organization realize the urgent need for change. Please note the use of the word leaders and not managers in the previous sentence. John Kotter describes that managers’ mandate is to maintain the status quo, whereas change demands leaders.

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Ensight Planting it Forward!

You may recall in January this year Ensight Energy Solutions collaborated with Rotary International to erect ablution facilities at the local Sekusilezulu Crèche in Mzingazi.  This sanitation project is nearing completion and is expected to be in operation by the end of the month.

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Leading Transformation

Ever heard the saying, “without change, you can only ever be as good as you’ve ever been”? Such a simple truth, yet studies show an approximate 60-70% failure rate in organizational change projects, as quoted in “Change management needs to change” by Ron Ashkenas in an article for Harvard Business Review (HBR).

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