GridPoint Energy Management Systems Deliver Savings for Grocery Stores

Grocery stores and supermarkets are changing every day as consumers expect ever more from their shopping experience. GridPoint helps grocery facility managers gain insight into energy and site operations, while maintaining customer comfort and maximizing savings opportunities. From the deli department and freezer section, to the pharmacy and coffee shop, GridPoint energy management systems (EMS) enable grocery retailers to:

  • Monitor the performance of critical equipment, as well as pinpoint and resolve costly issues
  • Protect the life of equipment by identifying harmful voltage imbalances
  • Preserve valuable, temperature-sensitive inventory
  • Adhere to corporate energy usage policies
  • Validate HVAC and lighting control system settings
  • View energy consumption and production
  • Integrate renewable energy monitoring for sustainability initiative tracking
See how the GridPoint EMS delivers energy savings for grocery stores

See how the GridPoint Energy Management System
delivers energy savings for grocery stores and supermarkets


 

Use Case

View Individual Area Energy Usage

View Individual Area Energy Usage

Problem

Grocery chain needed to understand energy usage for various store sections (e.g. deli, bakery, etc.) to optimize equipment operating schedules

Situation Analysis
  • By determining specific store area energy usage, store management can optimize operating schedules
  • GridPoint data analyst team defined energy usage patterns using submetering data captured from various store sections

Results
  • GridPoint data analysts determine “typical” energy consumption behavior and offered insights into anomalies based on newly
    established baselines
  • Store management was armed with insightful information to make smarter operating decisions ultimately driving energy savings
Submetering identifies store section usage

Submetering identifies store section usage

 

Use Case

Validate Performance of Third Party Equipment

Validate Performance of Third-Party Equipment

Problem

A third-party timer automatically controls the lighting in refrigeration cases. However, an error caused the lights to be left on continuously

Situation Analysis
  • GridPoint EMS monitors consumption trends in refrigeration cases
  • Monitoring identified that refrigeration case lighting was left on, consuming an extra 281 kWh daily

Results
  • The lighting schedule was reset to the appropriate parameters, avoiding additional lighting costs
Identify consumption abnormalities quickly

Identify consumption abnormalities quickly

The use cases set forth herein are for illustration purposes only and do not represent guaranteed results or cost savings. All stated savings are purely estimates based on current industry conditions. These statements should not be used as the sole source of information when making purchasing decisions or when executing other binding agreements. GridPoint disclaims all liability of any kind arising out of your use or misuse of the information contained herein.