Desmond Wan

Desmond Wan

Desmond Wan joined Schneider Electric in February 2014 and is a Test & Validation Engineer for the Wiser Air project. He is an advocate for holistic energy efficiency and sustainability solutions and their role in shaping the world towards a successful and sustainable future.

Reducing Water Consumption = Reducing Energy

Most facility managers primarily think about energy efficiency as managing electrical use in appliances and devices, but many never realize that water consumption has a direct relationship with energy consumption…. Read more »


Achieving Grid Security and Resiliency through Energy Efficiency

According to the World Bank, in 2011, the United States consumed 13,300 kWh per capita. Other similar industrialized nations such as Germany (~7,100 kWh) and Japan (~7,800 kWh) used large… Read more »

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The case for Intelligent Sensors and Better Algorithms

If sensors and the building management system are used and well-maintained, managers can save energy and improve building sustainability.¬†Conversely, bad sensors can lead to severe deviations in building performance. The… Read more »

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Internet of Things: The Next Step in the Smart Grid Evolution?

There’s been a lot of news regarding how the Internet of Things will change everything.¬† From products like connected thermostats to connected cars and refrigerators, it seems that the Internet… Read more »