Energy Management Solutions for Airports

Helping airports meet their carbon reduction commitments

The management of energy expenditure and emissions is increasingly important for airports to remain competitive and meet their carbon reduction commitments. Rapidly increasing energy costs and a growing body of environmental legislation are adding to this challenge on a daily basis.

With nearly 50 years of experience in the aviation sector, and current work with 25 of the world’s biggest airports, we have the necessary systems and resources to deliver a Total Energy Solution for airport facilities, implementing and managing energy reduction programmes. Our energy programmes are delivered through four packages, tailored to meet your needs. 

  • Energy management solutions
  • Energy retrofit solutions
  • Renewable energy solutions
  • Energy finance solutions

Energy management

It is possible to achieve savings in excess of 10% through the low-cost and no-cost initiatives. From energy benchmarking and thermal imaging surveys to the development and implementation of sub-metering programmes, our in-house professional analysts and field-based energy managers help clients significantly reduce their energy consumption, both airside and landside. Furthermore, we are able to offer energy supplies at considerable discount to the traditional market suppliers. 

Energy retrofit

Discreet retrofit projects are typically blended together into a single programme of work with clearly defined payback periods, based on projected energy and maintenance savings. Recent advances in LED lighting, building controls and HVAC plant design offer the prospect of double digit energy savings.

All of our retrofit programmes are subject to measurement and verification (M&V), ensuring they meet the specified energy savings and financial returns, and are delivered in full by OCS project managers and engineers.

Renewable energy

At OCS, we focus on deploying mature and proven technologies, which can readily be integrated into the built environment and provide reliable financial returns. In our experience, most sites are able to benefit from the implementation of a solar PV, solar thermal, heat-pump, energy from waste or biomass installations, helping to reduce utility costs and carbon emissions. Our project managers will deliver a turn-key solution, which includes survey, design, consents, finance, installation and commissioning. 

Finance solutions

OCS’ energy financing solutions enable our clients to implement their energy saving programmes whilst conserving their own capital. Through our partnership with well respected financial institutions, we are able to offer asset backed and ‘off-balance sheet’ financing for many energy saving programmes.