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1. 2. AVReporter Overview ............................................................................................................... 3 AVReporter Components Overview .......................................................................................... 5 2.1 Desktop Manager................................................................................................................ 5 2.2 Basic Reporter Module ....................................................................................................... 6 2.3 Energy Manager Summary Module .................................................................................... 7 2.4 Business-Intelligence Module ............................................................................................. 8 2.5 AVR Connection Center Plug-in ....................................................................................... 11 2.6 AVReporter WEBPublisher ............................................................................................... 14 3. AVReporter Extension possibilities ......................................................................................... 17 3.1 Plug-ins ............................................................................................................................. 17 3.2 Modules ............................................................................................................................ 19 4. 5. Compare AVReporter Editions ................................................................................................ 20 AVReporter Database Management ....................................................................................... 28 5.1 Data Collection Model ....................................................................................................... 28 5.2 Calculation Models with AVReporter................................................................................. 33 6. 7. 8. 9. AVReporter Security Features ................................................................................................ 37 AVReporter Localization ......................................................................................................... 38 AVReporter Administration Tool ............................................................................................. 39 AVReporter User Perspective ................................................................................................. 40

10. Billing Reports Application....................................................................................................... 46

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1. AVReporter Overview
AVReporter energy management software is a tool that can be used day to day by management and engineers alike. It easily enables the handling of large quantities of data from a variety of otherwise stand alone sources. It is provided with a comprehensive set of data analysis tools and formatting options to allow the user to create just the right view and summary of their data. AVReporter is a great solution for an installation or application of any size that requires a flexible and easy to apply energy management reporting system. Its key features are as follows,

User friendly interface with guided help and online Knowledge Base support On the fly multi-language support and additional language packs are available on request (updates of the language databases is available on the web page www.konsys-international.com) The desktop and web interface are intuitive and user-friendly, and have been designed for the needs of both the engineer and manager. Everyday users will require minimal training. High performance modular structure (support 32 bit and 64 bit environment), designed to be scalable taking advantage of the latest windows operating system and CPU technologies Provided with a comprehensive suite of energy management reporting tools, while remaining open to utilize custom add-on modules that can be downloaded and added at any time. Provides reporting for all utilities in one platform (electric energy, gas, vapor, water, sewage, etc.) Facilitates the creation of custom billing and cost allocation summaries for multi-tenanted facilities or multi-departmental operations, complete with the option to export key financial data to existing invoicing or ERP systems.

Reporting energy use by product, production unit, or some other unit of service, as required for tracking the key performance indicators for any business (kWh/HDD, kWh/ton, kWh/unit, kWh, shift, etc) Support for local requirements, such as, language, currency, date format, corporate formatting standards, custom reports or dashboards, custom calculation methods. Powerful query engine for custom calculations at run-time or using pre-calculated source data. Results can be stored in the database for expediting report execution. This same tool can be used to create forecasts from historical data.

Broad range of report and dashboard applications such as KPI reports, Energy Ratings using ABC charting, Energy Use Allocation, Energy by Threshold Limits, Optimization of energy bookings, Energy Consumption Forecasting, Green House Gases reports, CO2 emission calculations, Examination of quality features, Statements of efficiency of the application of renewable energy sources, etc.

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AVReporter can be networked with, data concentrator devices directly, commercial metering systems using serial, Ethernet, or wireless devices, as well as, with databases in commercial HVAC control systems, SCADA systems, DCS systems, ERP systems, etc.

Comprehensive Multi-User and Security Access Level Management, whereby each user has a login name and password, providing access to specific menus and features. Users can be limited to individual buildings, departments or organizational levels.

AVReporter can be installed using a Server-Client solution and/or a web based solution; this combination is used to meet the specific requirements for access to individual sites for International or Multi-site applications.

AVReporter may be installed with Web Publisher to provide each user with a comprehensive suite of web reporting tools without having the complete application installed, while bringing your plant and corporate communities together when discussing energy management topics and objectives.

in WEBPublisher Dynamic Dashboard interface presentable reports can be created more quickly and easily due to the application of the new Silverlight technology. The new Gadget Bar assures handy tractability for the user.

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2. AVReporter Components Overview


2.1 Desktop Manager
Desktop Manager is the core application of AVReporter. It provides an interface to AVReporters reporting and dash boarding module, databases, user settings and management functions.

Desktop Manager of AVReporter

The Desktop Manager is used to complete the following functions, Configure local language, global formatting for reports using fonts, company logos, corporate colors, etc. Configure user and database security access Configure database connections (MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, Sybase, etc.), data concentrators, devices and metering system connections Configure scheduled tasks (reporting, printing, etc.), email servers and plug-ins (WEBPublisher, etc.) Manage installed modules (Basic Reporter Module, Energy Manager Module, Business-Intelligence Module, etc.) Manage reports and dashboards Manage software licences and product registration

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2.2 Basic Reporter Module


Basic Reporter is a software module that makes the preparation of reports trends, tables, charts, histograms and other statements easy and flexible using a template approach with options to add personal formatting elements. In addition to allowing the user to display the data recorded by the power monitoring system, the software also enables the analysis of the data by applying simple mathematical and statistical methods directly to the incoming source data. Thanks to its simple user interface, preparing a report can be done quickly and with minimal training.

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Table and Line Chart report by Basic Reporter module

2.3 Energy Manager Summary Module

Energy Manager Summary Module is a flexible and easy-to-use energy consumption report creator, for displaying tables or charts on daily, weekly, monthly, annual, etc. energy consumption according to the users requirements. Thanks to the intuitive user interface, report creation and execution can be expedited with little or no formal training.

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Energy consumption report by Energy Manager Summary module

2.4 Business-Intelligence Module


The Business Intelligence module is a comprehensive and powerful query and calculation engine that permits users (management and engineers) to easily link multiple data sources together to create complex reports and digital dashboards that in the end can be executed quickly and on a scheduled basis, automatically, and delivered to any number of users.

The Business Intelligence Module remains the most powerful and flexible component in the AVReporter architecture. It permits a virtually unlimited number of options regarding data source linking, data analytics, and reporting styles. It can also be configured as a data preprocessing tool so that the resulting dataset can be exported to another application.

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Digital dashboards by Business-Intelligence module

Although completely open to define almost any application, here are some of the everyday applications possible using the Business Intelligence Module, Cost Allocation by department, sub-tenant, or process Production KPI's can be created to track and summarize energy performance by manufactured product or production unit Energy Cost Invoicing can be created that may need to comply with local authorities or accounting departments. Custom formatting can be applied for perfect results (e.g. office buildings - invoicing of monthly consumption) Comprehensive Utilities Reporting can be created so that a complete record of all utilities may be tracked and reported, in engineering units, in cost, and by department or process (electric energy, gas, water, sewage, etc.) Flexible networking options that link multiple systems providing easy connections to ODBC compliant databases, CSV files, and other database schemas. Custom plug-ins may be added to the existing set to extend the architecture to other systems and data sources. Flexible custom-tailored solutions according to the requirements of the user supporting specific requirements for language, currency, date format, corporate forms layout, custom data analysis methods, mathematical expressions, Visual Basic scripts usage, etc.

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Custom Report and Dashboard Options are virtually endless as may be required for today's long list of energy and eco-efficiency topics corporately or globally. For example, green house gas reports, KPI reports, departmental consumption reports, ABCD energy efficiency ratings, energy use and cost analyses statements, reports supporting Demand Response scenarios, CUSUM Reports, Actual vs. Baseline Reports, etc.

Report integration tasks may be applied to create an integrated compilation, perhaps embedding Microsoft Report Definition Language files, Web reports and digital dashboards, additional plug-ins usage, etc.

ODBC connection configuration

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Mathematical expression by Business-Intelligence module

2.5 AVR Connection Center Plug-in

The AVR Connection Center Plug-in is a powerful database linking and management tool. It can communicate with wide range of data sources while facilitating the users import/export requirements, source data calculation needs, data modeling and forecasting requirements, etc. The same tool can be used to add/modify/delete data in the database or provide data quality management, etc. This tool supports the following high level functions: Import data from disparate data sources (Databases / MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, Sybase, etc./, XML data sources, ActiveX components, WEB services, CSV files, FTP data sources, OPC servers, etc.) Export data to disparate data sources (databases / MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, Sybase, etc./, XML data sources, ActiveX components, WEB services, CSV files, FTP data sources, etc.) Support complex calculation methods on the source data (SQL commands usage, Visual Basic functions usage mathematical, strings, data and time format, conversation functions, etc.) Creation of custom functions using Visual Basic script and SQL queries Prep and/or pre-process source data and store the result in the AVReporter database (precalculation with source data)

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Create data quality algorithms (Time-Jitter detection and correction, Null value detection, Gap detection and correction, Zero and Negative value detection, Duplicate data point correction, etc.) Designed for performance, AVReporter supports 32 bit and 64 bit environments, utilizing multithreading technology, and programming code optimized large size databases (global size system) Database Administration support through Event Logging, SQL scripting, and a tool set to, add/modify/delete data in any database.

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Data transfer settings

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Job Scheduler in AVR Connection Center

2.6 AVReporter WEBPublisher

AVReporter Webpublisher equips the user with the capability to create a web portal specifically designed to meet his data visualization and navigation requirements to provide an overall interface that can be accessed and shared with as many users as required to participate in their energy management programs. The tool was designed for ease of use by engineers, managers, and day-to-day users, requiring very little if any support through IT. AVReporter Webpublisher has the following features: With AVReporter WEBPublisher web-based users can visualize their data in real-time and create reports over a web browser. Individual rich client licenses are not required. Support of Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome browsers On the fly multi-language support and additional language packs available on request, whereby updates of language data bases are available online at our website www.konsys-international.com) Custom skins that can be customized to suit your company and program

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Real-time monitoring through links to web pages in other systems (example: Powerlogic ION Enterprise) can be applied to provide the user with effectively one system to view WebPublisher can print and export reports and dashboards (excel, pdf format) Permanently open (into separate windows) more reports and dashboards (number is unlimited) that can sit on your desktop as you work on other systems Administration tools (Remote Management, Security Access Level Management, etc.) Comprehensive Multi-User and Security Access Level Management, providing each user with a unique login name and password that manages their access to menus and features. Users can be limited to individual buildings, departments or organizational levels, etc.

WebPublisher can be expanded by ASP.NET program code, PHP code, Javascript code, VBscript code, Flash and Silverlight technology

Login AVReporter WEBPublisher

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3. AVReporter Extension possibilities


3.1 Plug-ins
Plug-ins are small self-contained applications that can be added to AVReporter through its core interface. The idea of Plug-ins was to facilitate the ongoing development and synergy of adding functionality to AVReporter. This could apply to the evolution of features in AVReporter or to meet any ongoing needs to link to other systems. AVReporter automatically recognizes new plug-ins through its plug and play technology, greatly simplifying ongoing support and engineering time. Plug-ins can perform the following functions: Database Driver Plug-ins are used to build connections to other systems. For example, the AVR Connection Center Plug-in is used to build links to TAC, Vijeo Citect, iFIX, RSView, PowerScada, Powerlogic systems, EEM, Siemens Desigo Insight, etc. Specific Systems Plug-ins are used to build connections with ERP systems - SAP, Lotus Notes, National Bank service to obtain currency exchange rates, other WEB services, ActiveX Components, etc. Operating System Plug-ins are used to access services in other operation systems such as Linux, Unix, etc. Device Driver Plug-ins are used to build connections to field devices that store distributed data such as EGX300, or to communication devices such as a wireless controller. Task Plug-ins are used to build automated scheduled tasks (e.g. sending e-mails, invoice printing, etc.) Further information and new Plug-ins can downloaded at www.konsys-international.com.

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Mailer Plug-in

Plug-ins in AVReporter Desktop Manager

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3.2 Modules
Modules are complex applications that connect to AVReporter to complement its core functionality. Under the AVReporter Modules menu, we can access any installed modules (e.g.: Basic Reporter Module, Business-Intelligence, etc.). As modules are added to AVReporter, this display will be updated to show the complete list installed. Further information and new Modules can be downloaded at www.konsys-international.com.

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4. Compare AVReporter Editions


The following product comparison provides a summary of features and options available with each version of AVReporter.

AVReporter Lite

AVReporter Basic

AVReporter Intermediate

AVReporter Advanced

Modules Desktop Manager for AVReporter Basic Reporter module Energy Manager Summary module Business -Intelligence module CSV plugins (importexport) in BI module ODBC plugins in BI module AVReporter WEB Publisher module Plugins Device drivers (FTP, EGX300, Modbus TCP, etc.) Powerlogic system connection plugin (SMS, ION Enterprise) AVRConnectionCenter plugin (Connection to other systems, Citect, PowerScada, TAC, iFIX, WinCC, RSView, etc.) Standtard Plugins (Mailer, Printer, Backup and Restore, etc.)

Yes Yes Yes No No No No

Yes Yes Yes 10 licence Yes No No

Yes Yes Yes 20 licence Yes Yes Optional

Yes Yes Yes Unlimited Yes Yes Optional

Yes

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Limited

Limited

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Unlimited

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Features of AVReporter Standalone and Server Edition:

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On the fly multi-language support

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Localization support (Language, Currency, Date format, Individual layout) Supported 32-bit and 64-bit software environments (Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008) User friendly Report Management interface (Order by Groups, etc.) Users can easily export reports to popular formats (Excel, PDF, XML), and print or email them Schedule tasking and reporting Customized reporting (Company Logo, Visual settings, Template report creation, Simple calculation method) Direct Communication (EGX300 Ethernet Gateway, Power meters, Data Concentrators, etc.) Supported Powerlogic system connection (SMS 1500, SMS 3000, SMS 4.0 DL, SMS 4.0 SE, SMS 4.0 PE, SMS 4.2 DL, SMS 4.2 SE, SMS 4.2 PE, ION Enterprise 5.x, ION Enterprise 6.x) Tables, Trends, Pie and Bar Charts, and Histograms Reports

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

X-Y Scatter Plots

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Consumption Reports (electrical, gas, vapor, water, sewage, etc.)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Energy Usage Reports

Yes

Yes

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Energy Allocation Reports

Yes

Yes

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Energy by Shift Reports

Yes

Yes

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Yes

Energy by Threshold Limits

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Demand Energy and Power Calculation (Electricity, Gas, etc.)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Real-time trend and Analysis

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Cost Allocation Reports

Yes

Yes

Yes

ABCD Efficiency rating and Energy Certificate reports Green House Gases reports and CO2 emission calculations Key performance indicators and advanced analytics

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Benchmarking Reports

Yes

Yes

Yes

Financial Analysis and Reporting

Yes

Yes

Yes

Power Quality Reports

Yes

Yes

Yes

Alarm Summary and Trend Reports

Yes

Yes

Yes

Flexible & interactive business reports and dashboards Making out invoices towards further subtenants (e.g.: monthly consumption invoicing of office buildings)

Yes

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Import data from CSV files to calculations and reports, Export results to CSV file Interactive Dashboards by User created (Support Microsoft Report Definition Language) Limit number of Reports and Dashboards by User Created (by Business-Intelligence module) Complex calculation methods and script code usage to Reports and Dashboards WEB client (WEB based Reporting and Dash boarding tool - Tested: Internet Explorer, FireFox, Google Chrome) Desktop Server-Client solution for medium and large sized systems Import data from external databases to calculations and reports, Export results to external databases file Connect to BMS, EMS, SCADA (Siemens, ABB, Schneider-Electric, AllenBradley, GE, etc.), ERP systems (SAP, etc.) and databases (Oracle, MySQL, Sybase, Microsoft SQL Server, etc.) with ODBC connection Centralized High Performance Database Management Complex Conversation method between different type of databases (complex mathematical methods, SQL and Visual Basic Script code usage) Create data quality algorithms (Time-Jitter detection and correction, Null value detection, Gap detection and correction, Zero and Negative value detection, Duplicate data point correction, etc.)

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Yes

Yes

10

20

Unlimited

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Optional

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Only 1 system connection

Unlimited connection

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Features of AVReporter Desktop Client Edition:

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AVReporter Client Expert Edition

On the fly multi-language support

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Yes

Localization (Language, Currency, Dates, Layout)

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Yes

Supported 32-bit and 64-bit software environments (Win XP, Win Vista, Win 7, Win Server 2003 & 2008)

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Yes

Report Organization interface (Order by Groups, etc.)

Yes

Yes

Users can easily export reports to popular formats (Excel, PDF, XML), and print or email them

Yes

Yes

Schedule tasking and reporting

Yes

Yes

Customized reporting (Company Logo, Visual settings, Template creation, Simple calculations)

Yes

Yes

Tables, Trends, Pies and Bar Charts, Histograms

Yes

Yes

X-Y Scatter Plots

Yes

Yes

Consumption Reports (elec, gas, water, steam, etc.)

Yes

Yes

Energy Usage Reports

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Yes

Energy Allocation Reports

Yes

Yes

Energy by Shift Reports and Threshold Limits

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Demand Energy and Power Calc (Elect, Gas, etc.)

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Yes

Real-time trend and Analysis

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Yes

Cost Allocation Reports

Yes

ABCD Efficiency rating and Energy Certificate reports

Yes

Green House Gases reports and CO2 emission calcs

Yes

Key performance indicators and advanced analytics

Yes

Benchmarking Reports

Yes

Financial Analysis and Reporting

Yes

Power Quality Reports

Yes

Alarm Summary and Trend Reports

Yes

Interactive business reports and dashboards

Yes

Import data from CSV files to calculations and reports, Export results to CSV file Interactive Dashboards by User created (Support Microsoft Report Definition Language) Limit number of Reports and Dashboards by User Created (by Business-Intelligence module)

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Unlimited

Complex calculation methods and script code usage

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Features of AVReporter WebPublisher:

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AVReporter WEB Client (AVReporter WEBPublisher)

On the fly multi-language support

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Localization support (Language, Currency, Date format, Individual layout) Tested Browser (Internet Explorer, FireFox, Google Chrome) User friendly Report Management interface (Order by Groups, etc.) Users can easily export reports to popular formats (Excel, PDF), and print or email them Customized reporting (Company Logo, Visual settings, Template report creation, Simple calculation method) Tables, Trends, Pie and Bar Charts, and Histograms Reports

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

X-Y Scatter Plots

Yes

Consumption Reports (electrical, gas, vapor, water, sewage, etc.)

Yes

Energy Usage Reports

Yes

Energy Allocation Reports

Yes

Energy by Shift Reports and Threshold Limits

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Demand Energy and Power Calculation (Electricity, Gas, etc.)

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Real-time trend and Analysis

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Cost Allocation Reports

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ABCD Efficiency rating and Energy Certificate reports

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Green House Gases reports and CO2 emission calculations

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Key performance indicators and advanced analytics

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Benchmarking Reports

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Financial Analysis and Reporting

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Power Quality Reports

Yes

Alarm Summary and Trend Reports

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Flexible & interactive business reports and dashboards Interactive Dashboards by User created (Support Microsoft Report Definition Language) Limit number of Reports and Dashboards by User Created (by Business-Intelligence module) Complex calculation methods and script code usage to Reports and Dashboards

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Yes

Unlimited

Yes

Multi-User and Security Access Level Management

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Expand by ASP.NET and PHP program code, JavaScript code, VBScript code and Flash technology

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5. AVReporter Database Management


5.1 Data Collection Model
AVReporter has been designed to offer a wide range of options for collecting data from a variety of systems. The Business-Intelligence Module and AVR Connection Center Plug-ins are used together to provide the data source integration and database query creation respectively to collect and process the data specifically required to produce a report or dashboard. Each are outlined below.

The Business Intelligence Module provides a efficient solution for creating and managing links to external data sources (SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, Excel file, XML file, CSV file etc.) using ODBC connections. Operations may be performed on the output of these queries and the results can either be displayed as reports immediately or exported.

Data Collection by Business-Intelligence module

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The AVR Connection Center Plug-in is a powerful and versatile data management tool. It is used to create communication links between different types of otherwise disparate data sources so that specific data can be imported or exported, calculation models can be designed and applied to the data, incoming data can be added, modified, or deleted from database, and data quality checks may be applied, etc. Background execution of these database operations is scheduled by AVR Connection Center (every minute, hour, day etc.) for automated and ongoing surveillance of the active database. These procedures have also been designed for optimal performance so that the integration of many data sources exchanging large amounts of data can be efficiently and reliably integrated and processed into a single active database. This solution makes AVReporter capable of supporting both simple and complex system architectures, across one site, one campus or across a global portfolio.

Data Collection by AVR Connection Center

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Global system topology by AVReporter

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AVReporter is provided with a Data Importer Driver to link to external applications that are required to write data into (logging) the database of AVReporter, such as a SCADA system or a Visual Basic application (e.g. temperature, gas consumption data, etc.). In this case, we need a utility to write the data directly into the SQL server database of AVReporter. The Data Importer Driver facilitates this using function calls through AVRDataImporter.dll.

Manual Data input to AVReporter can be imported using a previously prepared document, such as through Excel or Text Editor, essentially through a CSV file, typically with the help of a user input form.

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5.2 Calculation Models with AVReporter

One of the strongest features of AVReporter is the opportunity to freely perform calculations on different data sources (data stored, read on-the-fly or supplied manually) and specify the destination of the results, whether it be a report, database, or another application capable of importing data. Run-time mathematical calculations can be applied on the fly using the data sources that are open for the query behind a report.

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Pre-calculations involving data from multiple sources can be applied during the execution of a report query for cases where unit conversions may be required or where combinations of source data may be applied to a summary efficiency calculations.

Pre-calculation with source data

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Calculated data may be stored in the AVReporter database. This is useful in cases where large amounts of data must be processed in order to satisfy a complex mathematical expression in the report query. As it would require a considerable amount of time to complete the query and open a report, it makes sense to pre-process these calculations using a schedule that runs the query(ies) in the background during non-peak periods. The results can then be posted to the AVReporter

database, ready for quick execution later when the reports will be requested.

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Forecasting of data may be configured using regression equations created from historical data and then applied with the knowledge and input of predicted or budgeted driver data such as production units or weather data. The driver data must have been applied in the development in the regression equations in the first place.

Forecasting calculation

Custom calculations can also be configured in AVReporter using scripts over and above the calculation methods outlined above. In this way, AVReporter offers unlimited possibilities for processing the original data into the required KPIs for any business.

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6. AVReporter Security Features


AVReporter has a comprehensive Multi-User and Security Access Level Management system that can be enabled to meet a broad range of corporate IT compliance requirements. These include the following,

User Groups User Groups are collections of user accounts that all have the same security rights. If you have an administrator account, you can create custom user groups, move accounts from one group to another, and add or remove accounts from different groups. When you create a custom user group, you can choose which rights to assign. Data and report access can be segmented by user group. User groups can be restricted from seeing data and reports that utilize sources that they would not normally have permission to access. User Accounts User Accounts are members of one group. Each user has a login name, password, list of accessible menus and features.

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7. AVReporter Localization
AVReporters multilingual support together with its multi currency ability allows AVReporter to be deployed as a single central global energy management solution while supporting local language and currency at each site. This is ideal for deploying an AVReporter solution in a phased or fiscal scenario, as well as, accommodating multi-cultural teams working with the same data. Note that the language may be changed on the fly. AVReporter has native localization support, including: on the fly multi-language support multiple currencies preferred date format corporate logo support custom layout support

Multiple currency usage by AVReporter

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8. AVReporter Administration Tool


AVReporter contains powerful and easy to use administration tools designed to support system administrators. Administration tools support the following functions: Configure user and database security access Configure database connections Database and configuration Management (backup and restore, report, dashboard groups creation, etc.) Configure schedule tasks (reporting, printing, etc.) Manage installed modules and plug-ins Manage software licences and registrations Event Logging

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9. AVReporter User Perspective


Overall, AVReporter was designed to be a flexible reporting tool that could provide users with their data visualization and reporting needs through presentation-quality reports and dashboards. In addition, it was designed to provide users with the ability to easily export reports to popular formats, such as, Excel, PDF, and XML, and to any user on the network immediately or on scheduled basis.

The tools and user interface required to meet those objectives were met with AVReporter and its suite of add-on tools. By providing instant and easy access to information and minimizing delays to data analysis and reports, AVReporter easily demonstrated its value and indispensability in meeting energy management program objectives. Because AVReporters attractive user interface, it permitted users to be more self-sufficient, greatly reducing their dependence on IT and software support. Users have reported that using AVReporter has helped them analyze and process information quickly and, in most cases, in just a single click.

AVReporter's reporting solutions offer industry-leading visualization capabilities with support for report elements like: Trends, Charts, Tables, and Histograms X-Y Scatter Plots Energy Ratings using ABC charting Energy Cost Billing Financial Analysis and Reporting Energy by Threshold limits Energy and cost allocation Key performance indicator tracking Green house gas reporting Carbon dioxide emission calculation summaries Power demand and energy optimization Power quality summaries Alarm summaries reports (IEC 61000-4-30, EN50160 reports) Renewable energy statements of efficiency, etc.

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Energy Performance digital dashboard

Dynamic Dashboard by WEBPublisher

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CO2 Emission calculation Report

Key Performance Indicator Report

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Line Chart Report

Energy and Cost Summary Dashboard

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Table Report

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Pie and Bar Chart Reports

Histogram and Chart Reports

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10. Billing Reports Application


The original purpose of the Business-Intelligence Module was to provide the user with Billing Report functionality, such as, for invoicing or statements of expenses applied to tenants in office buildings, retail suites in shopping centers, individual businesses in industrial parks, separate departments in industrial manufacturing units, etc. This application remains a key application and is requested by many projects.

The objective of the application is to provide cost allocation to individual users or spaces otherwise using energy from a common source, typically from one utility meter The challenge was to provide accurate and localized invoicing or statements to a broad range of users. Also, it was important to have the invoices approved by the local tax authority in each jurisdiction. This is a very typical scenario in a deregulated utility environment, where the landlord is typically treated as a utility by the local commissions.

In some scenarios, the application was required to export a file to the customers existing invoicing system (example: SAP, etc.). The AVR Connection Center met this requirement.

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