In visual energy a Cost center or Energy benefit are possibilities to associate consumptions of a Meteringpoint to a logical business unit. Between Cost centers and Energy benefit is no functional difference. Normally companies use Cost centers to associate arising consumptions to a causer. On the other hand Energy benefit is used to associate this to a usage type, e.g. heat, cool, production etc.
Cost centers can be managed hierarchical. The sums will be transmitted to the respective parent element.
Create new Cost center
- Navigate to the Cost centers in the Evaluation area.
- Use the button
- Set a Cost center number, a name, as well as the permissions.