We use our own and third-party cookies to improve browsing and provide content of interest.

In continuing we understand that you accept our Cookies Policy. You can modify the cookies storage options in your browser. Learn more

I understand

Articles

Effectiveness vs. Efficiency

 

People not acquainted with the world of energy efficiency often mix up these two terms or use them as synonyms. It is a common error, since energy efficiency refers to a better use of the energy resources of our installation with a sustainable approach.

Effectiveness can be defined as the attainment of a goal or result, regardless of the achievement of a better use of resources when attaining that goal or whether the results affect production processes or not.

In turn, efficiency is defined as the relationship between resources used and the results or goals achieved. Consequently, efficiency is achieved when we use fewer resources to attain a goal or achieve better results with the same resources.

"Therefore, we can be effective but not efficient, and vice versa. In a perfect world, we would be effective and efficient."
 

You can read our news in the news section.
You can also follow our publications on CIRCUTOR's Twitter account, and on LinkedIn.

circutor32x32

Contact

CIRCUTOR, SA
Vial Sant Jordi s/n, 08232
Viladecavalls (Barcelona) Spain
Tel: (+34) 93 745 29 00
Fax (+34) 93 745 29 14

Technical Support

(+34) 93 745 29 19

SAT

© 2015 circutor.com. All rights reserved.