Cinema Energy Management. CEM, evolved from our award winning VISTA solution, is an energy and carbon management service designed specifically for cinemas.

Designed and developed by BGES Group, CEM integrates seamlessly between the cinema ticket booking management software and a site’s BMS and HVAC plant.

It was designed and developed by experts at BGES Group, who have been improving the energy efficiency of cinema sites for many years. CEM adjusts projector run times, HVAC, lighting and other plant in line with real-time occupancy levels – delivering improved customer comfort and energy efficiency.

The Benefits of CEM

CEM has a proven track record for real time energy management on a major UK cinema chain, and has saved an incredible 61% of the controllable load throughout the cinema estate, which equates to 13% of the total energy bill!

CEM Features

CEM as a Service cloud software is hosted as a service ‘SaaS’ on a dedicated secure server, which is available 24/7 via a secure point to point encrypted VPN tunnel. Both CEMaaS or CEM as a Managed Service provide your customers with the same optimised comfort levels, when seamlessly merging the ICT Link, an Integration Device and CEM Software as a Service (CEMaaS) elements.

CEM works by understanding and managing various parameters with-in the cinema complex such as: Control set points & algorithms between the cinema ticket booking system, the building management system (BMS), the heating ventilation & air conditioning (HVAC) systems, each screen start and finish times, and your customer comfort policy …effectively and seamlessly maintaining your highly important occupancy comfort levels.

Award Winning, proven technology that can be trusted
< 12 months return on investment
Scalable realtime and future proof open technology
Rapid deployment
5 year warranty available
Fully intergratable and future proof open technology
Bespoke reporting and cloud based headend
Integrates to FM / CAFM work packages
Remote Connection as standard

Service Levels:
SAAS or Managed Service

As a standard, our CEM Software as a Service, known as (CEMaaS) is a per screen subscription services, offering you full flexibility and control.

A further bolt on to a fully Managed Service is available, providing you with a live, connected, proactive and reactive technical bureau. Our bureau team help manage all site issues, from remote interventions and call outs, to a simple ‘too hot / too cold’, 7 days a week.

We can also offer full BMS PPM and service on any manufacture.

CEM is unique to the cinema industry, and understands VISTA, SaaS, BMS, HVAC and ICT. It is proven to be highly suited to operate in complex cinema estates and is fully compatible on both new buildings and retrofit-outs.