Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) June 23, 2012
Essess (http://www.essess.com), a leading provider of automated energy assessments for commercial and residential buildings, today announced that it has been chosen by Sustainia as one of the Sustainia100 at Rio+20—the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.
Sustainia is a global community of organizations and corporations including the UN Global Compact, Cisco Systems, General Electric, Philips Lighting, and UBS Investment Bank. Sustainia works to promote sustainability through the implementation of leading, readily-available technologies.
Sourced from 56 countries, the Sustainia100 represents the most innovative and scalable solutions needed to create sustainable societies. The Sustania100 award committee includes Connie Hedegaard (European Union Commissioner for Climate Action) and Arnold Schwarzenegger (former governor and Founding Chair of the R20 Regions of Climate Action Group).
“Sustainia100 is a clear demonstration of the benefits sustainable solutions hold,” said Arnold Schwarzenegger. “They can improve our lives now, if we get into the mode of action.”
Essess is the world’s first Big Data company addressing commercial and residential energy efficiency. The company’s multispectral imaging technology allows for the capture, identification and quantification of energy loss profiles for millions of buildings per month.
“Big Data is becoming a critical enabler for reducing global energy consumption,” said Storm Duncan, Essess CEO. “Essess provides the first viable and scalable technology which helps individual home owners as well as entire communities see the energy being wasted. Being named to the Sustania100 is both an honor and a validation of our business strategy and technological accomplishments.”
Essess is the world’s first Big Data company focused on commercial and residential energy efficiency. Essess’ cutting-edge energy loss detection and diagnostics technology, developed at MIT's Field Intelligence Laboratory, automatically detects and quantifies energy leaks for buildings. Essess captures thermal images of millions of buildings per month in a drive-by format and analyzes this data using proprietary software and scientific algorithms. The data is presented through the Essess customer engagement platform (eCEP), allowing customers to prepare reports for their individual buildings and connecting various parties interested in the building efficiency ecosystem. Essess drives meaningful environmental change by helping building owners understand how to reduce their energy bills. For more information visit http://www.essess.com.
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