Los Angeles, Calif. (PRWEB) August 15, 2013
Switch Automation’s CEO Deb Noller participated in the “Greater Los Angeles Building Bake-Off” event hosted by the Los Angeles 2030 District on July 23rd at the downtown Los Angeles offices of Gensler, the world’s largest architectural firm. Noller pointed out how the convergence of IT, real estate, energy efficiency and building operations is providing new opportunities to reduce energy use and optimize building operations at low cost and with great speed.
At the Bake-Off event, Noller presented the benefits for building owners of the Switch platform, designed to monitor portfolios of buildings: engaging user interface, scalability of solutions, real time data, ease of handling data in multiple formats from dozens of sources and the robustness of working with the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.
She said: “We eager to deliver the power of Cloud Computing to monitoring, analyzing and controlling buildings in Los Angeles, along with facilitating energy efficiency improvements for building owners, managers and tenants, based on improved real-time data visualization and control of building operations.”
William Lowery, moderator of the Bake-Off, said: “I was really impressed by the breadth and depth of the Switch platform, what it can do for building owners and how much industry-related knowledge Deb Noller brought to the event.” Lowery is President of Talo Management Group, a leading real estate asset management and consulting firm.
For further information please contact Deb Noller at dnoller(at)switchautomation(dot)com.
About the Los Angeles 2030 District
The Los Angeles 2030 District is an interdisciplinary public-private collaborative working to create a groundbreaking high-performance building district in downtown Los Angeles. With the Architecture 2030 Challenge for Planning providing performance goals, the District seeks to develop realistic, measurable, and innovative strategies to assist district property owners, managers, and tenants in meeting aggressive goals that reduce environmental impacts of facility construction and operations. This type of collaborative action is a strategic undertaking to help the City of Los Angeles meet its energy efficiency goals and represents a major investment in the future of Los Angeles’s buildings.
Switch Automation is a leading software company that provides a Cloud-based platform for data acquisition, visualization, monitoring and control for nearly 1000 large buildings on four continents. A market-leading provider of building automation and energy management software for commercial, industrial and residential properties, with numerous projects underway in the US, Australia and Singapore, Switch leads the field in delivering its “software as a service (SaaS)” platform through a flexible and scalable Cloud-based global framework, powered by the Microsoft Azure cloud. Switch Automation’s US operations are located in Los Angeles and San Francisco, California; Seattle, Washington, and Tucson, Arizona.