SmartWatt Energy to Attend Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference & Expo in Nashville, TN

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Representatives from SmartWatt Energy, a provider of cutting-edge turnkey SmartLighting sustainability projects for higher education, are scheduled to attend the upcoming Assocation for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference & Expo. This year’s event will be held in Nashville, TN, October 6-9, 2013.

Representatives from SmartWatt Energy, a provider of cutting-edge turnkey SmartLighting sustainability projects for higher education, are scheduled to attend the upcoming Assocation for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference & Expo. This year’s event will be held in Nashville, TN, October 6-9, 2013.

SmartWatt’s Vice President of East Coast Operations, Tarek El Gohary, and Vice President of West Coast Operations, Ben Stewart, will be in attendance. SmartWatt recently began construction on a SmartLighting project for a major West Coast University, described by the Sierra Club as "Over the Top Thorough" when it came to sustainability initiatives, and has another major higher education project in process in the Southeast. Their integrated approach improves energy efficiency, maximizes energy savings and reduces environmental impact. SmartWatt is a recognized market leader in sustainable solutions, especially in emerging technologies, and is one of the fastest growing private engineering firms in the United States. They have a long history of working nationwide with recognized brands, and oversee many high-profile national accounts clients.

The AASHE annual conference is the largest stage in North America for higher education sustainability thought leadership. Attendees from around the world share innovations, activities, frameworks, learning outcomes, tools, strategies, research, theory and leadership initiatives that are changing the face of sustainability in higher education. With trailblazing keynote speakers, workshops, sustainability tours, student summits, awards and networking opportunities, the AASHE conference represents and informs the full spectrum of current sustainability challenges and best practices in higher education each year.

About SmartWatt Energy, Inc.

SmartWatt Energy is a unique energy-efficiency firm. It provides turnkey solutions for utilities, commercial, industrial and institutional clients and also develops proprietary software that streamlines internal workflow processes and provides comprehensive program reporting. SmartWatt Energy’s three divisions use cutting-edge technologies, design and processes to take on and solve their client’s toughest sustainability challenges:

  •     The Commercial, Industrial and Institutional Division works with end-use clients throughout the United States to design and install multi-measure energy-efficiency projects. Clients look to SmartWatt Energy to provide large-scale savings through turnkey energy auditing, engineering, project management and installation services.
  •     The Utility Programs Division contracts directly with utilities to manage their commercial energy efficiency programs. SmartWatt Energy’s vertically integrated program delivery platform ensures utility program success and client satisfaction, because all elements of the utility program are handled by a talented, integrated, cross-functional team.
  •     The Software Development Division creates customized, proprietary software applications to increase efficiencies and provide added value to utilities and national accounts clients.

SmartWatt Energy has won an Inc. magazine "Hire Power" award and has twice been named one of the "Fastest Growing Private Companies in the United States" on the magazine’s annual 5000 list. For more information, visit http://www.smartwattinc.com.

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