New York, NY and Oakland, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2012
Lucid and HonestBuildings.com announced that Lucid will provide real-time resource and performance data for thousands of commercial buildings on the HonestBuildings.com platform. Starting today, members of Honest Buildings will just need to type in an address to access real-time performance data for thousands of buildings listed on the platform. Examples include the Koch Science Center at Deerfield Academy, the 750 East Pratt Street building in Baltimore, and net-zero energy office at 5010 Shoreham Place in San Diego, built and occupied by DPR Construction.
“We’re thrilled to be joining Honest Buildings to provide building owners, managers, service providers and occupants real-time energy consumption information so they can make better decisions about their buildings,” said Michael Murray, CEO of Lucid. “These tools allow these stakeholders to more accurately understand and compare their building’s energy and water consumption with other buildings around the country.”
Lucid is the leading provider of real-time energy and water usage monitoring systems, and Building Dashboard® software is deployed in thousands of buildings. Through the partnership, Lucid will include resource and performance data on the HonestBuildings.com profile pages of buildings that utilize Lucid’s technology.
“Lucid’s innovative, real-time energy monitoring technology adds another layer of rich information to our building profiles and will help people who use Honest Buildings make faster and more informed real-estate decisions,” said Riggs Kubiak, co-founder and CEO of HonestBuildings.com. “It’s another great example of a cutting-edge company using the platform to accelerate the adoption of high-performance buildings.”
HonestBuildings.com is the fastest-growing real-estate network connecting professionals to new business opportunities and information for over 600,000 buildings in the United States. Building profiles on HonestBuildings.com provide users a rich source of building information including square footage, EnergyStar and LEED certifications, building ownership and management, and the projects and renovations that have been performed on a building.
About Honest Buildings Inc.
Honest Buildings helps people find and compare information about any commercial or residential building in the U.S., simply by typing in an address. The website provides users a rich source of valuable building information—from square footage, to building ownership and management, to the projects and renovations that have been performed on a building—and a platform where owners, managers and tenants can connect with service providers, brokers and vendors so they can do business faster and more efficiently than ever before. The rapidly growing real-estate network launched March 20, 2012, and already has a detailed online profile for over 600,000 buildings across the U.S. and thousands of companies from every sector of the real estate industry. Founded in 2011 by Riggs Kubiak, former Global Head of Sustainability for Tishman Speyer, and marketing and Internet veterans Garrett Kubiak and Cody Roberts, it is co-located in New York City in the NYCACRE incubator and in Seattle.
Founded in 2004, Lucid is a privately held cleantech software company and a pioneer in providing real-time information feedback to teach, inspire behavior change, and save energy and water resources in buildings. Over the past eight years, Lucid’s team has made resource use visible, accessible, and engaging so that building occupants have the data visualization and communication tools to manage and reduce their consumption. Today, hundreds of thousands of people live and work in schools, companies, and organizations enhanced by Lucid’s award-winning Building Dashboard® technology. Visit http://www.luciddesigngroup.com, or follow Lucid on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.