Monday, October 25, 2010
ecobee Partners with Incenergy to Deliver User-Friendly Energy Management Solution: Incenergy interfaces with ecobees Smart Thermostat
Toronto, ON – October 25, 2010 – ecobee, the multiple award-winning green technology company and maker of the ecobee Smart Thermostat, announced today that they have partnered with Incenergy LLC, a Smart Grid and energy management company, to deploy Incenergy’s energy management software platform.
The ecobee Smart Thermostat leverages existing utility infrastructure and smart grid assets while delivering a robust, flexible and scalable platform for the future. The Smart Thermostat provides full HVAC thermostat control as well as in home display capabilities. It allows customers to have greater control and choice of how and when they consume energy while allowing the utility to successfully manage demand response programs to create environmental benefits.
“ecobee’s main focus is to provide utility customers with an affordable and reliable smart grid solution as well as a great customer experience,” says Stuart Lombard, President & CEO, ecobee. “We believe that customer experience is critical to the success of the solution between utility eco-system partners. ecobee is committed to delivering a vision of providing innovative strategies for conservation, energy efficiency and demand response. We are pleased to join Incenergy in this goal and look forward to creating a platform that will facilitate this goal.”
Incenergy’s hardware agnostic platform design allows Incenergy to pair its behind the meter technology with best of breed smart meters to deliver affordable energy management packages for utilities and consumers.
“Incenergy’s software platform was designed to integrate with leading hardware providers and communicate over various wireless networks and we are excited to work with ecobee to drive the adoption of energy management technologies,” said Barry McConachie, CEO of Incenergy.
ecobee, founded in 2007, delivers intelligent conservation solutions for real people. The company is building its product platform around The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™. ecobee’s products are sold for use in single family homes (new and retrofitted), multi-family dwellings and light commercial properties. For more information, visit ecobee.com.
Incenergy is a Smart Grid software company and systems integrator; leveraging cloud computing and low-cost wireless networked devices, to produce cost-effective and hardware-independent building energy management solutions while reducing peak electricity demand for utilities. Our nation-wide distribution network of DSI Systems retail storefronts and certified installers empowers Utilities to scale up to thousands of connected SmartNode™ endpoints — creating a real-time dispatchable Virtual Power Plant. Incenergy is based in Austin, TX. For more information, please visit www.incenergy.com.