Greentech Lead America: Cascade Energy, a provider of
energy efficiency services, has introduced an energy efficient platform
designed to help industrial companies master their energy spend.
Announced at the World Energy Engineering Congress, the
program is a comprehensive Web-based system that makes it possible for
industrial leaders to establish true energy performance, drive action to reduce
consumption and track associated savings across entire enterprises.
“With SENSEI, energy management can move beyond one-time
capital upgrades or occasional best practices to a comprehensive system that
encourages the sustained action required to capture greater efficiency,” said
Dan Brown, Cascade Energy vice president of product development.
“We can now connect actions to energy performance in a
way that drives change in operations and maintenance, employee behavior and
management practices,” Brown added. “This opens the door for significant
sustainable savings, and in some utility territories, significant incentives.”
SENSEI was created to provide an actions-to-performance
energy management system the market was lacking until today. The platform has
been tested in large industrial enterprises and has application in commercial
The introduction of SENSEI comes at a time when
industrial companies are working diligently to contain energy costs, which are
growing faster than the consumer price index and represent 5-40 percent of a
manufacturing company’s cost of goods. According to Pike Research, the
industrial energy management software and services industry is expected to
achieve 22 percent annualized growth through 2020.
SENSEI is available in North America on a subscription
basis to utilities and companies. Service options for professional support,
meter installation, sub-metering, data aggregation, and transmission hardware
are also available.