At the Electrification 2018 International Conference and Exposition in Long Beach, CA, 75F CEO Deepinder Singh shared news with the audience of utility and energy program leaders that advanced building automation, including sophisticated energy management capabilities, is now available to the majority of buildings who could not previously afford a BAS or EMS. 75F shared that building owners and managers with buildings under 200,000sf now have an affordable building automation option that delivers significant energy savings through sensing and predictive controls of HVAC and lighting, portfolio energy benchmarking and analysis, OpenADR 2.0 automated demand response, daylight harvesting, and other features to help limit peak demand and enhance overall building energy efficiency.
75F Presents: Energy Efficiency Through Affordable & Accessible Building Automation - Electrification 2018
This year was 75F's first trip to the League of Minnesota Cities Conference. And, the City of Saint Cloud and the League of Minnesota Cities did not disappoint! Attendees were excited, exhibitors were at the ready with impressive booth displays, and the decor sent you up north with a cozy, cabin feel. What else could you ask for from a Minnesota-centric conference?!
As the conference began, attendees settled in with a pre-conference workshop and dove right into the juicy (lucy) training all had traveled far and wide to attend. The 75F team began with the City Sustainability Meet-Up in the Alexander Room.
Clean Energy Trust (a nonprofit cleantech accelerator) announced to a sold-out crowd at their Co_Invest Cleantech event in Chicago yesterday that 75F had taken home the largest investment for their building control solutions delivering operational efficiencies, improved productivity and optimal occupant experiences. 75F is one of four new portfolio companies (and the only MN-based company) selected from over 100 applicants; and, the crowd of attendees voted 75F as the People’s Choice.
Clean Energy Trust (CET) awarded 75F with at total of $270,000, representing the largest of four investments in new companies, totaling $700,000. The CO_INVEST Cleantech event brings entrepreneurs, investors, executives, and students together for a day celebrating a shared belief in the power of entrepreneurs to take on the hardest challenges to sustainable life on the planet. The 75F presentation went over so well, the crowd voted 75F the People's Choice winner, adding $20,000 investment to the already allocated $250,000. The people have spoken!
So why did 75F take home the top prize?
Smart City and Smart Building technology is beginning to boom in U.S. cities like Seattle, Portland, and Nashville, as well as cities abroad like Paris, Singapore and Tel Aviv. But how are other cities leveraging Internet of Things (IoT) to get smart and connected, to better serve their citizens and visitors?
75F made a splash at AHR Expo 2018, working with Daikin to debut Intelligent Solutions Powered By 75F. AHR is THE largest event for the heating venting air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) market. The show is produced by American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).