EnerNOC, Inc., a leading provider of energy management applications and services, today announced that Denver Public Schools (DPS) has deployed the company’s DemandSMART™ and EfficiencySMART™ Insight applications across the school district’s 24 facilities (totaling 4.5 million square feet) in greater Denver, Colorado. These tools provide DPS with unprecedented visibility into its buildings’ energy usage. DemandSMART enables the school district to reduce energy use during periods of peak demand and receive payments through Xcel Colorado’s Demand Response (DR) Program, while EfficiencySMART Insight’s powerful analytics and proprietary diagnostics proactively identify energy savings opportunities.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock recently challenged those in the Denver metro areas – including private building owners, nonprofit organizations, and Denver Public Schools – to respond to the 2011 White House call to improve energy performance by a minimum of 20% by 2020 across 1.6 billion square feet of office, industrial, municipal, hospital, university, and school building space. DPS has chosen to answer the call by deploying EnerNOC’s energy management software, which will both enable participation in demand response and allow the schools to analyze their real time energy data to identify areas for improvement.
EfficiencySMART Insight is a cloud-based energy management solution that continuously analyzes energy data and identifies operational inefficiencies. The EfficiencySMART deployment also includes EnerNOC analyst support that advises the schools on appropriate low- and no-cost energy efficiency measures, such as strategies for avoiding peak demand charges, smarter start-up and night-setback schedules, and other changes that can have a meaningful impact on annual energy spend.
“With EfficiencySMART, we can see how much energy each of our buildings is using in real-time,” said Jim Faes, Director of Sustainability for Denver Public Schools. “In the past, we had no idea how much energy we were using until we got the bill a month later. Now we can see changes in energy use as they happen and make corrections along the way that result in less waste and lower costs.”
“For school districts, every dollar spent on energy is a dollar that’s not being spent directly on student programs,” said Tim Healy, Chairman and CEO of EnerNOC. “Our goal is to empower facility managers to make better energy management decisions, improve comfort, and decrease maintenance costs – all of which means that there is more money to reinvest back into the school community.”
For more information on DemandSMART, EfficiencySMART, and EnerNOC’s other energy management services, please visit the website.
EnerNOC (enernoc.com) unlocks the full value of energy management for our utility and commercial, institutional, and industrial (C&I) customers by delivering a comprehensive suite of demand-side management services that reduce real-time demand for electricity, increase energy efficiency, improve energy supply transparency in competitive markets, and mitigate emissions. EnerNOC’s Utility Solutions™ offerings, which include both Implementation and Consulting services, are helping hundreds of utilities and grid operators worldwide meet their demand-side management objectives. EnerNOC serves thousands of commercial, institutional, and industrial customers worldwide through its suite of energy management applications including: DemandSMART™, comprehensive demand response; EfficiencySMART™, continuous energy savings; and SupplySMART™, energy price and risk management. Our Network Operations Center (NOC) offers 24x7x365 customer support.
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