Property Owners and Managers face many choices when it comes to intelligent and cost-effective energy savings. Climate control is typically the largest consumer of electricity, accounting for 40% – 60% of commercial building electricity consumption. Upgrading commercial air conditioning and refrigeration systems has been expensive to date.
The Energy Intelligence Center is pleased to offer ways to generate 15% to 40% savings without changing any of the cooling equipment. Our latest patent pending technology along with optional support services optimize chillers and cooling systems to create efficiencies without impacting thermostat settings and without generating any downtime or upfront costs. We integrate with existing Building Management Systems (BMS) and Building Automation Systems (BAS) as well as provide optimization for facilities that do not have BMS/BAS.
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Video: Executive Team Introduction
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In addition to our OptikW Algorithm, we offer Monitoring, Diagnostics, Training, and Consulting. We are dedicated to advancing Artificial Intelligence through ongoing Research and Development to continuously improve our offerings. Plus, our Artificial Intelligence Research and Development serves to continuously improve our offerings.
U.S. Focus: We service commercial properties across the U.S. Our initial focus includes the Northeast Corridor with the population density, the South/East and West, with the high cooling loads, and the West Coast with a focus on sustainability. For other areas, provide Preliminary Assessments to determine the most appropriate path to cooling optimization.
International Focus: We service commercial & industrial properties around the world, and members of our founding team have provided implementation in the Middle East as well as multiple five star hotels for the Starwood Group in India. Given the high cooling demand for hotels in the Caribbean islands, we also focus on our southern neighbors to help reduce their operating cost. Hotel and hospital facility operating officers and managers in the Caribbean face the double challenge of high cooling demand and higher than U.S. average costs/kWh. Reducing the cooling load by 20% to 40% has a significant impact on operations and net profit.
The Energy Intelligence Center includes a consortium of Chanel Partners in the U.S. from the east to the west coast and from the south up though the north. Recent strategic relations as far as Australia and the Middle East provide an opportunity to extend the optimization and advance toward a more sustainable future.
A Sustainable Future:
The Energy Intelligence Center is dedicated to reducing energy consumption for commercial property owners and managers through the most cost-effective means possible. Our OptikW technology optimizes kilowatt consumption and is the cornerstone of our operations. Artificial Intelligence (Ai) for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration play an increasing role in our offerings. We provide algorithm implementation and consulting at the facility level, and we also provide training for next-generation energy professionals. Buildings account for over 40% of U.S. energy consumption, and climate control often accounts for more than half of the energy. By cutting 25% or more on the cooling loads, we are able to save money for our clients and make support environmental stewardship along the path of energy intelligence.
Who We Serve:
Our algorithm platform is ideal for central cooling systems with a chilled water loop or facilities like supermarkets and beverage/food distribution centers with high refrigeration loads. Facilities that run 24/7 such as Hotels, Hospitals, Data Centers, and Refrigerated Distribution Centers provide excellent opportunities for energy savings through our technology. Supermarkets typically consume over half of their energy from refrigeration making them excellent candidates as well for optimization.
We offer $0 upfront cost solutions with monthly licensing payments set at 50% of the energy savings. The performance payments are based on monthly utility bills relative to trailing year to date consumption or based on mutually agreed baseline metrics from the International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP).
The Executive Team includes the three founding partners, who are each seasoned energy professionals. Charles A. Szoradi (Charlie), Sridharan Raghavachari (Sri), and D.S. Ravishankar (Ravi) share the vision to provide cost-effective energy optimization. They each bring multiple decades of experience within their areas of focus.
•Business Operations, Channel Sales, and Marketing – Charlie (CEO)
•Optimization Development Strategy – Sri (President and CTO)
•Implementation and Programming Execution – Ravi (CIO)
Sri is the inventor of one of the seminal cooling optimization systems, which he filed for patent protection in 2011. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted the patent in 2014 for the “CENTRAL COOLING AND CIRCULATION ENERGY MANAGEMENT CONTROL SYSTEM.” The patented algorithm has served as the springboard for the program development and the panel building services provided by Ravi and the programming team under his direction. The installed projects to date save over 25 million annual kWh. Charlie is a LEED AP Architect and sustainability professional, who has multiple patents granted by the USPTO and is the author of Learn from Looking, which includes over two decades of his travel drawings and insight on energy-efficiency and sustainability from his travels and work around the world.
As the Energy Intelligence Center grows, there are leadership opportunities for strategic participation and employment in sections of the U.S. as well as overseas.
For students interested in careers in Next Generation Sustainability, see our HVAC Internship Program
Our CEO, Charlie Szoradi, was invited by the Council of State Governments (CSG) to speak at the Easter Regional Conference on July 29, 2019. Presentation slide show
The presentation was specifically for CSG’s Energy and Environment Committee, and here is the link to the 12 minute video of the presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqSuqHQbfBM&feature=youtu.be