Canadian commercial, industrial and institutional companies in a better position to identify inefficiencies and energy waste

OTTAWA, Feb. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Businesses and landlords can quickly identify inefficiencies and energy waste with a new web-based solution offered by Hydro Ottawa's subsidiary Energy Ottawa Inc. The EnergyFlow™ Monitor tracks a building's energy and water use in real-time, providing valuable data to identify inefficiencies or adjust settings based on occupancy patterns. Electricity generation, such as solar PV, can also be monitored and graphically presented.

Energy Ottawa will be marketing the EnergyFlow™ Monitor solution, as the exclusive Canadian distributor for the suite of products.

The product has proven its effectiveness locally, in a project with the RA Centre, the largest private not-for-profit recreation and leisure facility in Ottawa. Since EnergyFlow™ Monitor and suite of tools was first introduced in early 2014, the RA Centre has been able to better understand how and where they are using their energy. As a large multi-function complex, they can now measure, manage and allocate costs for areas such as outdoor sports fields, arenas, restaurant and parking lots.

Quick Facts

  • EnergyFlow™ Monitor is developed by Noveda Technologies, a leader in web-based, real-time energy and water management systems.
  • It collects data from individual meters (electric, gas, steam, fuel oil, water) in one minute intervals, which is then transmitted to secure servers, and can be accessed online from anywhere, anytime.
  • Energy Ottawa Inc. offers energy services and expertise to help businesses manage utility consumption and cut costs.

Quotes

"We're proud to offer an industry leading option for Canadian businesses to meet the growing needs to monitor, manage and reduce environmental footprint."
- Roger Marsh, Chief Energy Management Officer, Hydro Ottawa

"We are excited to offer reliable, cost effective and environmentally-responsible alternatives. The Noveda platform and capabilities complement Energy Ottawa's strategic intent of providing innovative solutions to support customers with their energy and management initiatives."
- Govi Rao, President and CEO of Noveda Technologies

"Having the ability to isolate utility consumption and costs for specific areas of our operation, has allowed us to better understand the costs of providing services to our clients. The EnergyFlow™ system has been instrumental in helping us find opportunities to reduce our utility costs through our energy efficiency efforts."
- Ross Rankin, Director, Facility & Property Services RA Centre

About Hydro Ottawa

Hydro Ottawa's core businesses are delivering electricity, generating renewable power and providing energy conservation/management services. Hydro Ottawa is a community-owned, private company, delivering electricity to more than 315,000 customers in Ottawa and Casselman. It is the largest municipally-owned producer of green power in the province, with hydroelectric and landfill gas-to-energy generating facilities, and offers an extensive range of energy management services to a wide variety of customers. Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. (Hydro Ottawa) owns and operates two subsidiary companies, Hydro Ottawa Limited and Energy Ottawa Inc.

 

SOURCE Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc.

For further information: Media contact: Daniel Séguin, Manager, Media and Public Affairs, Hydro Ottawa, Tel: 613-738-5499 ext. 345, danseguin@hydroottawa.com, www.hydroottawa.com

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