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Power TakeOff Adds ‘Cost’ Feature

Power TakeOff has announced the addition of a cost analysis feature to compliment the virtual account management software. With this new tool users are able to calculate savings through energy efficiency projects, and have a better understanding of how their energy usage affects their monthly bill.

Successful First Year for Energy-Saving Industrial Pilot

Center for Energy and Environment, Power TakeOff Report Successful First Year for Energy-Saving Industrial Pilot Small companies see big savings opportunities through Power TakeOff’s Real-Time Monitoring and CEE’s Advising Services Minneapolis, May 27, 2015 — Center for Energy and Environment (CEE), a leader in energy-efficiency programs built for business, and Power TakeOff, a leading provider of business customer engagement software for utilities, today announced successful first-year results in a program that helps small industrial businesses identify energy waste and optimize production. Energy Intelligence for Industry provides real-time, pragmatic energy feedback from CEE’s engineers to help industries in the Minneapolis area identify energy waste and improve energy management. The program is offered free-of-charge to small or mid-sized industrial customers in Xcel Energy’s Minnesota service territory. It is sponsored by Xcel Energy, shedding light on the potential benefits of providing businesses with real-time operational energy-use data and feedback. “We launched our Energy Intelligence program in 2014, and nearly every business we’ve served has found untapped savings opportunities,” says CEE project manager Kevin Bengtson. “Within our high-tech monitoring, the interface for clients is pointedly user-friendly. You can literally watch your facility’s energy use rise and fall — day by day, and minute by minute — and then work with us to trim the fat and make the most of your energy spending.” The first year’s progress has been notable: To date, the Energy Intelligence pilot program has served 49 companies. The program has helped customers identify an average of 8% annual bills savings. Nearly half the savings have resulted from low-cost/no-cost improvements with immediate payback. “And we’re looking for more businesses to...

Power TakeOff Selects Urjanet as its Automated Utility Data Provider

Urjanet’s Automated Data Will Simplify and Expand Power TakeOff’s Utility Data Collection Services ATLANTA and DENVER– March 24, 2015– Urjanet, the world’s first provider of automated utility data, and Power TakeOff, a leading provider of interval data monitoring, analysis, and reporting, today announced a partnership in which Power TakeOff will use Urjanet data, sourced from over 1,400 utilities worldwide, to expand its service offerings, simplify utility data acquisition, and lower its customers’ data aggregation costs. “Incorporating Urjanet’s high-quality, automated utility data into our data collection service enables us to give our customers the timely, detailed energy insights they need to maximize the comfort and energy efficiency of their facilities,” said Peter Widmer, Power TakeOff’s Vice President of Business Development and Marketing. “With over 47,000 utility rate structures in the United States and thousands of bill formats, it was a challenge for our users to collect the data they needed to evaluate and rank their facilities by energy savings potential,” said Widmer. Now fueled with Urjanet’s automated data feed, Power TakeOff’s solutions enable customers to advance from basic to strategic energy management by understanding their energy usage across a broad portfolio of facilities to determine where it’s best to invest in real-time, one-minute interval data monitoring for a more granular view. “Now our customers spend less time finding problems and more time implementing solutions.” “At Urjanet, we’re passionate about providing the highest quality, automated utility data, which supports the growth of the energy software and sustainability ecosystem,” said Gary Brooks, Urjanet’s Chief Marketing Officer. “We’re very excited to add Power TakeOff to our global partner network, which includes the leading...

Partnership with Upkeep Energy Announced

  Power TakeOff is happy to announce the addition of another service to its toolkit to better equip customers with the energy knowledge necessary to reach optimum energy savings. In a strategic move, Power TakeOff will be partnering with Upkeep Energy to provide customized energy engineering services. Clients who enroll in the service will receive regular analysis of their energy demand and consumption, drawing detailed attention to opportunities for increased energy savings. Upkeep Energy has a strong track record in the Denver area with over 15 years of service experience in the energy management field. The team has helped customers save thousands of dollars by increasing energy efficiency. Jessica of Upkeep Energy states “I am really excited about the opportunity to work with Power Takeoff to continue to develop a service and streamlined product that can help energy managers in the field monitor building operation and reduce energy usage on an ongoing basis. Facility managers are busy folks, so they need to know as soon as possible when something has changed in their building to affect their energy profile. The raw energy data has to be translated into useful information to help them make effective decisions.” Power TakeOff is excited to see all the ways this partnership will enhance the reporting and analysis in order to bridge the provision of information to actionable feedback. If you are a current customer enrolled with Power TakeOff be sure to ask about the program and the benefits it can provide you and your...

Power TakeOff to Exhibit at the IFMA World Workplace Conference

Power TakeOff is pleased to announce our new membership with the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Denver chapter. The IFMA is the world’s largest international association for facility management professionals. The organization is comprised of more than 24,000 members in 94 different countries and works to “advance and support the practice of facility management globally.”  Power TakeOff works closely with facility managers across the country and is excited to increase our support for IFMA facility managers that we work with on a regular basis. As part of our recent membership, Power TakeOff will be exhibiting at the World Workplace Conference, booth number 735, in Denver this coming fall from October 7-9.  We are looking forward to making many new connections and getting together with leaders in the facility management community. If you would like to get to know our services better and how they can be used to support facility managers across the country, please use the contact form or call us to setup a time to connect before or at the conference. If you would like to learn more about the IFMA Denver chapter follow this link for more...