Oct. 22, 2014: Enmetric Enters into Agreement with Johnson Controls to Supply Plug Load Solution
Plug Loads Account for 25 to 50 Percent of Total Electricity Consumed in Office Buildings
BELMONT, Calif. — Enmetric Systems Inc. announced that that it has entered into a strategic supply agreement with Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI) that will allow Johnson Controls to sell Enmetric’s plug load solution to facilities managers and building efficiency professionals worldwide. The Enmetric platform enables large enterprises to monitor, control, and manage individual plug load devices. This includes workstation electronics (computers, monitors, etc.), shared enterprise electronics (printers and copiers), as well as kitchen devices (vending machines, coffee makers, water coolers, etc.). According to the company, plug loads account for on the order of 25 percent to 50 percent of total electricity consumed within office buildings.
“For decades, JCI’s building management system technology has provided a foundation for seamless building control capabilities for tens of thousands of customers worldwide. With well over 40,000 current customers today, JCI’s Metasys® platform not only delivers traditional building control capabilities such as HVAC and lighting, but it’s at the forefront of integrating mobile, wireless, and Internet of Things (IoT) functionality. From our perspective, Enmetric will absolutely expand and complement JCI’s next-gen energy management and IoT capabilities,” said Jake Masters, CEO of Enmetric Systems.
Enmetric’s plug load management solution is built on a cloud-based data analytics platform and can save companies on the order of 10 percent to 20 percent in total annual energy costs, said the company.
Walter Shimoon, vice president at Enmetric Systems, added, “We are very excited about aligning with Johnson Controls and believe that Enmetric’s IoT solution will provide JCI’s customers with a powerful platform to measure, report, and control plug loads across the enterprise. As HVAC and lighting get increasingly addressed by facilities managers from an energy management standpoint, plug load data analytics and controls are becoming increasingly relevant — helping facilities managers to maximize and optimize energy efficiency, while providing valuable, real-time ‘big data’ insights about room occupancy and space utilization.”
For more information about Enmetric Systems, visit www.enmetric.com.
For more information about Johnson Controls, visit www.johnsoncontrols.com.
Publication date: 10/20/2014