SPOKANE, Wash. — Ecova, an energy and sustainability management company, announced it has been selected by Chuck E. Cheese’s to provide utility expense and data management services. Ecova will assist the family dining and entertainment company in monitoring, understanding, and reducing energy use at approximately 525 locations nationwide.

Chuck E. Cheese’s is implementing Ecova’s utility expense and data management solution with a focus on cost and energy savings. Ecova will leverage its Big Data Warehouse, which contains over 2.5 billion points of energy data from more than 700,000 facilities, to help Chuck E. Cheese’s gain a better understanding of its energy consumption and spending to improve performance.

“Partnering with Ecova will provide us with key data insights to help us develop the infrastructure and strategy to promote the efficient use of resources,” said Les Lehner, senior vice president of real estate at CEC Entertainment, Chuck E. Cheese’s parent company. “Ecova’s leadership and integrated services will position us for long-term sustainability that will benefit both the environment and our communities.”

“Understanding energy use and how to leverage data to save money and improve performance is an essential business need for today’s companies,” said Jana Schmidt, CEO of Ecova. “Working with Chuck E. Cheese’s to develop a plan focused on cost savings and efficiency is core to Ecova’s strategy for total energy and sustainability management.”

Ecova gathers usage and expenditure data to deliver insights that allow clients to increase operational efficiency, reduce costs, and set sustainability performance standards. For more information, visit www.ecova.com.

Publication date: 4/6/2015

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