12B — January 30 - February 12, 2015 — Owners, Developers & Managers — M id A tlantic

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New generation wireless HVAC units will provide anytime, anywhere control ETS teams up with Lowe’s and Electrolux on innovative wireless PTAC pilot program S UMMIT, NJ — Ener- gy Technology Sav- ings LLC (ETS) , an

The wireless HVAC units, which will be deployed in five different metropolitan NY/ NJ locations, were designed to enable building operations management and residents to better manage and reduce energy costs with anytime, anywhere smartphone mobile applications to control and schedule heating and air con- ditioning appliances. Lowe’s displayed the wire- less PTAC unit at its booth during the 2015 International Consumer and Electronics Show (CES) from January 6-9 in Las Vegas.

“ETS’ comprehensive data collection and diagnostics sys- tems are influencing new de- velopments in smart building technology in the residential and commercial multifamily sectors by providing critical, in-the-field information vital to advancements in technol- ogy and behavior modifica- tions,” said Jeff Hendler , chief executive officer of ETS. “Our holistic vision to harness wearable devices with smart mobile applications is unleash- ing big data from big buildings. The wireless PTAC units are a great example of how leading

smart home appliance provid- ers like Lowe’s and Electrolux are embracing these new paths to energy savings and resident comfort by actively taking it from concept to reality.” The collaboration with Lowe’s and Electrolux reflects ETS’ strategy of developing business relationships with leading smart technology pro- viders. The company recently demonstrated Lowe’s smart home products in the New York City multifamily mar- ketplace. ETS was founded in 2012 by Jeff Hendler, a 20-year energy

industry veteran, and institu- tional owners of large multi- family properties in New York and New Jersey. Experts in the smart building field, ETS implements a series of targeted smart building management strategies to help clients’ build- ings consume less energy, miti- gate property damage, save money, and increase property value and NOI. ETS’ Fast Trak Smart Building Services pro- gram retrieves vital property data with smart meters and sensors, processes that data to reveal actionable cost savings protocols, and presents those protocols to property managers via smart mobile applications to empower management to reduce energy costs, enhance preventative maintenance programs and increase system productivity. ETS’ big data col- lection, analysis, and advisory services provide asset manag- ers with the required metrics to assess the ROI on capital investments installing energy reduction andmechanical fault detection equipment. Many of these mobile services and wearable devices are available for residents as well. n PWC to “Meet the Construction Chiefs” on Feb. 26 NEW YORK, NY — On Thursday, February 26, from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm, Profes- sional Women in Construc- tion (PWC) will present one of its blockbuster annual events, Meet the Construction Chiefs. The B2B interchange with exhibit tables offers attendees an opportunity to network with leading industry decision mak- ers at Club 101. The honored guests will in- clude: Richard Kennedy , co- chief operating officer, Skanska USA ; Andy Frankl , president, IBEX Construction ; Rick Chandler, P.E. , commissioner, NYC Dep’t. of Buildings ; and Denise Berger, AIA , assistant chief engineer, deputy director, Engineering Dept., PANYNJ . Buffet dinner is included. Tickets: $85 PWCmembers; $95 nonmembers with advance res- ervation. All tickets at the door: $100. Exhibit tables are avail- able at $395 PWC members; $495 nonmembers. Club 101 is located at 101 Park Avenue and 40th Street in NYC. To register contact: 212.486-7745 or pwc@ pwcusa.org or www.pwcusa. org/ny. n

independent provider of energy efficiency and smart build- ing technology solutions, an- nounced the first-of-its-kind wireless PTAC pilot program with Lowe’s and Electrolux to test new heating and cooling units in multifamily, high- rise buildings. A packaged terminal air conditioner, or PTAC, is a self-contained heat- ing and air conditioning unit commonly found in hotels and condominium and rental buildings.


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