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Green Schools Alliance Launches Energy & Water Management Services for Member Schools

03/20/2018

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NEW YORK, March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Schools Alliance announced an innovative service for participating member schools to lower energy costs and to increase energy literacy among students and other stakeholders. Built on world-class patented solutions from Noveda Technologies, the services range from basic energy monitoring to deploying cutting edge energy conservation measures designed to lower operating costs for schools while simultaneously educating the students on energy and water management. All participating schools and districts can now deploy proven technology solutions and services with minimum to no upfront investment, specifically to monitor, verify and proactively manage their energy and water usage. Green Schools Alliance is offering these solutions in an exclusive partnership with IoT leader Noveda Technologies, which is leading the integration of emerging concepts like Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to simplify resource management within buildings.

"We are excited to offer our schools and districts world-class solutions from Noveda Technologies that will have a big impact on reducing their carbon footprint while lowering operating costs and educating the students simultaneously," said Alliance Executive Director Sharon Jaye. "Having real-time intelligence on usage patterns will enable schools to better manage their costs while educating the students on the virtues of energy efficiency." Alliance schools and districts, like the New York City Department of Education with 1,800+ schools, will now be able to choose from a range of innovative solutions from Noveda Technologies, including real time energy monitoring, energy retrofit services, and advanced analytics and building controls. Noveda's patented monitoring solution integrates consumption and generation data from buildings and provides actionable intelligence for building operators and users. Margaret Watson, Alliance Founder and President added, "We decided to partner with Noveda after reviewing several solutions in the market and we are very impressed with the technology and even more so with the Noveda team.

""Schools can be the launching pad for the cultural transformation we need - to shift our energy and water use paradigm. We are thrilled with the idea of engaging with a wide range of student leaders in this effort," said Govi Rao, President and CEO of Noveda Technologies. He added, "We are very excited to partner with the Green Schools Alliance and empower schools world-wide to lower consumption costs using analytics and data visualization."  Information on the Noveda suite of solutions is available at www.greenschoolsalliance.org/utilitydashboard

About Green Schools Alliance:
The Green Schools Alliance community connects and supports more than 13,000 Sustainability Champions, representing more than 9,000 schools, districts, and organizations in 48 U.S. states and 90 countries. Collectively, these champions influence nearly 5 million K-12 students across the globe to make tools and resources more accessible to sustainability champions worldwide. The Alliance works through our international coalition of schools, rooted in the idea that collaboration brings the greatest fundamental change for sustainable learning environments and communities. For more information, visit  www.greenschoolsalliance.org or call 202-905-2332.

About Noveda Technologies:
Noveda Technologies is the IoT leader in web-based, real-time energy and water management solutions. The company's hardware, software and energy management services help reduce energy and water usage, optimize performance of renewable energy systems, and reduce the carbon footprint for customers world-wide, across commercial/retail, industrial, government, education, and utility sectors. For more information, visit www.noveda.com or call 908-534-8855.

Contact: 
Dr. Sharon Jaye, E.D. Green Schools Alliance 202-905-2332 - sjaye@greenschoolsalliance.org