23 Sep '11, 12pm

FirstFuel Aims to Deliver 'Zero-Touch' Building Energy Audits

FirstFuel Aims to Deliver 'Zero-Touch' Building Energy Audits

Imagine having the energy efficiency of your building assessed without an auditor ever setting foot in the place and getting the results -- along with customized recommendations on how your company can cut waste -- in a fraction of the standard turnaround time. That vision of a "zero-touch" audit is what FirstFuel Software CEO Swapnil Shah and his colleagues are trying to deliver to the market with their Rapid Building Assessment Platform. They announced Thursday that their startup landed $2.4 million in an initial round of financing led by Battery Ventures and Nth Power, which were joined by individual investors. The money will be used to scale up the business and move it from pilots to broader distribution. The Massachusetts-based company has been conducting pilots with two of the largest utilities in the U.S. as well as government agencies and is looking to add a third ...

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