18 Apr '12, 2pm

Essess: Google Street View for building energy efficiency

Essess: Google Street View for building energy efficiency

A Cambridge, Mass.-based startup, Essess , has found a novel way to spot energy leaks for residential and commercial buildings: drive-by energy audits. Equipped with multi-spectral thermal cameras mounted on top of vehicles, the company captures high-speed images to build a database of energy consumption for buildings, neighborhoods and cities. The company analyzes the thermal image data to identify energy leakages and provides energy efficiency reports for building owners without ever setting foot on the property. It's Google Street View meets Zillow for commercial and residential energy efficiency. Essess CEO Storm Duncan sees "big data" as the great enabler to encourage energy efficiency for businesses and homeowners. "We can capture and zero-in on energy use for buildings down to individual windows and help building owners increase efficiency and reduce costs," says Du...

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