04 Oct '11, 12pm

Bridging the Small Commercial Efficiency Gap: SCL Elements Raises $2.15M: Let’s face it — almost all the “smar...

Let’s face it -- almost all the “smart building” technology being installed today is going into big buildings. In part, that’s due to the complicated mix of different technologies -- wired and wireless, standards-based and proprietary, HVAC and lighting -- that makes them a hard sell for all but the most dedicated and deep-pocketed building owners. That’s left small and mid-size commercial buildings as an untapped market . But startup SCL Elements is promising its CAN2GO system can meet that market’s needs, and on Tuesday, the company landed $2.15 million from The Westly Group and Navitas Capital to speed up its assault. SCL says its CAN2GO product line can control both lighting and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) from a single platform, using a combination of wired (BACnet, Modbus, CANbus) wireless (EnOcean, ZigBee) and web-based (IP/Ethernet) communicati...

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greenbiz.com 04 Oct '11, 12pm

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environmentalhealthnews.org 03 Oct '11, 10am

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