19 Oct '11, 4pm

SkyFoundry and SCIEnergy: Contrasting Strategies for Energy-Smart Building Software: Here’s a tale of two star...

Here’s a tale of two startups, each promising software that can cut building energy waste by some 20 percent with a return on investment of two years or less, just by fixing the glaring problems in typical buildings -- and each pursuing very different strategies to get to market. In one corner, there’s SCIenergy, the 160-employee product of a merger of Atlanta-based energy services company Servidyne and San Francisco-based startup Scientific Conservation , which has raised about $24 million in two rounds of funding from investors including General Electric and Intel . SCIenergy is aiming to bring 100 million square feet or more under management this year, with software as its backbone. But the firm is also relying on its “building doctors,” as executive VP Andy Tang described the company’s on-the-ground staff, to reach its goals -- even if paying all those engineers costs ...

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