28 Mar '12, 1pm

Essess Merges Google Street View With Zillow to Scale Home Energy Audits: Forty percent of the energy in the U...

Essess Merges Google Street View With Zillow to Scale Home Energy Audits: Forty percent of the energy in the U...

Forty percent of the energy in the U.S. is consumed by buildings -- and billions of dollars of that energy goes out the window, wall and door, or from uncaulked air seal leaks. The current approach for detecting leaks in the building is the blower door test , which is time-consuming, inconvenient and certainly doesn't scale the way it must in order to become cheap and ubiquitous. And it doesn't scale the way the venture community requires of its portfolio companies. Essess is a startup that's trying to change that. (The company's name is pronounced and spelled ēssess.) The startup plans to send cars past every building in the U.S. – residential and commercial and take high-speed thermal scans, build a library of thermal signatures, and assign an energy score to every home. That's the Google Street View and Zillow mash-up idea. The scans need to be performed in cold weather...

Full article: http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/Essess-Combin...

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