Archives: Lucid

Unlocking the Power of Building Data

Staff Writer

Are you dealing with vast amounts of building data spread across various reports, spreadsheets, and in multiple formats?  Successful building operations requires a keen understanding of all data points, from every source, utility, sensor and occupant. It requires an integrated, centralized, normalized view of data to discover insights and make improvements. Unlocking the power of data gives you the   …Continue Reading

Dissecting the Data Revolution

Carl Weinschenk

Organizations want more data. But why is this, exactly? What are the best ways for energy managers to put the data to work?

Low Cost IoT Solutions, Data Driven Analytics to Propel Energy Mgmt Market

Carl Weinschenk

Smart building solutions are a growing focus for companies as technology innovations create significant changes across the energy management industry landscape, according to a report from Research and Markets. Modular, low-cost IoT solutions will win in the short- to medium-term, while data-driven analytics will continue to propel the energy management market forward. The growth of   …Continue Reading

Lucid Adds its BuildingOS to 2,500 Office Buildings for Select NRG Energy Clients

Linda Hardesty

NRG Renew and Lucid created a channel partnership to accelerate the adoption of Lucid’s BuildingOS platform among NRG Renew’s client base. Lucid plans to add 2,500 buildings for select NRG clients by the end of 2015. BuildingOS integrates and aggregates portfolio-wide metering and building systems, allowing employees across an organization to access and share that   …Continue Reading

Orlando, Santa Cruz First to Sign Up for Lucid’s Connected Cities

Linda Hardesty

Lucid launched Connected Cities, a program that Lucid says will connect 100 US cities to BuildingOS over the next three years. The program, born out of Lucid’s commitment to action to the Clinton Global Initiative, is being anchored by the City of Orlando, Florida, and the City of Santa Cruz, California. Lucid has partnered with   …Continue Reading

Cadiz, Lucid Provide Hydropower to Arizona & California Railroad

Karen Henry

Cadiz, a California land and water resources development company, and Lucid Energy, a provider of in-pipe hydropower infrastructure, have entered into a joint venture to create renewable energy for the Arizona & California Railroad Company (ARZC) as a component of the Cadiz Valley Water Conservation, Recovery & Storage Project. Installation of the LucidPipe Power System   …Continue Reading

Lucid to Use $14M Series B Funds for Building Management Platform

Linda Hardesty

GE Ventures has joined Lucid’s Series B funding round as an investor, bringing the total Series B to $14.2 million. Additional Series B investors include Formation 8, Zetta Venture Partners, and Autodesk. Lucid will use the funds to expand its software capabilities, which address the growing need to connect, analyze, and manage disparate commercial building   …Continue Reading

Ecova, Lucid Join for Building Energy Management

Linda Hardesty

Ecova and Lucid are partnering to deliver a facility and energy management offering that will align Ecova’s utility data and service offerings with Lucid’s BuildingOS centralized platform. The partners say the new solution will provide a complete view of building performance and effectively enable energy efficiency across entire building portfolios. The joint product unifies a   …Continue Reading

Webinar: Trends, Opportunities via Connected Buildings

Linda Hardesty

On Wednesday, February 11, 2015, at 2 pm Eastern Time, Energy Manager Today is hosting a complimentary webinar, “Connected Buildings, Connected People: A Look to the Future.” Although the “Internet of Things” has become a common buzzword around the building and energy management space, only 6 percent of commercial buildings have building automation systems that   …Continue Reading

Energy Management System Saves University $400,000 a Year

Karen Henry

Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, is committed to becoming a carbon-neutral campus by 2050. But ad-hoc energy efficiency projects have not been enough to meet energy reduction targets, so the university purchased a sub-metering systems for its entire portfolio of energy systems, using Lucid’s BuildingOS to make performance data instantly accessible. Access to real-time   …Continue Reading