Archives: Lucid

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


Autodesk Joins Lucid Series B Funding Round

Linda Hardesty

Autodesk has made a strategic investment in privately-held Lucid as part of Lucid’s recently announced $8.2 million Series B funding round. Autodesk says it has been piloting Lucid’s BuildingOS platform in several facilities. Autodesk creates software focused on better building design, and Lucid, whose software enables better building operations, see opportunity in making it easier   …Continue Reading


Panoramic Power, Lucid Bring ‘Non-invasive’ Energy Management

Linda Hardesty

Panoramic Power and Lucid are combining technologies for a wireless energy monitoring system. Customers can install and map hundreds of sensors within a couple of hours in a non-invasive way and without disruption to their businesses. The joint offering combines Panoramic Power’s miniature, self-powered sensors with Lucid’s energy management software BuildingOS for monitoring energy consumption   …Continue Reading


Lucid Raises $8M to Grow ‘Smart Building’ Platform

Karen Henry

Lucid has raised $8.2 million in Series B funding to expand the capabilities of its BuildingOS platform. BuildingOS provides device connectivity and analytics in commercial buildings to help building managers make better decisions and improve performance. Formation 8 Partners led the funding round, which also included investment from Zetta Venture Partners. Lucid’s “operating system” for buildings   …Continue Reading


16 Businesses Join Behavior-Based Energy Challenge

Linda Hardesty

Snohomish County Public Utility District in Washington launched a community-based Stanwood Energy Challenge, in which two teams of eight businesses each will compete to see which can save more energy. “Our primary goal is to learn how much small businesses can save through employee actions and low-cost equipment changes,” said PUD utility analyst Laura McCrae.   …Continue Reading