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Daintree Networks Adds Advanced Power Metering Features to ControlScope Wireless Lighting Controls Solution
Integrated Solution Dramatically Reduces Costs of Energy Management for Commercial Buildings
Mountain View, Calif. – January 18, 2012 – Daintree Networks, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent wireless lighting controls for commercial buildings, today announced the addition of low-cost metering capabilities to its solution through the innovative new Pervasive Metering feature. Part of the company’s award-winning ControlScope™ wireless platform, Pervasive Metering enables customers to easily add standard Modbus® power meters to measure and visualize power usage, reducing the added cost of a dedicated power meter infrastructure.
“Commercial buildings are seeking integrated energy solutions that can provide value without duplicating costs, and Pervasive Metering meets this need,” said Danny Yu, CEO, Daintree Networks. “By taking advantage of our robust building-wide network, customers can now easily bring together lighting controls and advanced metering, leading to reduced costs and greater sustainability.”
Typical power meter solutions require a dedicated – and often costly – infrastructure to collect, collate, visualize and report on the energy data collected in individual meters. Now customers of Daintree’s ControlScope wireless lighting controls platform can connect power meters using the Modbus standard to Daintree’s Wireless Area Controllers (WACs) within the building. In addition to managing and controlling lighting, the WACs collect data from the meters, and send it to the ControlScope Manager online application for visualization and reporting. Cost-saving decisions then can be made based on more comprehensive data.
Pervasive Metering provides accurate energy measurement data for lighting usage as well as any other metered circuit. By utilizing a single infrastructure and software interface for both lighting controls and power meter data collection, the ControlScope solution dramatically reduces the cost of investing in energy management.
ControlScope is the industry’s first standards-based, wireless lighting
controls solution, and uses intelligent software and wireless
networking to automatically control lights and other energy loads.
Installed across millions of square feet of commercial and industrial
building space, ControlScope provides facilities with comprehensive
energy management and smart grid tools while saving up to 70 percent of
lighting energy costs.
The Pervasive Metering feature is available now with ControlScope version 2.2.
About Daintree Networks, Inc.
Daintree Networks is revolutionizing the way commercial and industrial buildings intelligently manage and reduce their energy use. Daintree provides the industry’s leading wireless lighting controls solution, delivering substantial energy efficiency improvements and occupant-friendly work environments, all in a more cost-effective way than ever before.
Since its founding in 2003, Daintree Networks has been a pioneer in wireless mesh networking, with nearly 400 customers using its industry-standard design verification and operational support tool. The company has brought this extensive experience to bear in developing the market’s first truly open and interoperable platform for wireless lighting controls. For more information, visit www.daintree.net.
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