MOUNTAINVIEW, CA — Daintree Networks Inc. will participate in two trial projects for the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) 2012 Green Proving Ground program (GPG), which leverages the GSA's real estate portfolio to evaluate innovative sustainable building technologies for broad implementation, according to a press release.
Daintree's ControlScope solution will be used in two GPG office building trials in California: In a Sacramento trial, ControlScope will be used to control existing fluorescent lighting, while in a San Francisco trial, ControlScope will be used in conjunction with new light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures from another participating 2012 GPG vendor, the release stated.
Beyond The Bulb
According to the release, a baseline will be established, and metered energy usage will be monitored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), with results from the trials published in early 2014.
"Technologies that are short-listed for enhanced measurement and verification are chosen because they demonstrate the greatest potential agency wide, to meet GSA's sustainability goals," said Kevin Powell, GSA Green Proving Ground program manager.
"Daintree is honored to have been selected to participate in the GPG 2012 program, and we look forward to working with the GSA in this important effort. We’re pleased to be in a position to help the government save energy, and based on our experience in recent, similar implementations, we’re confident that we can help GPG achieve dramatic energy efficiency improvements," Daintree's chief executive officer (CEO), Danny Yu added.
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