Going Green with Data Analytics

Celebrating energy day  – saving energy with Analytika service.

Cimetrics Inc. (https://www.cimetrics.com/) Analytika Service is a service that has been a part of the clean economy solutions for more than 20 years. Cimetrics’ Analytika service offers remote continuous building monitoring and analysis. Large facilities commonly use building automation systems to manage heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment. The Analytika service gathers information from thousands of points (sensors, actuators, and valves) throughout the HVAC system and provides expert analysis and prioritized recommendations for reducing building energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. 

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Building analytics then and now.

I recently purchased a virtual reality (VR) headset and used it to visit places around the world in Google Earth. I flew over petabytes of data towards South America and began searching for Huanchay, a small district 8,500 feet high in the mountains of Huaraz, Peru. The remote village has just one main road and is not an impressive showcase of VR technology. I knew there would be no street views or panoramic photos of Huanchay. I was looking for a grainy satellite image of a 600 square foot adobe house that I helped design and build 8 years ago while getting my master’s degree in solar energy engineering at UMass Lowell.

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