RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GridPoint announced today a partnership with Bell, Canada’s largest communications company, to deliver smart energy management solutions (EMS) to help Canadian businesses transform the way they manage their energy usage. This out-of-the-box Internet of Things (IoT) solution will broaden Bell’s EMS portfolio by offering energy management “as a service” to simplify the process of managing complex systems. The solution will be supported end-to-end by Bell, including the management of devices, applications and connectivity for customers.
“Energy costs and environmental management are significant expenses for businesses of all kinds, and Bell is pleased to partner with GridPoint to offer flexible EMS IoT solutions that can be simply integrated into existing building management systems,” said Nauby Jacob, Vice President, Products and Services for Bell Mobility. “Bell’s EMS portfolio offers a range of turnkey and customizable solutions across all sectors that will help customers achieve their energy management goals.”
“Energy management is a core pillar within IoT, and enabling GridPoint’s technology through Bell’s network to its customer base delivers Canada’s best end-to-end service,” says Evan Conley, Director of Strategic Partnerships at GridPoint. “We are excited to welcome Bell to our growing Partner Program.”
Energy management is a key solution in Bell’s smart city offering that can support productivity enhancements, improve environmental and asset sustainability, and drive profitability. Solutions are supported by secure and reliable connectivity on Canada’s largest and fastest broadband wireless network to enable machines and devices, across departments, to communicate with each other and deliver actionable data quickly. This combined data helps customers streamline processes, speed up decision-making, and get services to market faster through automation.
GridPoint’s smart building technology provides critical insights into equipment health and performance so that customers can automate the control of HVAC and lighting schedules, and troubleshoot equipment issues remotely. The solution collects and displays data in real-time through a state-of-the-art software platform and mobile application, enabling customers to learn more about their energy patterns and adapt operations to maximize savings.