Welcome!

News Feed Item

Noesis Releases Noesis Pro V2.0: the Industry's Most Comprehensive Suite of SaaS-Based Selling Tools for Efficiency Project Developers

Latest version adds project estimation technology and online efficiency business proposals to reduce the time it takes to sell energy efficiency projects. Noesis Pro customers are on track to develop and finance more than $150mm in projects in 2014.

AUSTIN, Texas, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Noesis Energy, the fastest-growing financing and savings platform for energy efficiency projects, has launched the latest version of Noesis Pro, its suite of energy efficiency software tools for energy professionals. Noesis Pro V2.0 is designed for commercial and industrial efficiency project developers (consultants, design/build firms, manufacturers, and distributors), specifically those with regional or national sales teams who propose and sell midmarket efficiency projects, typically between $50,000 and $2mm in size.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140307/MN78908)

This latest version of Noesis Pro aims to dramatically reduce the time it takes to identify and qualify opportunities before project developers go on-site for time-intensive and costly "free audits." With the Project Savings Estimator and Finance Estimator, Noesis Pro users can quickly assess a building owner's level of interest in a project by providing one-page estimates on potential project savings and cash flow analysis using third-party financing.

Also released with this latest version is the online Efficiency Business Proposal, which provides an online collaborative platform for proposing and discussing efficiency projects. This speeds up the proposal process by eliminating much of the back-and-forth and waiting that is typical during most project proposal processes. 

"We believe the current selling process is broken: project developers spend too much time selling and not enough time doing efficiency projects," said Josh Duncan, VP of product management at Noesis Energy. "Noesis Pro gives them the tools and the process to quickly identify and win more projects, and minimize the time wasted doing audits and other legwork, which too often goes unrewarded."

Already, Noesis Pro is proving invaluable for energy professionals eager to shorten the "path to the green light" for their efficiency projects. Energime Energy Efficiency is an energy efficiency solutions provider for facility owners looking to lower their operating costs and create a more sustainable business model. "We are using Noesis's platform of energy efficiency project tools, along with finance support, on several current initiatives. Noesis is helping us to accelerate our sales cycles and increase the efficiency of our proposal process, resulting in us winning more projects," said Svetozar Milter, director of Energime Energy Efficiency.

"TraneOregon Energy Services has been performing energy studies and benchmarking services for our customers for years now. But with Noesis, we can significantly streamline our qualifying and benchmarking process to help identify a much larger pool of energy improvement opportunities. The Noesis interface also presents a clear verification of the savings that were predicted for the projects and services that were provided," said Pete Kramer, director of energy services.

Noesis Pro Capabilities
Noesis Pro consists of SaaS-based tools that help with estimating, proposing and measuring efficiency projects. All tools use industry standards, such as ASHRAE and IPMVP, to perform the energy efficiency analysis, and include the comprehensive financial modeling and scenario analysis that is required by CFOs and building owners to make quick, informed investment decisions.

  1. Prospecting (identifying new opportunities) – Today, most project developers spend too much time on upfront work and do not reach the ultimate decision maker (for example, the CFO) fast enough. Project developers start with a time-consuming audit that results in detailed recommendations that are often not approved or seriously considered by decision makers. Noesis Pro introduces the Project Savings Estimator, an online tool that uses the Noesis collection of public and proprietary building and efficiency databases, as well as input from the project developer, to instantly generate accurate savings estimates for specific efficiency measures. These estimates can be shared with the decision maker, early in the process, before moving forward with a costly and time-consuming audit.
  2. Evaluating (analyzing opportunities) – This time-consuming phase of the selling process requires hours of spreadsheet analysis and going back and forth with the client. Also, the analyses—typically done in Excel—lack the look and feel of a credible, independent analysis, which is essential when asking CFOs to make material cap-ex investments. To help with this phase, Noesis Pro now includes upgraded Project Analysis and Forecasting tools to automate energy analysis and instantly create compelling, interactive charts and graphs, and enable online collaboration to facilitate communication and sharing of documents amongst stakeholders, and the Project Financing Estimator to generate cash-flow analysis for various third-party financing options to overcome budget constraints
  3. Proposing (presenting opportunities) – Developing proposals is both time-consuming and frustrating for the project developer. It takes a lot of time to assemble the final deliverable, which is often revised many times as changes trickle in. This process is further complicated by the tendency of decision makers to take their time, leaving the project developer to sit and wait for days, months, or even longer. Noesis Pro now offers the Efficiency Business Proposal, a web-based project proposal that incorporates and summarizes all financial and energy analysis, and presents it in a format and language that financial decision makers understand. It also gives decision makers access to the 'knobs and dials' to perform scenario analysis, so they can find the optimal project mix and financing for them.
  4. Measuring (verifying opportunities) – This phase is often a missed opportunity for project developers to upsell new business and use past project successes to win new accounts. Noesis Pro offers a complete set of industry-standard Measurement and Verification Tools to measure the savings from past projects. In addition, projects measured on the platform can be turned into Noesis Verified Case Studies, which are independent validations of past project successes.

ABOUT NOESIS ENERGY
Noesis Energy helps efficiency professionals get more projects approved and implemented by providing turnkey financing services and SaaS-based software tools to accelerate and streamline their efficiency project analysis and proposals. Noesis Energy is backed by Black Coral Capital and Austin Ventures, and maintains offices in Austin, Texas and Cambridge, Ontario, Canada. For more information, visit www.noesisenergy.com and follow @noesisenergy. Learn how the Noesis Energy platform works here. Use our site to find incentives at incentives.noesisenergy.com.

Media Contact: Tim Cox, Noesis Energy, 650-369-7784, [email protected]

News distributed by PR Newswire iReach: https://ireach.prnewswire.com

SOURCE Noesis Energy

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that 910Telecom will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Housed in the classic Denver Gas & Electric Building, 910 15th St., 910Telecom is a carrier-neutral telecom hotel located in the heart of Denver. Adjacent to CenturyLink, AT&T, and Denver Main, 910Telecom offers connectivity to all major carriers, Internet service providers, Internet backbones and ...
We are always online. We access our data, our finances, work, and various services on the Internet. But we live in a congested world of information in which the roads were built two decades ago. The quest for better, faster Internet routing has been around for a decade, but nobody solved this problem. We’ve seen band aid approaches like CDNs that attack a niche's slice of static content part of the Internet, but that’s it. It does not address the dynamic services-based Internet of today. It doe...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Numerex Corp, a leading provider of managed enterprise solutions enabling the Internet of Things (IoT), will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Numerex Corp. (NASDAQ:NMRX) is a leading provider of managed enterprise solutions enabling the Internet of Things (IoT). The Company's solutions produce new revenue streams or create operating...
Qosmos has announced new milestones in the detection of encrypted traffic and in protocol signature coverage. Qosmos latest software can accurately classify traffic encrypted with SSL/TLS (e.g., Google, Facebook, WhatsApp), P2P traffic (e.g., BitTorrent, MuTorrent, Vuze), and Skype, while preserving the privacy of communication content. These new classification techniques mean that traffic optimization, policy enforcement, and user experience are largely unaffected by encryption. In respect wit...
While DevOps promises a better and tighter integration among an organization’s development and operation teams and transforms an application life cycle into a continual deployment, Chef and Azure together provides a speedy, cost-effective and highly scalable vehicle for realizing the business values of this transformation. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 19th Cloud Expo, Yung Chou, a Technology Evangelist at Microsoft, will present a unique opportunity to witness how Chef and Azure work tog...
The Internet of Things can drive efficiency for airlines and airports. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect with GE, and Sudip Majumder, senior director of development at Oracle, will discuss the technical details of the connected airline baggage and related social media solutions. These IoT applications will enhance travelers' journey experience and drive efficiency for the airlines and the airports. The session will include a working demo and a technical d...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Isomorphic Software will exhibit at DevOps Summit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Isomorphic Software provides the SmartClient HTML5/AJAX platform, the most advanced technology for building rich, cutting-edge enterprise web applications for desktop and mobile. SmartClient combines the productivity and performance of traditional desktop software with the simp...
DevOps at Cloud Expo – being held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's largest enterprises – and delivering real results. Am...
Although it has gained significant traction in the consumer space, IoT is still in the early stages of adoption in enterprises environments. However, many companies are working on initiatives like Industry 4.0 that includes IoT as one of the key disruptive technologies expected to reshape businesses of tomorrow. The key challenges will be availability, robustness and reliability of networks that connect devices in a business environment. Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) is expected to...
Between the mockups and specs produced by analysts, and resulting applications built by developers, there exists a gulf where projects fail, costs spiral, and applications disappoint. Methodologies like Agile attempt to address this with intensified communication, with partial success but many limitations. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 19th Cloud Expo, Charles Kendrick, CTO at Isomorphic Software, will present a revolutionary model enabled by new technologies. Learn how business and deve...
Developing software for the Internet of Things (IoT) comes with its own set of challenges. Security, privacy, and unified standards are a few key issues. In addition, each IoT product is comprised of (at least) three separate application components: the software embedded in the device, the back-end service, and the mobile application for the end user’s controls. Each component is developed by a different team, using different technologies and practices, and deployed to a different stack/target –...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Hitrons Solutions will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Hitrons Solutions Inc. is distributor in the North American market for unique products and services of small and medium-size businesses, including cloud services and solutions, SEO marketing platforms, and mobile applications.
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 19th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago. All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - comp...
Enterprises have forever faced challenges surrounding the sharing of their intellectual property. Emerging cloud adoption has made it more compelling for enterprises to digitize their content, making them available over a wide variety of devices across the Internet. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Santosh Ahuja, Director of Architecture at Impiger Technologies, will introduce various mechanisms provided by cloud service providers today to manage and share digital content in a secure manner....
As the world moves toward more DevOps and Microservices, application deployment to the cloud ought to become a lot simpler. The Microservices architecture, which is the basis of many new age distributed systems such as OpenStack, NetFlix and so on, is at the heart of Cloud Foundry - a complete developer-oriented Platform as a Service (PaaS) that is IaaS agnostic and supports vCloud, OpenStack and AWS. Serverless computing is revolutionizing computing. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Raghav...