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Energy Control Technologies Joins SkyFoundry as a Value Added Distributor

Posted by John Petze – Mon 11 Jan

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SkyFoundry is excited to announce that Energy Control Technologies (https://www.energycontrol.com/) has been appointed as a SkyFoundry Value Added Distributor (VAD) in the US. EnergyControl.com is a national supplier of building automation and control products for a wide range of manufacturers including Belimo, Fuji Electric, Johnson Controls, Siemens and more. EnergyControl.com is also the exclusive distributor of Johnson Controls Facility Explorer products for the South Florida market.

The EnergyControl.com team includes a network of BAS professionals that provide product support for facility managers, system integrators, mechanical and energy engineers. As interest in analytics continues to grow within the industry they serve, EnergyControl.com recognized SkySpark as the leading platform for customers to enable complete visibility into the operational performance of their facilities. EnergyControl.com offers SkySpark license sales, reseller opportunities and support for all aspects of SkySpark integration including setup, data collection, data normalization and reporting services. Their team includes trained, experienced SkySpark practitioners that can provide engineering support to systems integrators and end users. We are excited to have the Energy Control organization as a SkyFoundry partner.

SkyFoundry goes to market through over 140 authorized partners worldwide. Learn more about SkyFoundry’s partner channel at this link

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Haystack Magazine Fall 2020 is Now Available

Posted by John Petze – Mon 14 Dec 2020

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We are excited to inform the community of the publication of the Fall 2020 issue of Haystack Connections magazine.

The latest issue further demonstrates how the Haystack community has continued to solidify the value brought by its widely adopted open-source methodology for semantic tagging in the built environment. Facility owners, operators, managers and service companies recognize that a standardized approach to semantic data modeling is key to overcoming the hurdles related to effectively using the data produced by the built environment to achieve truly intelligent, efficient facilities.

The Fall 2020 issue consists of articles, conversations and updates from Project Haystack members and supporting companies from around the world. Check it out at this link

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SkyFoundry Insider Newsletter Dec 20 - The All New Workflow App, Customizable Tables and More

Posted by John Petze – Wed 9 Dec 2020

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Closing the Loop – From Identification to Resolution with "Arcs"

We are excited to announce the SkyFoundry Insider Newsletter for Dec 2020. This issue focuses on the introduction of SkySpark’s all new workflow application that provides easy to use tools to manage the entire lifecycle of analytic findings.

Analytics Finds What Matters™, but we create financial value by addressing issues. That means there is a workflow process – from issue identification, through resolution, tracking and reporting. The new workflow management features provide one of the most significant additions we have ever made to SkySpark. Learn about it here

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SkyFoundry Recognized as a Top Building Analytics Provider for 2020 by Enterprise Technology Review

Posted by John Petze – Mon 30 Nov 2020

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We are excited to announce that SkyFoundry has been recognized by Enterprise Technology Review as a Top Building Analytics Solution Provider for 2020.

The annual listing identifies the companies that are at the forefront of providing Building Analytics solutions and helping facility owners and operators to transform businesses processes. We are excited to receive this recognition from Enterprise Technology Review.

You can find the Enterprise Technology Review award article at this link

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“Fast Company” - “How we could save $4 billion in building energy costs – without any renovations”

Posted by John Petze – Mon 2 Nov 2020

We are excited to direct your attention to a new article highlighting the benefits of analytics to improve equipment performance, occupant comfort and reduce costs through the use of analytics.

This quote sums up the benefits of analytics nicely: "Application-level analytics eliminate the need for building operators to go fishing for indicators in a sea of data"

Find the Fast Company article at this link

The article focuses on the successes achieved by applying analytics technology as part of the Department of Energy’s Smart Energy Analytics Campaign. SkyFoundry partners and end customers have participated throughout the program and have won numerous awards for their results. See this collection of DoE case studies

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SkyFoundry Announces All New Application that Takes Analytics from Identification to Resol.....

Posted by John Petze – Tue 20 Oct 2020

News from the SkyPosium 2020 User Community Event!

Today, SkyFoundry introduced a new SkySpark® application, that provides a full-function, workflow process solution optimized for the management of data analytics findings and responses. The application provides workflow management features that engage facility operators beyond conventional asset management and work order tools.

The application is designed to meet the unique needs of managing the results produced by data analytics, by providing operators with a simpler, more intuitive solution than conventional CMMS applications. The application is fully customizable and extendable, enabling customers to implement workflow processes that fit their specific needs.

The new workflow tool application is included with SkySpark® at no additional cost, and existing systems can be easily updated to add this new application.

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insight.tech Article - "Transform Smart Building Data into KPIs That Matter” - featuring SkySpark

Posted by John Petze – Wed 23 Sep 2020

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We are excited to direct your attention to a new article highlighting the benefits of analytics to help owners and operators improve equipment performance, occupant comfort and reduce costs through the use of analytics.

This quote sums up the benefits of analytics nicely: "Application-level analytics eliminate the need for building operators to go fishing for indicators in a sea of data"

Find the article at this link

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VayanData Joins SkyFoundry Community as Value Added Distributor for France

Posted by John Petze – Thu 6 Aug 2020

SkyFoundry is excited to announce that VayanData has been appointed as SkyFoundry’s Value Added Distributor (VAD) for France, French speaking regions of Switzerland and Tunisia. VayanData is a subsidiary of BTIB, a well-respected distribution and support organization providing BAS and energy management technology and solutions for the region.

VayanData specializes in the digital transformation of buildings with a strong association of OT experience and IT expertise. The company builds a network of Master System Integrators to serve the market of building analytics and energy management to provide highly efficient installations.

VayanData provides SkySpark sales, support and professional services for Systems Integrators and End Users, including integration with data sources, analytic rule development, data tagging, and integration with third party applications.

SkyFoundry is excited to welcome VayanData to the growing SkyFoundry community where they join our EU-based VADs including Akbin (Turkey), Cimpro (Benelux), Conserve It SrL (Italy), Forest Rock (UK), GC5 (Poland), ITEC (Switzerland), and Sensitive Data (Spain).

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Frost & Sullivan Recognizes SkyFoundry with 2020 Best Practices Award

Posted by John Petze – Tue 30 Jun 2020

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We are excited to announce that SkyFoundry has been recognized by Frost & Sullivan as 2020 North American Energy Management Software Entrepreneurial Company of the Year.

Based on its recent analysis of the North American energy management software market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Virginia-based SkyFoundry, LLC with the 2020 North American Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award for disrupting the market with its SkySpark® platform which has demonstrated market and technological leadership in enabling customers to turn data into actionable intelligence and adapt to new business models.

Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has demonstrated excellence in devising a strong growth strategy and robustly implementing it. The recipient has shown strength in terms of innovation in products and technologies, leadership in customer value, as well as speed in response to market needs. The award looks at emerging market participants in the industry and recognizes their best practices that are positioned for future growth excellence.

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SkyFoundry’s SkySpark® Everywhere™ Receives 2020 Connected World IoT Innovations Award

Posted by John Petze – Wed 3 Jun 2020

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We are excited to announce that SkyFoundry has received the Connected World IoT Innovations Award for SkySpark® Everywhere™. This award recognizes the innovation and growing adoption of SkySpark Everywhere deployed in embedded hardware devices to address IoT applications that require compute-at-the-edge, as well as the cloud.

SkySpark Everywhere has been designed from the ground up to be able to be embedded in small, low-cost IoT devices, as well as operating at the server, PC and cloud level. The unique distributed architecture capability of SkySpark Everywhere provides customers with a true edge-to-cloud data architecture, providing the full feature set at all levels of the architecture, including data collection, storage analytics and control.

SkySpark Everywhere™ has seen growing adoption in embedded applications with product announcements from Belimo, Intellastar, Anka Labs, Lynxspring, Kodaro, Optec, AFM.IO and others.

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