Energy Hippo and THG Energy Solutions Announce Strategic Alliance For Energy and Demand Management Solutions

June 21, 2018

Energy Hippo, Inc. (Alameda, CA) and THG Energy Solutions, LLC (Austin, TX) have agreed to combine services and technologies in energy and demand management software.

“We are excited to work with THG to offer turnkey payment and data solutions to complement our Enterprise Energy Management (EEM) Suite software, along with THG’s demand management offerings”, said Energy Hippo CEO, Nitin Manchanda. 

“Energy Hippo and THG were at the perfect place for collaboration in energy management software and services”, explained THG President, Daniel Frey.  “Access to Energy Hippo’s EEM Suite provides world class energy and sustainability solutions for even the biggest corporate enterprises.”     

THG’s enterprise scale clients will quickly be introduced to the additional option of using Energy Hippo’s EEM Suite.  For large and complex clients, this will allow for greatly expanded capabilities around customized energy analysis, tenant billing, global currency and metric reporting.  Energy Hippo’s clients now have added management options for utility and meter data integration.  The combined offering provides turn-key integration of multi-sourced data solutions for utility and supplier bills, tariffs, Smart Meters, as well as common and open source IoT devices.   

About Energy Hippo
Energy Hippo’s flagship software product EEM Suite™ has been saving clients energy, water, time and money for the last 20 years.  With offices in California and Washington, Energy Hippo serves diverse clients across the globe by providing a stable, secure and adaptable platform.  
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About THG Energy Solutions, LLC. 
THG has offices in Austin and Tulsa staffed with energy professionals and engineers. THG provides energy and demand management software and technologies for multi-facility clients across North America with dozens of Private Label Partners in energy and sustainability industries. 
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Updates to ENERGY STAR® Performance Metrics

Every four years, the U.S. Department of Energy conducts a survey of commercial buildings to produce energy performance metrics. The EPA uses the data from this survey as its baseline when comparing your building's performance to that of similar buildings across the country. The most recent survey is now available and the EPA is updating their ENERGY STAR performance metrics to reflect the recent market trends.

The survey results have shown an improvement in the energy performance of buildings in the U.S., so Portfolio Manager users can expect their ratings, on average, to decrease. The EPA will release these new ENERGY STAR metrics on August 26, 2018 and the calculations will be applied to all time periods and historical benchmarking data. Users will want to apply early for 2018 ENERGY STAR certification: applications submitted before July 26, 2018 will be assessed using current metrics and are more likely to get certified.

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