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Verdafero Inc. Announces Partnership with ENERGY STAR®

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Verdafero Inc. Announces Partnership with ENERGY STAR®

San Francisco, CA – Verdafero Inc. today announced a fundamental commitment to protect the environment by becoming an ENERGY STAR Partner. Verdafero Inc.’s voluntary partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR means that we will be working toward helping their clients improve the energy efficiency and performance of their facilities; we believe that an organization-wide energy management approachwill help our clients enhance their financial health and aid in preserving the environment for future generations.


“As experts in energy management and energy efficiency, Verdafero Inc. has designed and built a cloud-based ‘Utility Analytics Software Platform’ to help their customers capture, analyze and visualize their entire utility costs and usage across multiple facilities and locations to reduce carbon output and save money,” said Dr Alastair Hood, CEO of Verdafero Inc. “This partnership with ENERGY STAR gives us another tool to help support our customers across a broad range of industries. We are excited to partner with ENERGY STAR, this is an important first step towards reducing energy costs,”

In partnership with ENERGY STAR, we will help our clients to:

  • Measure and track the energy performance of their facilities at all locations.
  • Set a goal to improve the energy efficiency of their buildings by 10% or more, in support of the ENERGY STAR Challenge

We will also:

  • Encourage our staff and community to learn about the benefits of energy efficiency and to implement appropriate energy efficiency measures
  • Encourage other companies/organizations with whom we work to join ENERGY STAR and take the ENERGY STAR Challenge

By helping our clients to better understand their energy use we can help them reduce energy consumption by up to 30%, using Verdafero’s proprietary software platform our customers can save direct costs and millions of kWh each year. This will also reduce air pollution by preventing millions of pounds of carbon dioxide from being released into the atmosphere!



ENERGY STAR is a voluntary partnership between businesses, government and others united to protect our environment for future generations by changing to energy-efficient practices today. ENERGY STAR works with more than 9,000 partners to improve the energy efficiency of products, homes, buildings and businesses. Businesses can use ENERGY STAR to improve efficiency, enhance profits, and create a competitive advantage. In 2006 alone, ENERGY STAR helped businesses and consumers save more than $14 billion in energy costs while reducing global warming emissions equivalent to those from 25 million vehicles.

For more information about ENERGY STAR, visit www.energystar.gov or call toll-free 1-888-STAR-YES.


ABOUT Verdafero Inc.

Verdafero Inc. based in San Francisco, CA, offers a unique SaaS dashboard allowing organizations to capture, analyze and visualize on the same page their entire utility expenses, including electric, gas, water, waste, fuel and carbon footprint tracking, across their entire organization.

For more information, visit www.verdafero.com or call +1 (650) 206 2441.

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