Schneider Electric Rebrands Online Energy Management and Sustainability Software as Resource Advisor

Schneider Electric today announced the rebranding of its online energy management and sustainability platform to Resource Advisor.
Aug. 2, 2012 - PRLog -- Louisville, KY. – Schneider Electric today announced the rebranding of its online energy management and sustainability platform to Resource Advisor. The software platform, previously known as dashboarDView, was obtained during the 2011 acquisition of Summit Energy by Schneider Electric.

“The transition to Resource Advisor reflects the necessity to provide a consistent visual design and the characteristics of legacy Schneider Electric software applications,” said Steve Wilhite, CEO of Summit Energy, a subsidiary of Schneider Electric. “Resource Advisor’s functionality will continue to provide uncommon and unmatched data accuracy, data visibility, and data management capabilities.”

With more than 17,000 global users, Resource Advisor provides secure access to the energy and sustainability data, reports, and summaries that drive enterprise energy and sustainability programs.

Don Anderson, Chief Sustainability Officer at Blackstone commented on Blackstone’s use of Resource Advisor saying, “The marketplace is crowded with tracking solutions focused on carbon, energy, costs, etc.  Resource Advisor ties predictive energy cost modules to project prioritization, portfolio-wide diagnostics, and reporting. It is a ‘one stop’ platform for managing company cost and environmental performance.”

Anderson continued, “For Blackstone, this is critical in that many of our portfolio companies engage Summit Energy for energy procurement and billing services, which mean critical performance data is always available and ready in Resource Advisor. As a result, Blackstone has chosen Resource Advisor to serve as our own sustainability dashboard. The combination of portfolio-oriented diagnostics and project management is perfect for organizing and prioritizing both disparate and interconnected elements of an effective sustainability program.”

About Summit Energy
Summit Energy, a subsidiary of Schneider Electric, provides energy management and sustainability services for businesses in a wide range of industries. Summit manages more than $30 billion in annualized energy spend for more than 1300 clients and thousands of facilities worldwide. Summit leads companies to cost-effective strategies by providing energy procurement, sustainability consulting, energy efficiency, energy risk management, and rate analysis and demand response services. Headquartered in Louisville, Ky., with a team of more than 850 employees, Summit has additional offices in the United States, as well as in South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

About Schneider Electric
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructures, Industries & Machine Manufacturers, Non-residential Buildings, Data Centers & Networks and Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the company's 130,000 plus employees achieved sales of about $26 billion in 2011, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.
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