Zen Ecosystems and Ferguson launch partnership providing an intelligent energy management solution targeted at solving commercial energy related challenges and benefiting customers’ bottom lines
COSTA MESA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zen Ecosystems and Ferguson today announced a partnership in response to a market need for a simple energy management solution for both commercial and residential consumers.
Zen provides intelligent energy management solutions targeted at solving some of the energy related challenges that commercial businesses and residential consumers face today. With the help of our products and our easy to use energy platforms, Zen HQ or the Zen Thermostat App, saving energy and reducing energy bills couldn’t be any simpler.
“With more and more people becoming conscious of energy usage and the need to reduce our carbon footprint, it is important to us to provide an option to make our products more readily accessible to consumers. The partnership with Ferguson provides that, along with a network of professional HVAC contractors capable of installing Zen Thermostats and Zen HQ for customers across North America,” said James McPhail, CEO of Zen Ecosystems.
Ferguson is the third largest U.S. distributor of heating and cooling (HVAC/R) equipment, products, and services. Zen and Ferguson are launching their commercial partnership with a new approach to diversifying whole building portfolios for businesses of all sizes with Zen’s “Simple Energy Management” solutions for:
- Commercial Offices
Zen HQ provides a simple solution to energy management for businesses of all sizes. The Zen HQ platform integrates award-winning, Energy Star Certified Zen Thermostats and light switches, with an intuitive software platform that allows multi-site businesses to easily take control of energy costs.
Additional features of Zen HQ include:
- An integrated platform to view, control and schedule heating, cooling, lighting, and energy usage across single or multiple sites.
- Partial or full lockout controls that prevent on-site deviations from schedules.
- Ability to prevent, at the thermostat-based changes to fan control and on/off capabilities.
- Demand Response capabilities through OpenADR and utility certifications.
- Zen LOOP for portfolio-wide energy efficiency and demand management.
- Reporting and Alerts that drive preventative maintenance and remote troubleshooting.
- Full lighting control for both indoor and outdoor lighting, including dimming capabilities for lighting scenes
- Additional sensors available for supply air and zone temperature monitoring for more advanced HVAC diagnostics
Zen partners with utilities, resellers and distributors, technology partners and energy retailers to bring a simple and affordable energy management solution to commercial and residential buildings around the world. In an effort to support our partners and their customers, Zen strives to build products and cloud solutions based on customer and partner feedback, to ensure Zen continues to provide useful and relevant energy management solutions.
About Zen Ecosystems
Zen Ecosystems provides intelligent energy management solutions for businesses and consumers. Zen HQ is an energy management system designed for the unique needs of businesses and utilities to provide insights and control over multi-site commercial energy usage while delivering the fastest payback in the market. The Zen Thermostat is a beautiful, simple connected device for home and business that also enables multi-system operators to enhance the customer experience. Zen Ecosystems was recognized in 2018 as the Gold Stevie Award Winner for Energy Industry Innovation of the year. In 2019, Zen was recognized again as a Gold Stevie Award winner for Company of the Year in Energy followed by winning the People’s Choice Award in the Energy Category. Learn more at http://zenecosystems.com.
Ferguson (www.ferguson.com) is the largest wholesale distributor of residential and commercial plumbing supplies and pipe, valves and fittings in the U.S. The company is also a major distributor of HVAC equipment, fire protection systems, waterworks and industrial products and services. Founded in 1953 and headquartered in Newport News, Va., Ferguson has sales of $18.4 billion and approximately 27,000 associates in 1,400 locations. Ferguson and its subsidiaries serve customers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Caribbean. Ferguson is part of Ferguson plc (www.fergusonplc.com), which is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: FERG) and on the FTSE 100 index of listed companies.