SmartWatt Energy Achieves 30,092 MWh Savings in National Grid Small Business Services Program and Achieves 2012 Savings Goals in New York

Albany, NY—February 5, 2013—SmartWatt Energy today announced they achieved annual savings of 30,092 MWh in 2012 in the National Grid Small Business Services Program. The company provided energy-efficiency solutions to approximately 1,700 small businesses in Central and Northern New York to reach this goal. This was the third consecutive year SmartWatt Energy has either exceeded or achieved National Grid’s goals for the Program.

SmartWatt Energy administers and implements turnkey direct install programs for utilities nationwide. Their vertically integrated delivery model ensures close, in-house control over all aspects of the direct install program, from marketing and sales to energy auditing, project engineering and project installation coordination. SmartWatt Energy excels at targeting and promoting program incentives to hard-to-reach customer segments, such as small business owners and customers in remote or rural areas.

“In 2009 National Grid awarded SmartWatt the Small Business Services Program in Central New York, and by 2011, National Grid awarded SmartWatt the Small Business Services Program in Northern New York — a historically difficult to reach market due to its remote location,” explained Kathy George, Program Director for National Grid. “SmartWatt’s leadership, creative contributions, and their commitment to the program in New York have saved customers more than 88,000 MWh of annual usage.”

The National Grid Small Business Services Program helps businesses, with an average peak demand of 100 kW or less per month, upgrade to energy-efficient lighting.  Through this program, National Grid will pay up to 70 percent of the installation costs and finance the remaining amount interest-free for up to two years. Examples of these small business customers include parking garages, schools, gas stations, convenience stores, offices, and retail stores.

ABOUT SMARTWATT ENERGY, INC.

SmartWatt Energy, Inc., is a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions.  SmartWatt Energy is dedicated to lowering businesses’ operational costs through energy-reduction strategies.  SmartWatt Energy provides whole building energy assessments and implements lighting retrofits, VFD upgrades, control system enhancements, ECM upgrades, and more to help commercial, industrial, government and utility customers meet their sustainability goals.  SmartWatt Energy’s energy-efficiency services include construction-grade energy audits, value-engineered designs, self-performed installations, utility incentive procurement, facilitation of EPAct 2005 tax deductions and maintenance support.  For more information, visit www.smartwattinc.com.

SmartWatt Energy Staff to Attend the 6th Annual Northern California Seminar of the California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Inc. in Sacramento, CA

Sacramento, CA – October 30, 2012 – SmartWatt Energy, Inc., a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions, will be attending the 6thAnnual Northern California Seminar of the California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Inc.

The event will be held at the Woodlake Hotel Sacramento in Sacramento, CA on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 8 AM to 3:30 PM. Brooklyn Stewart, the General Manager of SmartWatt Energy’s Sacramento office, will be in attendance.  Attendees are encouraged to speak with Brooklyn about energy-efficiency solutions for hospitals and health care facilities.

The California Society for Healthcare Engineering is an organization dedicated to the education of professionals in the architectural, design and mechanical/electrical engineering fields of health care facility construction. The Northern California Seminar, entitled “Regulatory Compliance and Current Topics for the Hospital Engineer,” will feature both management and technical tracks. Topics such as energy solutions, regulation compliance, and code updates will be covered by industry professionals.

ABOUT SMARTWATT ENERGY, INC.

SmartWatt Energy, Inc., is a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions.  SmartWatt Energy is dedicated to lowering businesses’ operational costs through energy-reduction strategies.  SmartWatt Energy provides whole building energy assessments and implements lighting retrofits, VFD upgrades, control system enhancements, ECM upgrades and more to help commercial, industrial, government and utility customers meet their sustainability goals.  SmartWatt Energy’s energy-efficiency services include construction-grade energy audits, value-engineered designs, self-performed installations, utility incentive procurement, facilitation of EPAct 2005 tax deductions and maintenance support.  For more information, visit www.smartwattinc.com.

SmartWatt Energy to Sponsor and Attend the Association of Energy Services Professionals’ Fall Conference and Expo in Long Beach, California

Albany, NY – October 10, 2012 – SmartWatt Energy, Inc., a leader in direct install program administration for utilities, will be exhibiting at the Association of Energy Services Professionals’ (AESP) Fall Conference and Expo in Long Beach, California on October 15-17, 2012.

Attendees are encouraged to visit SmartWatt Energy’s booth to learn more about the company’s current direct install programs with staff. The company’s Director of Utility Program Business Development, Art Olson, and Marketing Director, Danielle Marquis, will be in attendance.

SmartWatt Energy is a nationwide leader in the implementation and administration of direct install programs. The company has provided customized energy-efficiency improvements to thousands of small businesses through its current direct install programs, helping utility partners meet ambitious savings goals while saving customers energy and money.

This year, AESP’s Fall Conference and Expo will focus on the relationship between energy efficiency program evaluators and implementers, and will showcase innovations, case studies, best practices and more in utility program evaluation and implementation.

ABOUT SMARTWATT ENERGY, INC.

SmartWatt Energy, Inc., is a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions.  We are dedicated to lowering businesses’ operational costs by implementing proven, cost effective energy-reduction strategies.  SmartWatt Energy provides whole building energy assessments and implements lighting and mechanical upgrades to help commercial, industrial, government and utility customers meet their sustainability goals.  Our energy-efficiency services include construction-grade energy audits, value-engineered designs, self-performed installations, utility incentive procurement, facilitation of EPAct 2005 tax deductions and maintenance support.  For more information, visit www.smartwattinc.com.

SmartWatt Energy to Sponsor and Attend the 2012 International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses’ Southwestern Chapter Meeting in Dallas, TX

Dallas, TX – October 3, 2012 – SmartWatt Energy, Inc., a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions for refrigerated and freezer facilities, will be sponsoring and attending the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses’ (IARW) Southwestern Chapter Meeting at the Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas on October 4-5, 2012.

Tony Giudetti and Ryan Robinson, Project Development Engineers from SmartWatt Energy’s Dallas office, will be in attendance. Attendees are encouraged to speak with Tony and Ryan to learn more about LED lighting for cold storage facilities and to qualify for a complimentary commercial energy analysis.

SmartWatt Energy offers industry-leading cold storage-specific lighting solutions. The company’s expertise in energy-efficiency solutions has helped refrigerated and freezer facilities throughout North America to lower costs and energy usage.

IARW is the leading association in the world dedicated to fostering excellence in the controlled-temperature warehouse and logistics industry. The association hold chapter meetings annually throughout North America, allowing members to come together to discuss common legislative, regulatory and operational hurdles.

ABOUT SMARTWATT ENERGY, INC.

SmartWatt Energy, Inc., is a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions.  We are dedicated to lowering businesses’ operational costs by implementing proven, cost effective energy-reduction strategies.  SmartWatt Energy provides whole building energy assessments and implements lighting and mechanical upgrades to help commercial, industrial, government and utility customers meet their sustainability goals.  Our energy-efficiency services include construction-grade energy audits, value-engineered designs, self-performed installations, utility incentive procurement, facilitation of EPAct 2005 tax deductions and maintenance support.  For more information, visit www.smartwattinc.com.

SmartWatt Energy to Attend the 2012 International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses’ Heartland Chapter Meeting in Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL – October 2, 2012 – SmartWatt Energy, Inc., a leading nationwide provider of energy-efficiency solutions for refrigerated and freezer facilities, will be attending the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses’ (IARW) Heartland Chapter Meeting at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel in Chicago, Illinois on October 3-4, 2012.

Attendees are encouraged to speak with SmartWatt Energy staff to learn more about energy-efficiency solutions for cold storage facilities and to qualify for a complimentary commercial energy analysis. The company’s General Manager/Chicago office, Aaron Raftery, will be in attendance.

SmartWatt Energy offers industry-leading cold storage-specific lighting solutions. The company’s expertise in energy-efficiency solutions has helped cold storage facilities throughout North America to lower costs and energy usage.

IARW is the leading association in the world dedicated to fostering excellence in the controlled-temperature warehouse and logistics industry. The association hold chapter meetings annually throughout North America, allowing members to come together to discuss common legislative, regulatory and operational hurdles.

ABOUT SMARTWATT ENERGY, INC.

SmartWatt Energy, Inc., is a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions.  We are dedicated to lowering businesses’ operational costs by implementing proven, cost effective energy-reduction strategies.  SmartWatt Energy provides whole building energy assessments and implements lighting and mechanical upgrades to help commercial, industrial, government and utility customers meet their sustainability goals.  Our energy-efficiency services include construction-grade energy audits, value-engineered designs, self-performed installations, utility incentive procurement, facilitation of EPAct 2005 tax deductions and maintenance support.  For more information, visit www.smartwattinc.com.

SmartWatt Energy to Participate in the ASHRAE Northeast Chapter Annual Golf Outing

Albany, NY – September 19, 2012 – SmartWatt Energy, Inc., a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions, will be participating in the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers’ (ASHRAE) Northeast Chapter Annual Golf Outing and Steak Roast on Friday, September 21, 2012.

Project Engineer – Mechanical Division Bryan Genevick and Project Manager – Mechanical Division Ben Eggleston, both from the company’s corporate office in Albany, will be participating in the event, which will be held at the Western Turnpike Pavilion in Guilderland, NY.

ASHRAE is a building technology society that focuses on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality and sustainability within the industry. The mission of ASHRAE is to advance the arts and sciences of heating, ventilating and refrigerating to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world. The organization’s Northeast Chapter is headquartered in Albany, New York.

ABOUT SMARTWATT ENERGY, INC.

SmartWatt Energy, Inc., is a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions.  We are dedicated to lowering businesses’ operational costs by implementing proven, cost effective energy-reduction strategies.  SmartWatt Energy provides whole building energy assessments and implements lighting and mechanical upgrades to help commercial, industrial, government and utility customers meet their sustainability goals.  Our energy-efficiency services include construction-grade energy audits, value-engineered designs, self-performed installations, utility incentive procurement, facilitation of EPAct 2005 tax deductions and maintenance support.  For more information, visit www.smartwattinc.com.

SmartWatt Energy to Sponsor, Exhibit at National Grid’s Energy Efficiency Conference

Albany, NY – September 18, 2012 – SmartWatt Energy, Inc. will be exhibiting at National Grid’s Upstate New York Energy Efficiency Conference and Expo at the OnCenter in Syracuse, New York on September 19, 2012. SmartWatt Energy is also sponsoring the luncheon at the event.

The conference and expo will feature more than a dozen educational sessions and over 75 exhibitors. Staff from SmartWatt Energy’s Albany, Syracuse and Rochester offices will be in attendance. Attendees are encouraged to visit SmartWatt Energy’s booth to learn more about energy-efficiency upgrade incentives offered through National Grid’s energy efficiency programs.

SmartWatt Energy is a program administrator and implementation contractor for National Grid’s Small Business Direct Install Program in Central and Northern New York. Through this program, National Grid offers free energy audits, incentives of up to 70 percent of the cost of energy-efficiency upgrades and interest free, on bill financing for customers with an average KW demand of 100 or less. SmartWatt Energy is also a trade ally in National Grid’s Large Business Program, which offers incentives of up to 50 percent of the cost of energy-efficiency upgrades for large commercial and industrial customers.

ABOUT SMARTWATT ENERGY, INC.

SmartWatt Energy, Inc., is a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions.  We are dedicated to lowering operational costs for businesses by implementing proven, cost effective energy-reduction strategies.  SmartWatt Energy provides whole building energy assessments and implements lighting and mechanical upgrades to help commercial, industrial, government and utility customers meet their sustainability goals.  Our energy-efficiency services include construction-grade energy audits, value-engineered designs, self-performed installations, utility incentive procurement, facilitation of EPAct 2005 tax deductions and maintenance support.  For more information, visit www.smartwattinc.com.

SmartWatt Energy to Attend, Speak at the 2012 IARW Southeastern Chapter Meeting

Nashville, TN – September 17, 2012 – SmartWatt Energy, Inc., a leading nationwide provider of energy-efficiency solutions for cold storage facilities, will be attending and speaking at the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses’ (IARW) Southeastern Chapter Meeting at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee on September 20-23, 2012.

Attendees are encouraged to speak with SmartWatt Energy staff to qualify for a complimentary commercial energy analysis and discuss energy saving needs. The company’s President, Chris Covell, and Marketing Director, Danielle Marquis, will be in attendance. Chris will also be a panelist at the meeting’s Energy Panel Discussion on Friday, September 21 at 10:30 AM.

SmartWatt Energy offers industry-leading cold storage-specific lighting solutions. The company’s expertise in energy-efficiency solutions has helped cold storage facilities throughout North America lower costs and energy usage.

IARW is the leading association in the world dedicated to fostering excellence in the controlled-temperature warehouse and logistics industry. The association holds chapter meetings annually throughout North America, allowing members to come together and discuss common legislative, regulatory and operational hurdles.

ABOUT SMARTWATT ENERGY, INC.

SmartWatt Energy, Inc., is a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions.  We are dedicated to lowering businesses’ operational costs by implementing proven, cost effective energy-reduction strategies.  SmartWatt Energy provides whole building energy assessments and implements lighting and mechanical upgrades to help commercial, industrial, government and utility customers meet their sustainability goals.  Our energy-efficiency services include construction-grade energy audits, value-engineered designs, self-performed installations, utility incentive procurement, facilitation of EPAct 2005 tax deductions and maintenance support.  For more information, visit www.smartwattinc.com.

SmartWatt Energy to Host National Grid Small Business Program Lunch and Learn in Syracuse, NY

Syracuse, NY – September 11, 2012 – SmartWatt Energy, Inc. will be hosting a Lunch & Learn event in Syracuse, NY on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM.

The National Grid Small Business Program Lunch & Learn is a free event and will be held at the Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in Syracuse, NY. The event is open to all Central New York National Grid customers and will include a buffet lunch, networking with staff from SmartWatt Energy’s National Grid Small Business Program and a presentation providing details on the program. 

The Lunch & Learn event will focus on eligibility requirements for small businesses to participate in the National Grid Small Business Program and will provide an overview of the incentives and energy savings small businesses can gain through energy-efficiency improvements. For more information or to register, email Kelsey Cummings at kcummings@smartwattinc.com.

ABOUT SMARTWATT ENERGY, INC.

SmartWatt Energy, Inc., is a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions.  We are dedicated to lowering operational costs for businesses by implementing proven, cost effective energy-reduction strategies.  SmartWatt Energy provides whole building energy assessments and implements lighting and mechanical upgrades to help commercial, industrial, government and utility customers meet their sustainability goals.  Our energy-efficiency services include construction-grade energy audits, value-engineered designs, self-performed installations, utility incentive procurement, facilitation of EPAct 2005 tax deductions and maintenance support.  For more information, visit www.smartwattinc.com.

SmartWatt Energy to Sponsor and Participate in the 3rd Annual Giorgio Companies Charity Golf Outing

Albany, NY – September 10, 2012 – SmartWatt Energy, Inc., a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions, will be sponsoring and staff will be participating in the third annual Giorgio Companies Charity Golf Outing on Sunday, September 16, 2012.

Tony Acernese, General Manager of the company’s Scranton, Pennsylvania office, will be participating in the tournament. SmartWatt Energy is also sponsoring the event, which will be held at the Berkleigh Country Club in Kutztown, Pennsylvania.

This year’s tournament is hosted as a combined effort between Giorgio Foods, Giorgio Fresh and Giorgio Mushroom. Proceeds from the 2012 Giorgio Companies Golf Outing benefit two charities, the Multiple Sclerosis Society and the American Heart Association. Last year’s tournament raised $5000 for the organizations.

ABOUT SMARTWATT ENERGY, INC.

SmartWatt Energy, Inc., is a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions.  We are dedicated to lowering businesses’ operational costs by implementing proven, cost effective energy-reduction strategies.  SmartWatt Energy provides whole building energy assessments and implements lighting and mechanical upgrades to help commercial, industrial, government and utility customers meet their sustainability goals.  Our energy-efficiency services include construction-grade energy audits, value-engineered designs, self-performed installations, utility incentive procurement, facilitation of EPAct 2005 tax deductions and maintenance support.  For more information, visit www.smartwattinc.com.

SmartWatt Energy to Attend and Present at the 2012 International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses’ South Pacific Chapter Meeting in Las Vegas, NV

Albany, NY –September 4, 2012 – SmartWatt Energy, Inc., a leading nationwide provider of energy-efficiency solutions for refrigerated and freezer warehouses, will be attending the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses’ (IARW) South Pacific Chapter Meeting at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nevada on September 6-7, 2012. SmartWatt Energy’s Josh Veblen will also be presenting at the event.

Josh, a Business Development Engineer from the company’s Sacramento office, will be speaking about LED lighting for refrigerated and freezer warehouses. Attendees are encouraged to speak with Josh to qualify for a complimentary commercial energy action plan and discuss energy saving needs.

SmartWatt Energy offers industry-leading refrigerated and freezer warehouse-specific lighting solutions. The company’s expertise in energy-efficiency projects has helped refrigerated and freezer facilities throughout North America lower costs and energy usage.

IARW is the leading association in the world dedicated to fostering excellence in the controlled-temperature warehouse and logistics industry. The association holds chapter meetings annually throughout North America, allowing members to come together and discuss common legislative, regulatory and operational hurdles.

ABOUT SMARTWATT ENERGY, INC.

SmartWatt Energy, Inc., is a leading global provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions.  We are dedicated to lowering businesses’ operational costs through energy-reduction strategies.  SmartWatt Energy provides whole building energy assessments and implements lighting and mechanical upgrades to help commercial, industrial, government and utility customers meet their sustainability goals.  Our energy-efficiency services include construction-grade energy audits, value-engineered designs, self-performed installations, utility incentive procurement, facilitation of EPAct 2005 tax deductions and maintenance support.  For more information, visit www.smartwattinc.com.

SmartWatt Energy Named to Inc. Magazine’s 5000 List of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in America

Albany, NY – August 21, 2012 – SmartWatt Energy is proud to announce that it has been ranked the 855th Fastest Growing Private Company in America on the 2012 Inc. 5000 List.

SmartWatt Energy is a nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions for commercial, industrial, government, and utility customers. The company’s comprehensive lighting and mechanical upgrades help businesses to lower their operational costs and energy usage. What began as a two person company in 2002 now has 140 employees and ten offices nationwide. The company was also recently named the “Fastest Growing Company” in the Capital Region of New York by the Albany Business Review.

“We are honored to be named to Inc. Magazine’s 5000 List,” said Chris Covell, President of SmartWatt Energy. “Our tremendous growth is a result of the hard work of our driven, talented and multi-faceted staff. This, combined with our commitment to constant improvement, has been imperative to SmartWatt Energy’s continued success.”

For more than 30 years, Inc. has celebrated the fastest growing private companies in America. This year’s list is especially notable, as it features companies that were able to thrive during three of the toughest years the economy has seen to date. As an Inc. 5000 honoree, SmartWatt Energy now shares a pedigree with Zappos, Microsoft, Intuit and other notable alumni. In being named to the 2012 Inc. 5000 List, SmartWatt Energy is joined by other successful companies such as Facebook, Levi Strauss and Publix Supermarkets.

ABOUT SMARTWATT ENERGY, INC.

SmartWatt Energy, Inc., is a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions.  We are dedicated to lowering businesses’ operational costs by implementing proven, cost effective energy-reduction strategies.  SmartWatt Energy provides whole building energy assessments and implements lighting and mechanical upgrades to help commercial, industrial, government and utility customers meet their sustainability goals.  Our energy-efficiency services include construction-grade energy audits, value-engineered designs, self-performed installations, utility incentive procurement, facilitation of EPAct 2005 tax deductions and maintenance support.  For more information, visit www.smartwattinc.com.

“Turnkey Offerings for Utility Programs” Webinar Hosted by SmartWatt Energy on August 22, 2012 at 3:00 PM E.D.T.

Albany, NY – August 16, 2012 – SmartWatt Energy, Inc., a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions for utilities, will be hosting a complimentary webinar on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 3:00 E.D.T., entitled “Turnkey Offerings for Utility Programs.”

The webinar will describe SmartWatt Energy’s unique approach to utility-based commercial energy-efficiency programs, presenting utility personnel with the key components of a successful direct install program. The presentation will outline the advantages of direct install programs versus conventional energy-efficiency programs, the features and benefits of a fully-integrated delivery platform, and how this model supports deployment of emerging technologies, advanced metering and Smart Grid initiatives.

“Managing an effective portfolio of energy efficiency programs requires careful consideration of the diverse needs of commercial, institutional, and industrial customers,” explains Art Olson, SmartWatt Energy’s Director of Utility Program Business Development,  “A comprehensive direct install model offers a host of program design options and SmartWatt has developed unique approaches to this market that offer greater flexibility, better target customer participation and improved segment and per-customer energy savings.”

The webinar will be presented by Art Olson, who has extensive experience in both project management and business development, and is responsible for continuing the success of SmartWatt Energy’s current utility program services nationwide. For more information, or to register, contact Danielle Marquis at dmarquis@smartwattinc.com.

ABOUT SMARTWATT ENERGY, INC.

SmartWatt Energy, Inc., is a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions.  We are dedicated to lowering businesses’ operational costs by implementing proven, cost effective energy-reduction strategies.  SmartWatt Energy provides whole building energy assessments and implements lighting and mechanical upgrades to help commercial, industrial, government and utility customers meet their sustainability goals.  Our energy-efficiency services include construction-grade energy audits, value-engineered designs, self-performed installations, utility incentive procurement, facilitation of EPAct 2005 tax deductions and maintenance support.  For more information, visit www.smartwattinc.com.

 

SmartWatt Energy Promotes Staff in Albany, NY, Syracuse, NY, Nashville, TN, and Pueblo, CO Offices

Albany, NY – August 8, 2012 – SmartWatt Energy, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has promoted Jim Pacocha, Shane Acernese, Nichole Del Nero and Tim Telfer. Jim has been promoted to Electrical Compliance Director in the company’s corporate office in Albany, NY, Shane has been promoted to General Manager of the company’s Nashville, TN office, Nichole has been promoted to Inside Sales Representative in the company’s Syracuse, NY office and Tim has been promoted to Senior Sales Auditor and has transferred to the company’s new Pueblo, CO office.

SmartWatt Energy is a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy efficiency solutions for commercial, industrial, government, and utility customers. The company, recently named the “Fastest Growing Company” in the Capital District by the Albany Business Review, has experienced tremendous growth, leading to the promotion of staff in several of the company’s offices. SmartWatt Energy’s role as the program administrator of Direct Install Programs has also fueled growth.

Jim Pacocha began his career with SmartWatt Energy in 2010 as a Project Engineer, and then was promoted to Licensing Manager. In that position, he was actively involved in licensing responsibilities. In his new role as Electrical Compliance Director, Jim will continue to proactively ensure SmartWatt Energy’s compliance with all contractor licensing, safety, and environmental regulations and will oversee construction safety programs, quality assurance, and the management of sub-contractor relationships.

Shane Acernese joined SmartWatt Energy’s team two years ago as a Project Engineer and Project Manager. This past February, he was promoted to Project Development Engineer. In this role, Shane developed mechanical and lighting efficiency projects by identifying, assessing and structuring technical and financial solutions for customers’ energy-efficiency needs. As the General Manager of the Nashville office, he will be responsible for all aspects of project development, engineering, and the construction management of large commercial and industrial projects, and will develop business to meet sales revenue goals.

Nichole Del Nero began her career at SmartWatt Energy earlier this year as a part-time Operations Assistant. In that position, Nichole supported the Operations Team with documentation for the installation of energy-efficiency upgrades. In her new role as an Inside Sales Representative, she will generate and track leads, schedule audits, help coordinate marketing efforts, and provide administrative support to the sales team.

Tim Telfer joined SmartWatt Energy’s team two years ago as an Energy Sales Auditor based out of the company’s Syracuse office. In that position, Tim generated leads, conducted energy audits and recommended energy-efficiency upgrades in conjunction with a utility-based small business direct install program. As a Senior Energy Sales Auditor, Tim will use this experience to develop business in Colorado.

ABOUT SMARTWATT ENERGY, INC.

SmartWatt Energy, Inc., is a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions.  We are dedicated to lowering businesses’ operational costs by implementing proven, cost effective energy-reduction strategies.  SmartWatt Energy provides whole building energy assessments and implements lighting and mechanical upgrades to help commercial, industrial, government and utility customers meet their sustainability goals.  Our energy-efficiency services include construction-grade energy audits, value-engineered designs, self-performed installations, utility incentive procurement, facilitation of EPAct 2005 tax deductions and maintenance support.  For more information, visit www.smartwattinc.com.

SmartWatt Energy to Hold Toy Drive to Benefit the Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center

Albany, NY – August 7, 2012 – SmartWatt Energy, Inc. is excited to announce that it will be holding a company-wide toy drive from August 6 through August 17, 2012, with donations benefitting the Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center.

The Children’s Hospital at Albany Med is dedicated to offering the best possible care for infants, children, and adolescents. It relies primarily on donations from the community to provide toys, games, gift cards, and other items to its patients and their families. SmartWatt Energy’s donation to the Children’s Hospital will help to lift the spirits of many well-deserving children.

140 staff members from SmartWatt Energy’s offices nationwide will be participating in the two-week drive. The company hopes to achieve 100% participation amongst its employees, and SmartWatt Energy is planning on matching the final donation. For more information on giving and volunteering at Albany Medical Center, please click here.

ABOUT SMARTWATT ENERGY, INC.

SmartWatt Energy, Inc., is a leading nationwide provider of turnkey energy-efficiency solutions.  We are dedicated to lowering businesses’ operational costs by implementing proven, cost effective energy-reduction strategies.  SmartWatt Energy provides whole building energy assessments and implements lighting and mechanical upgrades to help commercial, industrial, government and utility customers meet their sustainability goals.  Our energy-efficiency services include construction-grade energy audits, value-engineered designs, self-performed installations, utility incentive procurement, facilitation of EPAct 2005 tax deductions and maintenance support.  For more information, visit www.smartwattinc.com.