Hara Software Announces Support for Green Button Initiative, a White House-Inspired, Industry-Led Effort to Standardize Utility Data Reporting for Enterprise Customers Energy and Sustainability Management Leader to Import Green Button Data into the Hara System of Record for Improved Energy Visibility and Greater Resource Efficiency
SAN MATEO, Calif., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Hara™, a leader in enterprise energy management and sustainability software, today announced its support for Green Button, a common technical standard developed in collaboration with a public-private partnership supported by the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology. The industry-led effort allows electricity customers to obtain greater visibility and insight into their energy-use data through Hara's system of record, supporting enterprise efforts to reduce energy costs, mitigate risks, improve operating margins, and drive more accountable sustainability practices.
Hara's growing base of Fortune 500 customers look to Hara for complete and accurate information and insight into energy, waste, water, GHG, and carbon emissions. With Green Button, enterprise customers will be able to achieve a greater level of granularity in understanding and acting on their electricity usage with an informed view of current and historical consumption.
"Green Button represents another important step on the path to greater energy efficiency", said Hara CEO Dan Leff. "Importing Green Button data into Hara's platform signals our continued commitment to empower our customers with the most effective tools to drive significant energy cost savings, improve profitability and enhance overall sustainability."
Hara's enterprise software platform for energy and sustainability management dramatically reduces energy costs and risks to substantially improve operating profits and enhance sustainability. Hara's more than 55 customers span global multi-national and public sector organizations including: Aflac, Alcatel-Lucent, Avaya, Dell, Diebold, Bloomberg, eBay, Energizer, Harvard University, HP, Hasbro, Intuit, News Corporation, Safeway, Tishman Speyer, Union Bank, U.S. Bank and the cities of Las Vegas, Palo Alto and Philadelphia.