SensorFlow, a technology start-up aimed at improving energy productivity in the hospitality industry, announces exclusive sustainability deals worth SGD 3.8 million with hotels across Southeast Asia.
SensorFlow says it achieved this landmark milestone by signing on over 5,000 rooms across the region to adopt its smart solution – namely Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia.
As part of its 5,000-room deals, SensorFlow has signed up for the integration of its smart energy management solution within hotels of some of the world’s leading hospitality companies. The technology firm’s solutions are being adopted by key hotels, resorts and residences such as Straits Organization & Hmlet (Singapore), Dorsett Residences Bukit Bintang (Malaysia), Novotel Nusa Dua & Pullman Bali Legian Beach (Indonesia), Fusion Resort Cam Ranh (Vietnam) and Dream Phuket Hotel (Thailand).
Sensorflow CEO Saikrishnan Ranganathan says the company is driven to help create smart and sustainable buildings through use of IoT; its automated energy management system can be retrofitted into a hotel’s Heating Ventilation Air Condition (HVAC) systems.
Ranganthan says its technology also allows hotels to track and monitor real-time data on guest behaviour and energy consumption for key insights that make energy efficiency and operational management planning effortless.
Simultaneously, the system also provides immediate maintenance alerts to prevent unforeseen equipment failures, avoid guest complaints and minimise costly repairs.
“With the world going through visible environmental changes, the hospitality industry – a sector that consumes high levels of energy throughout the year – are now being pressed to have their buildings operate with more sustainability. Our deals attest to the fact that we can use technology to implement smart energy solutions in a wide range of hotels with ease. Moving forward, we hope to show how we can bridge the gap between the hospitality industry’s sustainability efforts and onboarding difficulties via technology,” says Ranganathan.
Following these partnerships, SensorFlow says it aims to continue its journey of ramping up the hospitality industry’s sustainability initiatives by retrofitting its technology in 10,000 rooms by early 2020 and 800,000 rooms by 2022. To support this growth, the company noted that it is currently in the process of raising Pre-Series B funding.