Atlanta and St. Louis (PRWEB) June 13, 2012
ecoInsight Inc., provider of energy-efficiency software solutions to the lighting and electrical industries, has released Version 2.1 of its market-leading Mobile Audit application for the iPad.
Available on the NAED Energy Audit Solution powered by ecoInsight, this new release builds upon the industry-leading app for lighting audits with added functionality for collecting motors and drives data during on-site audits.
The new version helps sales professionals, motors, drives and automation specialists, and others in the electrical industry:
Take and mark up photos during on-site facility walk-throughs;
Capture audio and text notes during important customer conversations;
Record motor and drive information in the field using customizable operating profiles and field-based drive upgrade recommendations; and
Audit efficiently and effectively with enhanced functionality based on user feedback.
?We are excited about ecoInsight?s release of the Motors and Drives iPad Audit Module?, said Mike Brown, director of motion and drives marketing at Schneider Electric, who beta tested the new version. ?With its ability to collect data, pictures and audio, this module will deliver significant time savings to energy professionals who need to collect and analyze data on existing motors and drives systems.?
On track to generate more than $ 1 billion in lighting retrofit proposals this year, ecoInsight has become an indispensable tool for thousands of lighting professionals. Now, with functionality to record motors and drives data and effortlessly share this data within their organization, ecoInsight users have another tool that helps them develop energy efficiency upgrade proposals faster than ever.
?Over the last year, we experienced explosive adoption of our lighting audit solution,? said Sean McCloskey, CEO of ecoInsight. ?The productivity and sales gains our user community is reporting as a result of our app is tremendous. With the additional functionality the Motors and Drives Module brings, we are significantly extending our value to our existing users and at the same time creating an iPad audit app for people whose primary goal is upgrades to inefficient existing Motors and Drives.?
To date, nearly 1,100 subscribers from more than 170 members of the National Electrical Distribution Association have taken advantage of the previous version of the NAED Energy Audit Solution powered by ecoInsight to boost their efficient-lighting proposals.The launch of version 2.1 expands auditing services for helping customers in need of energy-efficient motors and drives.
?This powerful, technology tool gives our members a new, convenient way to collect, process and evaluate complex motors and drives data exactly when and where they need it ? in the field and on the jobsite,? said NAED President and CEO Tom Naber. ?We?re thrilled to be bringing these competitive capabilities to our members.?
NAED is the trade association for the $ 70+ billion electrical distribution industry. Through networking, education, research, and benchmarking, NAED helps electrical distributors increase profitability and improve the channel. NAED?s membership represents approximately 4,400 locations internationally.
About ecoInsight Inc.
ecoInsight provides mobile and on-demand applications to electrical and lighting professionals in the growing energy efficiency market. ecoInsight reduces the time it takes to plan energy efficiency projects by over 40%. ecoInsight?s applications allow people to collect, analyze and collaborate on complex energy data, saving significant time and money in developing energy efficiency proposals for customers. For more information, please visit http://www.ecoInsight.com.