SOURCE: Octus, Inc.

Octus, Inc.

May 20, 2010 09:27 ET

Octus Debuts SmartEnergyWorks, an Energy Efficiency Information, Investment and Resource Forum

DAVIS, CA--(Marketwire - May 20, 2010) -  Octus, Inc. (OTCBB: OCTI), a leading smart energy efficiency company, today announced the launch of SmartEnergyWorks, an energy efficiency information forum and resource network for commercial real estate property owners, managers and investors. SmartEnegyWorks can be accessed via the Octus Website, http://octusenergy.com, or directly: http://smartenergyworks.blogspot.com/.

"The premise of SmartEnergyWorks is simple: It enables Octus to share pragmatic, ready-to-implement energy-savings measures and project financing strategies, and engage in a conversation with property owners, managers and investors who are interested in reducing their energy costs," said Octus CEO Chris Soderquist.

Recent SmartEnergyWorks posts include:

  • $50 billion reasons energy efficiency works
  • Energy Efficiency and Real Estate: Opportunities for Investors
  • Five barriers to energy efficiency savings: What we can learn from Google and GE
  • California cities and counties set the PACE in financing energy efficiency projects
  • As Energy Efficiency Booms, Buildings Get a Brain
  • Key Lessons: Energy Efficiency Retrofits
  • Building Star: The latest star for energy efficiency?

"For Octus, smart energy works based on our ability to generate significant energy cost savings, while improving the quality of our clients' facilities, optimizing their operational savings, capitalizing available rebates and incentives, and reducing maintenance costs," said Soderquist. "Through the SmartEnergyWorks blog, we can converse and convene with decision-makers who see the immediate and perpetual value of investing in energy efficiency."

About Octus
Octus, Inc. (OTCBB: OCTI) is a smart energy management company that reduces energy costs for commercial and institutional building by 50% or more through energy-efficient lighting, HVAC and energy management systems. Octus makes buildings smart and efficient through its proprietary Smart Energy Platform (OctusSEP) -- a portfolio of smart devices, sensors, network appliances and software-enabled energy management services. The company's energy management software, Octus SmartPortal, enables building owners and managers to command, control and monitor energy use in real time, from any device. In addition, the company develops energy projects through the implementation and financing of energy-efficient lighting, mechanical and energy management measures. Octus was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Davis, California.

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