Echelon Corporation

Echelon Corporation

Echelon Corporation participates in local demand response programs and uses its own headquarters building to demonstrate its powerful building automation solutions which incorporate Wonderware software.

  • Steve Nguyen, Director of Corporate Marketing

    Wonderware makes system design much easier and saves both time and money for our customers.

  • Goals

    • Use Echelon Corporation’s headquarters building to demonstrate the power and flexibility of automation systems built on Echelon’s technology incorporating Wonderware software
    • Enable Echelon to benefit from the energy management, control and cost savings that the technology provides
    • Contribute to the San Jose, California community by conserving power and participating in local demand response programs
  • Challenges

    • Echelon needed to design on an open platform that would enable products from many different suppliers to work together
    • Find a solution that could bring software and development costs to an affordable level that would be justifiable for varying sizes of customers and facilities
  • Results

    • Echelon’s headquarters uses 40% less energy than comparable buildings in the area
    • Corporation saves approximately $30,000 yearly by participating in San Jose’s demand response programs
    • Using the Wonderware software solution, Echelon has built a compelling demonstration model for prospects, customers, the press and analysts
    • Design time and development costs are lower for Echelon and systems integrators that work with their solutions