Vancouver, B.C., Canada – May 4, 2021 – Legend Power® Systems (TSX-V: LPS and OTCQB: LPSIF), a global leader in commercial electrical system solutions, today announced that a major Canadian Health Authority has engaged Legend Power® to perform 10 Insight Assessments for select buildings within its portfolio of owned and operated facilities. The Health Authority serves Community and Regional hospitals, long-term care and assisted living homes, and health care centers. The Health Care vertical represents a net new market for Legend.
Hospitals are on average the most energy-intensive facilities in the United States, spending more than $8 billion on energy per year, representing 10% of the total energy used in commercial buildings1. As producers of large volumes of greenhouse gases (GHGs), the health care industry is committed to understanding the impact their facilities could have on climate change. Legend is working with this Health Authority’s Energy and Environmental Sustainability managers to monitor, report, and introduce solutions to reduce its GHG emissions.
“Hospitals and health care facilities can be categorized as critical infrastructure whose assets, systems, and networks that, if incapacitated, would have a substantial negative impact on our society,” said Michael Cioce, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Legend Power® Systems. “The need for electrical reliability and resiliency is fundamental to health care facilities along with the opportunity to increase efficiency. SmartGATE™ addresses these core challenges and SmartGATE Insights™ is the first step in quantifying and understanding the unseen impacts of the grid on commercial buildings.”
Legend’s SmartGATE Insights™ and Power Impact Report are valuable tools that demonstrate the financial impact the power grid has on buildings and how SmartGATE solutions can solve these issues, improving buildings’ financial performance and environmental footprint. This allows building owners to make more decisions faster than ever before based on the real-time data for each property.
1 Energy.gov: Energy Department’s Hospital Alliance Helps Partner Save Energy and Money
SmartGATE™ is an industry-leading, turnkey solution which identifies and fixes underperformance and waste in the electrical system of a commercial building. These performance issues often impact key areas of commercial real estate metrics including occupant safety and satisfaction as well as financial performance. This waste can also lead to higher operating costs, lower net operating income and other potential financial risks to the building owner, including adverse tenant experiences.
About Legend Power® Systems Inc.
Legend Power® Systems Inc. (www.legendpower.com) provides an intelligent energy management platform that analyzes and improves building energy challenges, significantly impacting asset management and corporate performance. Legend’s proven solutions support proactive executive decision-making in a complex and volatile business and energy environment.
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