Business & Real Estate

SMUD launches energy-management program for business customers

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District has launched an “Energy Management Solutions” pilot program to help small and medium-size commercial customers save energy and money.

SMUD said monthly subscription costs will range from about $140 to $350.

Virginia-based smart buildings technology specialist GridPoint will supply the necessary hardware and software.

Officials said the technology enables business customers improved control of heating, ventilation and air conditioning and lighting schedules, and the ability to remotely troubleshoot equipment issues.