COLUMBUS, Ohio, (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Installed Building Products, Inc. (the “Company” or “IBP”) /zigman2/quotes/201314954/composite IBP +5.18% , an industry-leading installer of insulation and complementary building products, today announced that it has invested in Energi.ai, a unified data driven, artificial intelligence (“AI”), and machine learning platform for climate action. IBP will become the first U.S. client to utilize the Energi.ai platform.
“We are excited to become an early investor in Energi.ai and a part of the innovative AI driven platform they are developing. Their platform provides actionable insight into a company’s energy usage and carbon emissions. We liked the platform so much we decided to work with Energi.ai to implement their solution at IBP as we work to address and reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. We look forward to a long and successful partnership with Energi.ai,” stated Jeff Edwards, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Installed Building Products.
Energi.ai was launched during the UN General Assembly week in New York in September 2021 and it has developed an AI platform that has analyzed millions of energy data points and energy invoices from over 67,000 companies. Energi.ai’s leading datasets and proprietary machine learning algorithms help customers find solutions to improve energy consumption, deliver renewable energy solutions, and reduce carbon emissions. Energi.ai's software can be integrated with ERP solutions and other external data sources and provides actionable insights through an interactive dashboard allowing businesses to track and report on greenhouse gas emissions. As a result, the platform can be an effective tool for measuring, reducing, and eliminating carbon emissions and provides a fully automated carbon account.
Energi.ai was co-founded by renewable and solar energy expert Christel Mathiesen and experienced impact investor, Anders Lier. The company includes a proven team of successful software entrepreneurs, world-class advisers, and partners. Investors in Energi.ai include Tjuvholmen Group, and Tjuvholmen Ventures.
“Global businesses need accurate, easy-to-use, and affordable software to provide actionable insights into their environmental impact. Recent regulations and industry standards are only accelerating the pace at which companies must understand and report their energy usage and carbon emissions. Our proprietary AI and machine learning platform was developed to help companies of all sizes create solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and become carbon net neutral. We are proud to partner with IBP as an investor and initial US-based client, which reflects the Company’s commitment to reducing its environmental impact,” stated Brian West, Energi.ai’s Co-founder and Head of Business Development.
About Installed Building Products
Installed Building Products, Inc. is one of the nation's largest new residential insulation installers and is a diversified installer of complementary building products, including waterproofing, fire-stopping, fireproofing, garage doors, rain gutters, window blinds, shower doors, closet shelving and mirrors and other products for residential and commercial builders located in the continental United States. The Company manages all aspects of the installation process for its customers, from direct purchase and receipt of materials from national manufacturers to its timely supply of materials to job sites and quality installation. The Company offers its portfolio of services for new and existing single-family and multi-family residential and commercial building projects in all 48 continental states and the District of Columbia from its national network of over 210 branch locations.
Energi.ai - the AI based sustainability platform – that aims to ensure 10 million carbon negative businesses by 2030. Energi.ai is the next generation intelligent platform to enable AI climate solutions for businesses to act quickly in the race to reduce carbon emissions. We firmly believe that sustainability is a data problem, and we have built Energi.ai to automate the process of gathering carbon emission related data, so business can use their insights to drive business decision. Energi.ai platform has already integrated with several ERP solutions and other 3 [rd] party data sources and will continuously add new data integrations to ensure our platform is bringing value for all users. Energi.ai exists to secure our collective future, join us on the journey to a net zero future.
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