🎧 #016: Brad Pilgrim on how multifamily buildings can achieve energy Parity

  
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“I said, what have we done as far as energy efficiency? And the answer I got back was: we've done everything we can; we've changed over to LEDs. And I think by that point I was like, got it, okay. So your understanding of energy optimization or efficiency is LEDs. Which is sort of like that classic light bulb moment.”

—Brad Pilgrim

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Episode 16 is a conversation with Brad Pilgrim, CEO of Parity, Inc.

Summary

  • Brad breaks down the application of smart building technology in multifamily residential buildings, including how that's different from other verticals and why it's such a unique niche.

  • We unpack Parity's solution for that space, which as a long-time resident of multifamily buildings myself, sounds like a perfect product-market fit.

  • Brad shares how the pandemic has changed residential energy consumption patterns and why that has actually driven more demand for the Parity solution.

  • And much, much more.

Mentions and Links

  1. Parity, Inc (2:38)

  2. Ryerson University - Building Science (11:34)

  3. ecobee, Nest (35:37)

You can find Brad Pilgrim on LinkedIn.

Enjoy!

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Music credit: The Garden State by Audiobinger

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Here’s this week’s Deep deep dive outline:

  • My reaction, including highlights:

    • How the MF space is different than other vertical markets

    • The gap left by others that Parity discovered

    • What efficiency as a service means to Parity

    • How Parity talks about AI (they don't) and how their platform uses AI

    • How the pandemic has really thrown a wrench in Parity's solution and how they've responded; and how WFH has caused home water and hot water usage to spike

    • How remote control is driving sales and deployment of their tech

  • Full transcript

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