San Ramon, CA – September 06, 2012 – The EnOcean Alliance has appointed Louis Hamer, Vice President, Product Strategy for SCL Elements/CAN2GO Inc., as Chair of the EnOcean Alliance Marketing Committee. Cindy Woudenberg, Director of Marketing for Capital Review Group, has been appointed as Chair of the North America Marketing Work Group. Mr. Hamer will spearhead EnOcean Alliance’s global marketing efforts, while Ms. Woudenberg will join counterparts responsible for Europe, Japan and China.

Louis Hamer is a registered engineer and accredited LEED professional who brings over ten years of experience in wireless products for telecommunications, security, and facility automation, as well as considerable marketing expertise to his position with the EnOcean Alliance. He has worked with a wide variety of businesses and organizations on energy audits and implementation of efficiency measures. Mr. Hamer is a frequent contributor to local and international conferences and publications on the subjects of energy efficiency, wireless technologies and network reliability and security.

Cindy Woudenberg has over 25 years of experience in public relations, marketing and business development. She has owned a successful marketing firm, is Search Engine Optimization Certified, is a Certified Social Media Associate, and is currently a candidate for a Certified Sustainable Building Advisor designation.

Graham Martin, Chairman of EnOcean Alliance, expressed the Alliance’s confidence in the newly appointed committee chairs: “I’m very pleased to welcome Louis and Cindy in their new positions at the EnOcean Alliance. Energy efficiency and green buildings become critical for economies worldwide and innovative building automation technology plays a key role to further progress in this field and to reach ambitious objectives. Therefore, we see the EnOcean Alliance being one of the fastest growing technical alliances. I’m very excited to have Louis and Cindy on board as with both we have gained two highly experienced experts for the leadership of our marketing committee. They will bring new impulses to educate the public on our organization and promote the EnOcean Alliance in its further development.”

Mr. Hamer and Ms. Woudenberg are committed to applying their considerable knowledge and expertise to furthering the mission of the Alliance; working to further develop and promote self-powered wireless monitoring and control systems for sustainable buildings.  “With such a broad membership base, the EnOcean Alliance has matured to a leading player in the industry. Going forward, the objective of the Alliance is to promote its solution/offering to system integrators, property owners and managers who are looking for cost effective ways to control and monitor their buildings,” stated Mr. Hamer.

EnOcean Alliance was formed by leading companies in the building sector, with the goal of promoting and establishing innovative automation solutions for sustainable buildings, ultimately making buildings more energy-efficient, more flexible and lower in cost. The organization strives to create a better, safer, cost- and energy-efficient, environmentally friendlier world through intelligent energy harvesting wireless sensor systems. The guiding principle behind is EnOcean’s energy harvesting wireless technology based on the international standard ISO/IEC 14543-3-10, which has been integrated into more than 1,000 interoperable products. Over 300 companies currently belong to the non-profit organization.


About EnOcean Alliance

Leading companies worldwide from the building sector collected to form the EnOcean Alliance and establish innovative automation solutions for sustainable building projects – and so to make buildings more energy-efficient, more flexible and lower in cost. The core technology of the Alliance is energy harvesting wireless technology for flexibly positioned and service-free sensor solutions. The EnOcean Alliance aims to internationalize the energy harvesting wireless technology, and is dedicated to creating interoperability between the products of OEM partners. Basis for this is the international standard ISO/IEC 14543-3-10, which is optimized for wireless solutions with ultra-low power consumption and energy harvesting. 300 companies currently belong to the EnOcean Alliance. The headquarters of the non-profit organization is located in San Ramon, California.    

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