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Enovative optimizes water heating systems in commercial/multifamily buildings with patented controls that reduce energy & costs by 30%.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Since 2006, Enovative Kontrol Systems has been introducing cost-effective, patented controls that optimize the efficiency of water heating systems, resulting in substantial energy savings and water conservation. Based on energy savings of up to 30%, the systems generally pay for themselves within one year after installation. EKS is aggressively transitioning beyond proof of concept and beta sites to a full-scale, nationwide commercial rollout.


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    Derek Zobrist

    Derek Zobrist is the founder and CEO for Enovative, a firm dedicated to assisting building owners reduce energy consumption through simple, innovative technologies and strategic design. His area of expertise focuses on domestic hot water distribution in commercial and multi-tenant buildings. Mr. Zobrist helped develop and test demand controlled pumps responsible for saving buildings owners millions of dollars annually in energy & costs.

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    Gabriel Ayala
    Chief Business Development Officer

    Mr. Ayala has a background in energy efficiency, having served as the primary liaison for Southern California Edison’s Retro-Commissioning (RCx) program, which has helped save over 20MM kWh in electricity savings in large commercial buildings through the process of identifying and implementing low cost, quick payback energy efficiency measures that improve building performance.

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    Larry Acker

    Larry Acker has been involved in the manufacturing of energy and water conservation products for the last 45 years. He is a leading authority on Hot Water Distribution Systems and Structured Plumbing® for residential and commercial buildings. Mr. Acker has been a featured speaker at several conferences such as ASHRAE, ACEEE, PHCC, IAPMO, E-3 Energy as well as the Australian Green Plumbers Conference, and has presented papers on water and energy.

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    David Zobrist

    David Zobrist is the acting interim CFO for Enovative until a Series A round of financing is complete. Currently Mr. Zobrist is an Associate at Fort Dearborn Partners, a management consulting and investment banking firm that focuses on the middle market. Mr. Zobrist has a broad base experience in mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and financial forecasting.


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