Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Doubletree Hotel San Jose and Ecos Consulting Join HydroPoint to Discuss the Green Multiplier Effect on July 24 Webcast

HydroPoint Data Systems, Inc., provider of the WeatherTRAK® Smart Water Management solution, today announced that representatives from Doubletree Hotel San Jose and Ecos Consulting will present strategies for achieving a green multiplier effect as part of HydroPoint’s ongoing Sustainability 2.0 Educational Series.

This upcoming Sustainability 2.0™ webcast will examine strategies employed by organizations in a diverse range of industries including healthcare, hospitality, retail and restaurants as well as government. The webcast will highlight case studies that illustrate how companies achieve a green multiplier effect by adopting clean technologies that deliver a multitude of environmental and financial benefits. For example, the WeatherTRAK Smart Water Management solution provides a rapid 18-24 month return while it saves water and energy and reduces carbon emissions. Attendees will learn best practices for implementing Smart Water Management and other solutions that offer immediate and lasting gains.

Doubletree Hotel San Jose’s Carrie McAllen will provide examples of how the hotel saves water and energy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect local ecosystems while it reduces costs and enhances guest experience. McAllen will be joined by Neil Sainsbury-Carter, director of climate policy for Ecos Consulting, who will discuss proven corporate sustainability strategies that comply with environmental policy and deliver immediate results.

“With our water efficiency measures alone, we are able to re-invest cost savings into projects that delight our guests and drive revenue,” said Carrie McAllen, director of business development at Doubletree Hotel San Jose.

“Organizations should prioritize sustainability strategies and investments with an eye towards both meeting environmental regulations and delivering measurable results,” said Neil Sainsbury-Carter. “Organizations that are accountable for their sustainability programs will enjoy a competitive advantage.”

The webcast will be broadcast live on Friday, July 24, 2009 at 2 pm ET/11 am PT. GreenBiz.com is the official media partner for HydroPoint’s Sustainability 2.0 Educational Series.

To register for this webcast and view more webcasts on-demand, go to: HydroPoint.com/webcasts.

Sustainability 2.0 Educational Series

HydroPoint launched the Sustainability 2.0 Educational Series in September 2008 to advance the Company’s vision of delivering strong financial benefits while achieving sustainability goals. The series, consisting of webcasts, tradeshows and speaking engagements, promotes the realization of Sustainability 2.0 principles, with a strong focus on reducing water footprint through Smart Water Management.

Information about upcoming Sustainability 2.0 Educational programs, including webcasts and events, can be found here: HydroPoint.com/webcasts.

About HydroPoint Data Systems, Inc.

HydroPoint, founded in 2002, is the market and technology leader in Smart Water Management. The company's WeatherTRAK solution uniquely delivers a multitude of financial and environmental benefits by revolutionizing management of the area of greatest waste in urban water use: landscape irrigation. Proven in 23 independent studies, including the vanguard pollution runoff study led by the EPA, the WeatherTRAK solution saves water, reduces energy demand and protects water quality while it minimizes liability and expense exposure. In 2009 alone, WeatherTRAK subscribers will save 11 billion gallons of water, 45 million kilowatt hours and 60 million pounds of CO2. With water rates ranging from $2 to $6 per 1000 gallons and additional related expenses due to overwatering damages ranging from $500 to $10,000 per site, WeatherTRAK has been identified as the green initiative with the fastest payback by leading companies across the country. Headquartered in Petaluma, Calif., HydroPoint is privately owned and operated. For more information, visit http://www.hydropoint.com.

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