CrowdComfort selected after highly competitive application process

Beverly, MA – February 21, 2014—CrowdComfort, a sustainable technology company that improves operational and energy efficiency by helping facilities managers make better decisions by crowd-sourcing geo-located building maintenance and environmental compliance data in real time, has been selected to pitch at ARPA E-Energy Innovation Summit’s Future Energy Pitching Session on February 24 -26, 2014.

Future Energy is a series of pitch events that connect entrepreneurs, researchers, and private investors in the energy industry to develop and commercialize radical solutions to the world’s energy challenges. The Future Energy Pitching Session will feature 8 early-stage energy technology startups presenting to a panel of top venture capital investors. Investors will provide feedback and actionable advice to the startups in real-time. All Summit attendees are invited to attend and vote for their favorite startups. The startups that get the most audience votes will be acknowledged as winners of the pitch competition.

According to CrowdComfort Chief Executive Officer B. Eric Graham, “It is an honor to be selected to participate at the ARPA E-Energy Innovation Summit. Having been an entrepreneur in the alternative energy sector for many years ARPA-e is like the Olympic Event in energy innovation. Participation in this event will allow CrowdComfort to gain additional momentum in our quest to improve energy efficiency and operational performance in buildings everywhere,” concluded Graham.

The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit ( is the premier event dedicated to transformative energy solutions. This unique event brings together thought leaders from academia, business, and government to discuss cutting-edge energy issues and facilitate relationships to help move technologies into the marketplace. The Summit’s strategic combination of leaders makes it the perfect forum for developing energy solutions that will enable America to out-innovate its global competitors.

About CrowdComfort
CrowdComfort is crowd-sourcing building maintenance and comfort by empowering anyone to report site-specific comfort and maintenance issues in real-time using their smart phones. Building managers and maintenance staff access aggregated data to improve comfort, optimize building performance and lower operational costs. Founded in 2013, Crowd Comfort is still in beta mode but will be formally launching in March of 2014. For more information on CrowdComfort, please visit