Sefaira integrates 2030 Challenge benchmarks into its real time energy analysis platform – NEW YORK and SANTA FE – 15 November 2013 – Sefaira, the leader in software for high performance building design, and Architecture 2030, creator of the 2030 Challenge which charts a path toward carbon neutral buildings by 2030, today announced that they have entered a partnership to raise awareness of the 2030 Challenge and help architects achieve its targets. By integrating 2030 Challenge benchmarks directly into its real time energy analysis software, Sefaira aims to expand the reach of these targets and make it easier for architects to achieve them.
LONDON AND NEW YORK – October 9, 2013: Sefaira, the leading provider of high performance building design software, today announced it was named in the prestigious 2013 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, a global market intelligence and consulting firm helping executives connect with innovation.
The Global Cleantech 100 list is unique because it highlights the promise of private clean technology companies from all around the world, focusing on those companies which the players in the market feel are currently the most likely to make the most significant market impact over the next 5-10 years.
“Being recognized by the Cleantech Group is a great honour for us, especially at this moment. Since we launched our software in July 2012, more than 200 leading architecture firms have become customers and started using our software to transform their building design process. However, this is only the beginning.
LONDON and NEW YORK – 2 October 2013 – Sefaira, the leader in software for high performance building design, today announced that the company added more than 50 new architectural firms as customers in Q3, taking the total number of customers to more than 200.
In addition, Sefaira announced that it had raised $9.2 million in new capital to fund continued business growth. Sefaira’s existing investors, including Braemar Energy Ventures, Chrysalix SET and Hermes GPE, invested $7.2 million in new venture capital while the company additionally secured a $2 million venture debt facility from Silicon Valley Bank.
“We are excited to be able to extend this facility to Sefaira,” said Erin Lockwood, Managing Director of Commercial Banking, for Silicon Valley Bank’s UK Branch.