Ottawa, ON – April 26, 2022 – Today the Rideau Hall Foundation (RHF) announced the recipients of the seventh annual
BrainBox AI: Autonomous AI Technology for HVAC systems
About the Innovation
Jean-Simon Venne saw a need to improve energy usage in commercial buildings. Under his leadership and vision, the team at BrainBox AI is being recognized for their use of artificial intelligence technology to optimize HVAC systems in real-time, reducing energy consumption and carbon footprint, while also enhancing air quality. BrainBox AI is impacting buildings in developed and developing nations in over 5 continents, offering a scalable and impactful tool to address the equity, accessibility, and affordability challenges the world faces in its fight against climate change.
About the Innovators
Mr. Jean-Simon Venne, Mr. Sean Neely, Mr. Sam Ramadori Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, BrainBox AI was founded in 2017 and commercially launched in May 2019. Over the last 2+ years, the company has experienced fast growth with global recognition and a growing team of over 150 employees. BrainBox AI has recently raised 24M USD in its Series A funding round to fuel its continued growth and next phases of innovation. BrainBox AI offers predictive and self-adaptive artificial intelligence to optimize buildings’ energy usage, carbon footprint, and operational efficiency. To date, BrainBox AI has transformed over 100 million ft2 of building space across five continents by providing real estate asset owners with a scalable and impactful tool to achieve their aggressive net-zero objectives. The technology is installed in both developed and developing nations, addressing the equity, accessibility, and affordability challenges the world faces in its fight against climate change. The company’s next phase of innovation harnesses the power of BrainBox AI’s core technology to tackle the energy transition by creating energy demand flexibility within building clusters.