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BOSS Controls LLC, a leading Internet of Things (IoT) energy management and controls company, and channel partner Veterans’ Unisource, based in Minnesota, recently deployed the BOSS Controls Smart Plug Solution at Saint Paul RiverCentre and Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.

BOSS Controls helps commercial property owners increase energy efficiency and reduce costs by giving them technology solutions to remotely and automatically turn off machines when not in use. The BOSS 120 Smart Plug will provide total control and energy management of plug-in electrical loads. Both Saint Paul RiverCentre and Xcel Energy Center will be starting with transitioning televisions, monitors and vending machines.

As leaders in sustainability, Saint Paul RiverCentre and Xcel Energy Center have a long-standing commitment to green initiatives and have been recognized for best practices in venue sustainability. The Green Venue Report recognizes Saint Paul RiverCentre in the top quarter of respondents worldwide across many key sustainability indicators. Xcel Energy Center, home of the Minnesota Wild, is the only NHL arena in the U.S. to be LEED Certified. (Source: http://www.xcelenergycenter.com/sustainability)

“We have long been a champion of environmental causes and will continue to seek and implement solutions that reduce energy waste,” said Jim Ibister, vice president of Facility Administration for the Minnesota Wild and general manager of Saint Paul RiverCentre. “The BOSS Smart Plug deployment emphasizes our commitment to reducing our carbon footprint and defines what it means to be environmentally friendly.”

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