Deloitte, Design + Construction Strategies Announce New Alliance Agreement
Provides energy management insight to Federal agencies, large real-estate portfolio owners
WASHINGTON, April 23, 2012 – Deloitte Consulting LLP and Design + Construction Strategies LLC (aka “DCStrategies”), a woman-owned small business based in Washington, D.C. specializing in facility information management, today announced a new alliance agreement. Specifically, Deloitte and DCStrategies will deliver services and solutions that help federal agencies and large real-estate portfolio owners meet complex and operational challenges related to energy management.
“Our alliance with DCStrategies allows us to offer decision-makers a broad framework to visualize, quantify and manage their energy programs” said Rebecca Ranich, director, Deloitte Consulting LLP and co-leader of the federal energy management practice. “Organizations have significant opportunities to address energy programs and our approach is designed to liberate their data to reveal a strategic and tactical focus to managing risk and uncertainty by converting thinking about energy supply and consumption from a cost element to a strategic operations lever.”
Barbara Heller, president and CEO of DCStrategies, added, “Clients want new and intuitive ways to visualize and analyze the vast amount of information available about their facilities. This strategic alliance allows our organizations to combine the skills and insights of experienced architects, engineers, technologists and management consultants to address the challenges and opportunities related to enterprise-wide energy and sustainability goals.”
About Deloitte’s Federal Energy Management practice
Deloitte’s federal energy management practice addresses energy and sustainability challenges and opportunities to enhance missions, add strategic value, and minimize risk across the Federal government. The practice helps government departments and agencies understand their energy, resources, and environmental issues; and, the challenges arising from energy security concerns, budgetary constraints, investment decisions and IT efficiencies. The federal energy management market offering includes a broad range of energy management and sustainability services that are strengthened by deep industry knowledge and capabilities including energy and resources management; energy industry and markets; analysis and modeling; and risk, vulnerability and security. For more information, visit www.deloitte.com/us/federalsustainability.
About Design + Construction Strategies, LLC
Design + Construction Strategies, LLC (aka DCStrategies) helps stakeholders across the built environment align their business and technology processes to enhance asset and organizational performance. They leverage domain expertise in architecture, engineering, facilities and energy management, and information technology to create innovative solutions that address the complex issues unique to the built environment. From programs and policies to deployment, they are a trusted advisor to decision makers responsible for an organization's most vital assets - facilities and infrastructure. For more information, visit www.dcstrategies.net
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