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Cortex Announces $6M Series A Round to Bring Commercial Real Estate into a Sustainable Future

May 2021

Cortex, the Building Analytics software company, has closed a $6M Series A round, led by 4490 Ventures. Cortex has raised $11M in total funding to-date.

Cortex Intel Raises $6M Series A To Decarbonate Buildings

May 12, 2021

Building analytics software company Cortex Intel has raised $6 million in a Series A round led by 4490 Ventures.

Inside the Empire State Building’s Energy Transformation

July 10, 2020

Some buildings transcend their physical structure. They inhabit a spot in our minds just as concrete as the foundations poured underneath them. It is impossible to think about these iconic buildings without conjuring up memories. The Empire State building is one of these icons.

Cortex Sees Major Surge in Demand for Services After Climate Mobilization Act, With 7.7 Million SF of New Activity

July 8, 2019

Cortex, the leader in Building Analytics software, is seeing a major uptick in demand for its product, which provides office building owners with an immediate head start on compliance with the Climate Mobilization Act by delivering a 5-20% reduction in energy consumption with no capital expenditure.

Empire State Building Uses Cortex to Create 800K Per Year in Savings

Feb 7, 2018

The Empire State Building, assisted by JLL, is continuing to lead innovation by harnessing a mobile app provided by Cortex Building Intelligence to track and control energy consumption at the property.

Yes, You Can Start a Business and Have a Baby at the Same Time

Dec 13, 2017

Bryan Bennett also emphasized the benefits of family-friendly policies to his talent strategy. He’s the founder of Washington, DC-based Cortex, a SAAS startup offering technical solutions which, though monitoring and analysis, save office buildings energy and money.

Why More Real Estate Companies Are Getting Into The Tech Game

Nov 9, 2017

Last year, developer Savanna employed Cortex Intel, which provides building engineers with an app that helps them operate complex HVAC systems more efficiently, at 110 William Street. This helped the developer reduce annual operating costs by $250,000, according to a Savanna release. Now the developer is looking for further tech opportunities.

Sidewalk Labs: Building Better Energy Software

Dec 13, 2017

As part of our Sidewalk Talk Idea Tour on Energy Efficient Neighborhoods (12/13/17), Bryan Bennett, the founder and CEO of Cortex, an app that applies machine-learning algorithms to Building Management Systems and meter data, addressed the lessons he’s learned creating an accessible interface that makes commercial building data manageable, and actionable, for operators.

Cortex Intel App Boosts Sustainability In Prominent Office Buildings

Oct 19, 2017

The Woolworth Building, 110 William Street and 277 Park Avenue use the mobile app to reduce energy consumption and to save money.

Cortex Intel Mobile App Delivers Millions in Value and Big Sustainability Gains for 277 Park Avenue, The Woolworth Building, and 110 William Street

Oct 18, 2017

Mobile app for engineers sharply reduces operating costs, improves sustainability and tenant service by enabling real-time, data-based decisions for building systems.

Cortex Intel deploys mobile app to New York office properties, boosts asset value by millions

Oct 20, 2017

Cortex Intel’s mobile app for building engineers has been fully deployed nationally Oct. 18 and is now being used across 10 million sq. ft. of office property in New York City