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Feb 14, 2017


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.”

“BOSS is very excited to partner with Saint Paul RiverCentre and Xcel Energy Center as they continue to make huge sustainable strides,” said Greg Puschnigg, CEO/Founder BOSS Controls. “We look forward to a continued relationship that secures energy savings for years to come.”

About BOSS Controls
BOSS Controls designs, markets, and sells patent pending, cloud based, Wi-Fi enabled product solutions and software. The product suite provides a seamless fully integrated virtual energy management and control system enabling reductions in building plug load energy costs by up to 50 percent plus operational cost savings. Plug load can be up to one-third of a commercial building’s total energy consumption. The company manages the critical Wi-Fi hardware, software, and data on its cloud based platform called “Atmospheres®”.

For more information about BOSS Controls visit www.bosscontrols.com.

About Veterans’ Unisource
Veterans’ Unisource, headquartered Woodbury, MN, is a veteran owned business which has developed an experienced network of partners and relationships to deliver the best solutions in products, services and technology development. Veterans Unisource delivers expedited solutions and improved total cost in a variety of industries and product segments.

About Saint Paul RiverCentre
Saint Paul RiverCentre is the city's premier convention center that overlooks the bluffs of the Mississippi River. Featuring more than 250,000 square feet of versatile event space and flexible room configurations that include the Grand Ballroom and The Legendary Roy Wilkins Auditorium, Saint Paul RiverCentre is the preferred choice for hundreds of events including star-studded galas, trade shows and conventions each year.

About Xcel Energy Center
Regarded as one of the finest arenas in the world, Xcel Energy Center is home to the NHL's Minnesota Wild, the NLL's Minnesota Swarm and a multitude of premier sports and entertainment events annually. The one-of-a-kind, multi-purpose facility is located in the heart of downtown Saint Paul, owned by the City of Saint Paul and managed by the Saint Paul Arena Company, an affiliate of Minnesota Sports & Entertainment. For more information, visit www.xcelenergycenter.com.

The matters discussed herein may contain forward-looking statements that are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations.