Customer Testimonials
Quotes from recent press releases illustrate the value of Telkonet's proven EcoSmart energy management solution.

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Dubai

We evaluated a number of solutions during our search for an effective room management system that could significantly reduce waste energy in our guestrooms without impacting our guests' experience. We found that the Recovery Time technology employed in the EcoSmart system with its automated dynamic setback added to ease of installation in a retrofit scenario, the savings it can bring to engineering costs, and many other great features more than exceeded our initial requirements.

Jayakumar Pillai, Director of Technical Services, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Dubai

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates has been implementing a rigorous environmental strategy since 2008 with a view to becoming Dubai's leading light in environmentally sound hotel operations. We have won a number of awards that reinforce our stance on greener methods and systems. Deployment of the EcoSmart system is another step in our efforts to marry luxury with eco-friendliness within our operations.

Alejandro Bernabè, General Manager, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates

Motel 6 Corporate

After a series of trial installations and competitive product comparisons, we arrived at the decision to use EcoSmart to significantly reduce HVAC energy consumption without affecting the guest experience. EcoSmart will assist Motel 6/Studio 6 in meeting sustainability goals, in addition to making maintenance uncomplicated for our regional maintenance engineers. The components of the fully networked EcoSmart solution at each property can be viewed from the EcoCentral management platform, allowing for remote troubleshooting and investigation.

Renee Swoger, Director of Energy & Capital Administration, Motel 6/Studio 6

Neema Hospitality

In the limited-service sector, every dollar saved with energy efficiency translates into a dollar earned without increasing room rates. EcoSmart helps us conserve energy and preserve the valuable relationships we have with loyal guests.

Sandeep Thakrar, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Neema Hospitality

Galt House Hotel

Telkonet's EcoSmart energy management enables Galt House Hotel to continue a decades-long trend of technological innovation to improve the guest experience. Before selecting an energy management system, we had a checklist of requirements, including: maximize our energy efficiency, improve our proactive maintenance capability, and offer guests a hotel stay uninterrupted by temperature or HVAC issues. Ultimately, we selected EcoSmart, and I am very pleased with the decision--EcoSmart exceeds our expectations on all counts.

Slater Coe, Director of Operations, Galt House Hotel

Suite Control

At Suite Control, our specialty has always been to take the latest technology and seamlessly integrate that technology into our overall product offering. Our relationship with Telkonet allows us to take EcoSmart--this highly innovative energy management technology--and provide it to our customers. The opportunities for growth are limitless.

George Nikols, Director of Business Development, Suite Control

Waterfront Hotel, Oakland, California

The transition from our old system to EcoSmart was painless, as the installation included a simple thermostat replacement and the addition of EcoSense remote occupancy sensors in each of the 145 guestrooms. Shortly after the EcoSmart wireless network equipment was installed, each of our guestrooms was online, ready for us to view and manage. Telkonet's basic system training and intuitive web interface gave us the confidence to begin using the system immediately.

Mark Everton, General Manager, Waterfront Hotel, Oakland, CA

University of California, Davis

After becoming familiar with how flexible and effective the EcoSmart System is, we decided to deploy the system in Potter and Sereno Halls ourselves. Our HVAC shop is now equipped to program and maintain EcoSmart in house, and we are moving forward with additional installations immediately. EcoSmart products provide excellent energy savings, but they also provide a huge upgrade to resident experience when compared with traditional fan coil controls - they don't just save energy, they look great too.

Dave MacKinnon, Facilities Manager, University of California, Davis


Telkonet continues to impress us with innovative development and extensive product intelligence. Our ability to rapidly integrate such an exceptional product is truly a game-changer and allows us to offer a unique value proposition not currently found with any other product in our industry.

Robert Hansen, Chief Executive Officer, Islandaire

Marriott International

Currently, only about one-fifth of Marriott hotels have an energy management system, a situation that we are aggressively seeking to improve with partners such as Telkonet. Our global sustainability goals include further reductions in energy and water consumption of 20 percent by 2020 and we believe that Telkonet is poised to help us meet and exceed these energy reduction initiatives at any Marriott property. Telkonet has proven to be extremely reliable, innovative and service-oriented while their products are very guest-friendly.

Terry C. Smith, VP of Engineering, Marriott International

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