Ecomedes, a San Francisco, Calif.-based provider of a sustainable building product platform, raised $1.5m in seed financing.
Backers included new investor Saint-Gobain NOVA and existing investor PivotNorth.
The company intends to use the funds to build SaaS collaboration and optimization tools for modern commercial building product selection.
Led by Kathleen Egan, CEO and co-founder, Ecomedes provides a SaaS platform for manufacturers, designers, builders, and building owners to save time and money by delivering a cross-company system of record for product certifications, requirements, compliance, lifetime energy simulation, and price-performance analysis. The solution streamlines the processes of collection, maintenance, discovery, comparison, documentation and performance analysis for over 700,000 sustainable building products carrying over 35 different ecolabel certifications across 10,000 manufacturing brands. Building owners, design teams and general contractors like the US General Services Administration, KMD Architects and DPR Construction, building product manufacturers like Armstrong, Certainteed, Humanscale, and Tarkett use Ecomedes’ system.