CleanTechies Podcast

Building a Smart AC company to help Solve Climate Change w/ Ran Roth (Sensibo)

May 22, 2023 Silas Mรคhner - Renewables, ClimateTech, & ESG Headhunter Season 1 Episode 101
CleanTechies Podcast
Building a Smart AC company to help Solve Climate Change w/ Ran Roth (Sensibo)
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Show Notes

Today we speak with Ran Roth, the Co-Founder and CTO of Sensibo, an IoT device company that connects your AC units to various services to help you use your AC unit more efficiently.

In today's conversation, we discuss how they got started, their experience raising funds back in the wake of the death of CleanTech 1.0, and the future of indoor climate control.

Punchy episode with a lot of great content.

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Topics:
**1:07 Intro
**2:43 How he got into Sensibo
**6:56 Stats: 1/3 of energy goes into heating and cooling globally
**12:30 How the tech works
**17:21 How they started
**19:48 Going from software to hardware
**22:23 When they took off & the funding process
**26:21 Financial Model
**28:57 Advice for Utility Partnerships
**31:54 Indoor climate/air quality & health
**34:36 Talent
**37:00 Future of indoor climate control
**39:58 Final thoughts

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Links:
**Ran on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ran-roth/
**Sensibo Website: https://sensibo.com/pages/smartac-usa
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