11 min

2.7 Kontrol Energy invents real-time COVID analyzer Vaughan Rising Podcast

    • Investing

Kontrol Energy is a smart building technology company. When the pandemic began, CEO Paul Ghezzi noticed that a lot of their customers started to worry about having service companies like Kontrol on site. More people in a space meant feeling less safe in that space.


This problem, combined with their expertise in air quality monitoring, was the seed of a big idea: could they develop a technology that detects the COVID-19 virus in the air, in real time?

Kontrol Energy is a smart building technology company. When the pandemic began, CEO Paul Ghezzi noticed that a lot of their customers started to worry about having service companies like Kontrol on site. More people in a space meant feeling less safe in that space.


This problem, combined with their expertise in air quality monitoring, was the seed of a big idea: could they develop a technology that detects the COVID-19 virus in the air, in real time?

11 min