How the Lab helped Lena Works Test and bring their product to market

Author: Melissa Serrano

Chris O working on Lena Works

Lena Works is a start-up based in the South Bend community building technology to control the temperature in unoccupied buildings to save money and energy. In the process of their hardware development, the team faced the issue of how to house their electronics in a functional and aesthetically pleasing way. At the time they were looking to test between 150- 200 devices and referred to Innovation Lab for assistance in designing and prototyping the enclosure for them. After significant involvement, the lab decided on a black acrylic material that can be efficiently laser cut to build the housing that all the electronics and sensors would be stored in. Lena Works is launched as a company but is working to test and bring their product to market.