GridPoint Wins Gold Edison Award for Innovation in Energy and Sustainability

International Award Names GridPoint as Most Prestigious Winner for its Energy Management System in the Energy Management and Customer Solutions Category

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New York, NY – April 27, 2016 – GridPoint, an innovator in comprehensive, data-driven energy management systems (EMS), today announced it has received the Gold award for Energy Management and Customer Solutions within the Energy and Sustainability category at the 29th annual Edison Awards held in New York City.

GridPoint’s unique energy management solution includes granular submetering and monitoring, intelligent control, cloud-based software and professional services that generate energy, operational and maintenance savings up to 30% with an 18-36 month payback. Customers lower their utility bills by collecting and analyzing site data to intelligently control critical building systems without sacrificing customer comfort. GridPoint’s extensive data set and decision support tools enable customers to diagnose malfunctioning equipment, prioritize asset maintenance and assess the financial benefits of energy efficiency projects with confidence.

The Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to recognizing, honoring and fostering innovation. Being recognized with an Edison Award is the highest accolade a company can receive in the name of innovation and business success. Categorized as Gold, Silver, or Bronze, the awards are named after Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) whose inventions, new product development methods, and innovative achievements changed the world, garnered him 1,093 U.S. patents, and made him a household name around the world.

“Fostering innovation is essential to keep moving forward. The 2016 Edison Award winners are recognized for the remarkable value they bring to consumers,” said Frank Bonafilia, Executive Director, Edison Awards. “This year’s winners will change the way we live, work, and play.”

“We are honored to be recognized by Edison Universe alongside these other revolutionary innovators,” says GridPoint’s President, Mark Danzenbaker. “This win further endorses our strong position in the industry and supports our strategic vision for energy innovation moving forward.”

View a complete overview of all the 2016 winners here.

 

About GridPoint
GridPoint is an innovator in comprehensive, data-driven energy management solutions (EMS) that leverage the power of real-time data collection, big data analytics and cloud computing to maximize energy savings, operational efficiency, capital utilization and sustainability benefits. GridPoint’s integrated energy management portfolio of asset-level submetering and monitoring, intelligent control, energy management software and professional services can generate energy savings up to 30% and an 18-36 month payback.

GridPoint solutions are deployed at over 10,000 sites with over 100 billion customer data points collected to date, and 75 million added daily. Customers include 5 of the top 10 retailers by total sales, 3 of the top 10 casual dining restaurants, 4 of the top 20 quick serve restaurants, leading commercial and industrial enterprises and major government and educational institutions. To learn more, visit GridPoint.com, and keep up with the latest GridPoint news via LinkedIn linkedin.com/company/gridpoint and Twitter @GridPoint.

Media Contact:
Katie O’Shea, Marketing Manager
media@gridpoint.com
(703) 667-7051

 

About the Edison Awards™
The Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to recognizing, honoring and fostering innovation. They honor game-changing innovations that are at the forefront of new product and service development, marketing and human-centered design, and are one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of successful innovation.

Media Contact:
Mellissa Hopkins, Marketing Manager
816.529.3120