GridPoint channel program continues to gain momentum


Arlington, VA – July 15, 2014 –– GridPoint, an innovator in comprehensive, data-driven energy management solutions (EMS) that enable customers to optimize energy savings, facility efficiency and sustainability efforts, is pleased to announce Electrical Design Build, Inc. (EDB), a leader in the Mid-Atlantic electrical contracting industry, as an extension of GridPoint’s channel partner program. EDB will resell GridPoint EMS systems as well as provide installation services to its regional customers.

EDB’s deep electrical and installation expertise combined with GridPoint’s submetering, monitoring and cloud-based analytics technology enables enterprises to gain visibility, insight and control into energy usage, thereby helping businesses lower consumption, save money and reduce carbon emissions by up to 30%.
“As GridPoint’s channel program continues to develop with strong partners like EDB, more businesses will have the opportunity to employ energy management solutions and transition into energy conscious enterprises that are in control of their energy usage,” said Sandi Dudley, director of channel sales at GridPoint.

Five Megatrends Prompting the Emergence of the Energy Conscious Enterprise

EDB and GridPoint’s strategic partnership delivers solutions enterprises need as they face market trends that impact energy. Energy prices remain volatile and continue to rise, new government regulations and standards are increasing and corporations are expected to be more and more environmentally responsible. However, advances in Internet of Things technologies, such as sensors and increased wireless capabilities, as well as the ability to collect real-time data from energy-consuming assets to send to cloud-based analytics software platforms, are empowering businesses to take control of energy management through measurement and transform into energy conscious enterprises.

“Energy management is an increasing area of interest for our customers, and since EDB is renowned for its high level of customer service, we sought to meet their needs with the best energy management vendor on the market. GridPoint’s EMS offers innovative solutions that provide measureable energy savings results. We wanted to provide an EMS which leverages cutting edge technology to provide innovative solutions and meet customer needs,” said Marcus Kratz, project manager at EDB.


About Electrical Design Build, Inc.

Electrical Design Build is a full service design/build electrical contractor that designs and installs industrial power distribution systems, ccommercial electrical contracting, PLC based process control systems and building control systems. EDB has a proven track record of successfully completing sophisticated electrical installations. Our customers include Fortune 500 companies as well as smaller companies that are in the “who’s who” of the Mid-Atlantic region.

Media Contact: Marcus Kratz
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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 12,000 sites with over 75 billion customer data points collected to date, and 100 million added daily. Customers include 6 of the top 10 retailers by total sales, 4 of the top 10 casual dining restaurants, 7 of the top 20 quick serve restaurants, leading commercial and industrial enterprises and major government and educational institutions. To learn more, visit, and keep up with the latest GridPoint news via LinkedIn and Twitter @gridpoint.

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