Product recognized for its comprehensive approach to energy management
Arlington, VA, April 1, 2015—GridPoint, an innovator in data-driven energy management systems (EMS), today announced that it has received a Top Product of the Year Award in the Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards.
Scores were determined by a panel of independent judges headed by Paul Leavoy of LNS Research and also including judges from AECOM Technology Corp., Anheuser Busch InBev, Bayer MaterialScience, ConAgra Foods, ConEd Solutions, Environmental & Operational Risk Management, GlaxoSmithKline, Owens Corning, RegScan, Salazar Packaging, Trupoint Advisers, the University of California Berkeley, Verdantix, Williams Creek Consulting, and YES Bank.
With rapid advancements and a continuous rate of change in the field, energy and sustainability professionals have a notoriously difficult time knowing what products to choose to help their companies increase energy, environmental and sustainability performance. The Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards give companies a solid base of products, vetted by experts, from which to choose, as well as a variety of successful projects to illustrate how sustainability and energy management is helping companies improve.
“We had more entries than ever this year, and competition was tough. The winners showed innovation and the ability to help transform the fields of energy and sustainability management,” said Paul Nastu, publisher of Environmental Leader. “Entries that were awarded Top Product or Project of the Year are those that should be carefully considered by companies seeking to improve operations and boost the bottom line.”
“GridPoint is thrilled to receive this honor from Environmental Leader, and we believe this award is further recognition that our EMS solution is superior to others in the marketplace,” said Todd M. Raba, president and CEO of GridPoint. “Our comprehensive product delivers reduced energy usage and impressive savings that make investing in energy management a strategic decision for commercial enterprises from both a financial and sustainable point of view. We are proud that the judges saw these qualities in our EMS.”
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 a compelling return on investment. 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.
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About the Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards
In its second year, the Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards recognize excellence in products and services that provide companies with energy and environmental benefits, or in corporate projects that improved environmental or energy management and increased the bottom line. It is a five-point rating system designed to offer companies feedback and recognition. Third-party judges came from the following companies: AECOM Technology Corp., Anheuser Busch InBev, Bayer MaterialScience, ConAgra Foods, ConEd Solutions, Environmental & Operational Risk Management, GlaxoSmithKline, LNS Research, Owens Corning, RegScan, Salazar Packaging, Trupoint Advisers, the University of California Berkeley, Verdantix, Williams Creek Consulting, and YES Bank.
For a complete list of winners, visit http://www.environmentalleader.com/environmental-leader-product-project-awards/
GridPoint is a leader in energy optimization technology that decarbonizes commercial buildings and accelerates a more sustainable energy future. GridPoint’s data-driven platform connects energy grids with the built environment and behind-the-meter distributed energy resources, enabling the ability to coordinate energy supply and demand to achieve energy and sustainability goals for businesses and the grid at the same time. GridPoint’s platform is deployed in over 18,000 commercial buildings across multiple industries. Leveraging data analytics, patented algorithms, and intelligent automation to deliver unprecedented visibility into complex building operations, GridPoint reduces energy costs, lowers carbon emissions, provides actionable facility insights and strengthens resiliency – building by building. Networked together, buildings with GridPoint Intelligence™ aggregate the reliable, precise and instantaneous capacity that energy grids increasingly require. The GridPoint Intelligent Energy Network™ of buildings is driving grid modernization and accelerating the transition to a sustainable energy future. For more information, visit https://www.gridpoint.com/.