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

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 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

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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.

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