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Energy Manager Today Selects GridPoint’s Energy Management System as Top Product of the Year

Product valued for its enterprise-level, widely applicable approach to energy management

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 Energy Manager Today Awards.

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The Energy Manager Today Awards is a program recognizing excellence in products and services that provide companies with significant energy management benefits, or in projects implemented by companies that improved energy management and increased the bottom line.

Scores were determined by a panel of independent judges from the following companies: Accenture, CapitalOne, City of Alexandria VA, COX Enterprises Inc., General Motors, MUFG Union Bank, IBM, Skidmore Owings & Merrill, US Department of Health & Human Services, USG Corporation, and Wellborn Cabinet Inc.

In this quickly changing industry, energy professionals are often tasked with evaluating products with little knowledge as to what is working for others. The Energy Manager Today Awards recommend a solid base of products, vetted by experts, to illustrate how successful initiatives in energy management are helping companies improve. GridPoint, recognized as widely applicable through its multi-site approach, was praised for offering “excellent application of large amounts of data to reduce costs and meet sustainability, GHG reduction goals.”

“We were impressed by both the number of submissions and the caliber of the entries in this first year of the Energy Manager Today Awards. The winners showed an amazing variety in the way energy reductions and savings can be achieved. Energy management is a cutting-edge field in which to be operating today; the winners here prove that innovations are opening up vast new areas of potential for improvement, and that companies are capitalizing on those opportunities in exciting and impressive ways,” says Paul Nastu, publisher of Energy Manager Today’s parent company, Business Sector Media. “Entries that were awarded Top Product or Project of the Year are those that should be carefully considered by companies seeking to improve their own operations in a similar manner.”

“We are thrilled to be named as a top product of the year recipient by Energy Manager Today,” said Mark Danzenbaker, President at GridPoint. “Our unique approach not only optimizes energy spend, but also drives operational efficiency and justifies capital planning decisions making investing in energy management a financial, and sustainable, strategic decision. We are proud that these qualities were acknowledged by the judges and believe that this award is further recognition that GridPoint’s EMS is superior to others in the marketplace.”

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.

About Energy Manager Today

Energy Manager Today is the leading daily trade publication keeping corporate executives - those responsible for procuring and managing energy - fully informed. The publication includes daily news stories written by in-house staff writers and editors, a daily email newsletter sent to an extensive opt-in email list, webinars, research reports, videos, podcasts, a white paper library, an awards program, and other content geared toward energy directors and managers. It is published by Business Sector Media.

About the Energy Manager Today Awards

In its first year, the Energy Manager Today Awards recognize excellence in products/services and projects that provide companies with energy benefits and increase the bottom line. Scores were determined by a panel of independent experts actively working in the field of energy management.

For a complete list of winners, visit:

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 controlenergy 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, 5 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.

Media Contact:
Katie O’Shea, 703-667-7051

Source: Business Wire (December 3, 2015 - 9:53 AM EST)

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