ARLINGTON, Va. — GridPoint, a provider of data-driven energy management systems (EMS), announced it has been named a winner in the 2016 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group.

GridPoint’s energy management solution includes granular submetering and monitoring, intelligent control, cloud-based software, and professional services that generate energy, operational, and maintenance savings of up to 30 percent with an 18-36 month payback, said the company. Savings are achieved through the implementation of centralized management of HVAC temperature setpoints, lighting schedules, and override thresholds for maximum savings and customer comfort across sites. 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.

“It was clear from our judges that GridPoint was clearly deserving of being recognized as a leader in innovation and we are proud to award them the 2016 BIG Innovation Award,” said Russ Fordyce, managing director of the Business Intelligence Group. “Congratulations to the entire team. This is well-deserved recognition of your pursuit of excellence and creativity in solving problems.”

“We are ecstatic to be a recipient of the 2016 BIG Innovation Award,” said Mark Danzenbaker, GridPoint’s President. “This recognition further validates our unique solution to energy management, as well as our strategic vision for energy innovation moving forward.”

Organizations from around the world submitted their recent innovations for consideration in the 2016 BIG Innovation Awards. Nominations were then judged by a select group of business leaders and executives who volunteered their time and expertise to score submissions and provide feedback.

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Publication date: 2/19/2016

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