April 15, 2009 Toronto, ON – ecobee, a company dedicated to helping consumers conserve energy, save money and reduce their environmental impact, has been selected as one of the Top 25 Up and Comers for 2009 by the Branham Group Inc. The Branham Group releases the prestigious Branham300 list once a year. It is the most comprehensive and trusted source of information on the health of the ICT industry in Canada.
“Making the Top 25 Up and Comers list reinforces ecobee’s position that green companies are viable businesses who can make a positive difference,” says Stuart Lombard, President & CEO, ecobee. “We have had tremendous success in the industry and have received fantastic feedback from the market. ecobee looks forward to continued success throughout 2009 and beyond.”
The Branham300 Top 25 Up and Comers category showcases the leaders of tomorrow in the ICT industry. All companies appearing on the Top 25 list are selected for their innovation, creativity, uniqueness and long-term potential. Their offerings represent some of the leading industry trends.
“It is quite an achievement to maintain positive growth and set record revenues in the face of increasing economic pressures,” said J. Wayne Gudbranson, President and CEO of Branham Group, “it illustrates the resilience of the Canadian ICT community and their ability to leverage their core competencies.”
ecobee was founded in 2007 in Toronto to deliver intelligent conservation solutions. The company is building its product platform around The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™. ecobee’s products are being sold for use in single family homes (both new and retrofitted) and multi-family dwellings. Last fall ecobee was selected as a Red Herring Top 50 Company, celebrating the most innovative and promising companies, and was also chosen as a Canada Top 10 Technology Company. For more information, please visit www.ecobee.com.
About The Branham Group Inc.
Branham Group is a leading industry analyst and strategic consulting firm servicing the global information technology marketplace. Branham Group assists information technology companies and related institutions in achieving market success through its custom consulting services, and through its multi-client research subscription programs. Branham also produces an annual listing of the top information technology companies in Canada (www.branham300.com), tracks the Canadian Outsourcing industry (www.branhamoutsourcing.com) and monitors over 450 eHealth vendors. For more information regarding Branham Group, please visit www.branhamgroup.com.
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