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ecobee Garners 2011 Award for Design Excellence [ADEX]

by on April 15, 2011

Toronto, ON, Canada – ecobee’s Energy Management System has been named a Platinum award winner for Building Products in the Awards for Design Excellence (ADEX) competition, sponsored by Design Journal magazine.

“ecobee is proud to be recognized by the ADEX Awards for our work in the commercial energy management space. Our Wi-Fi enabled Energy Management Ssystem allows users to maximize efficiency, reduce operating costs and delivers increased energy conservation.” said Stuart Lombard, President and CEO of ecobee.

In the last 16 years, ADEX has become the largest and most prestigious awards program for product design of furniture, fixtures and finishes marketed to the design trade.

“The 2010-11 ADEX Awards attracted upwards of 500 companies submitting more than 1,500 innovative new products,” said John Platter, executive director for ADEX. “The ADEX Award has recognized many outstanding product designs over the years, and ecobee’s Energy Management System has earned its place among that elite group.”

The ecobee EMS is the newest technology designed for the commercial market. It is ideal in applications where a simple thermostat does not provide adequate controls and functionality and a full-scale building automation system is too complex and cost prohibitive. The ecobee EMS is user friendly reduces your building’s operating costs and delivers increased energy conservation.

As a platinum winner, ecobee was honored at the highest award level. All of the entries in each of the ADEX categories have potential for three award levels of platinum, gold or silver. Judges awarded points based on form, function, value, and fitness for particular purpose. Total points earned determined each winner’s award level. All winners will be published in the Summer 2011 issue of Design Journal, the international trade publication for interior designers, architects and facility managers.

About ecobee

ecobee, founded in 2007, delivers intelligent conservation solutions for real people. The company is building its product platform around The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System. Our WiFi enabled products automate energy conservation making it easier to save on energy costs without sacrificing comfort. ecobee’s products are sold for use in single family homes (new and retrofitted), multi-family dwellings and light commercial properties. For more information, visit