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Zen Ecosystems Wins People’s Choice Stevie® Award for Corporate Energy-Saving Technologies

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Zen Ecosystems — providing intelligent energy management solutions for businesses and consumers — has won the People’s Choice Stevie® Award in the Energy category as part of the annual International Business Awards® (IBA) program. More than 44,000 total votes were cast to determine the winners during the worldwide public voting session.

Zen Ecosystems received the People’s Choice recognition for a wide range of recent achievements, including:

  • A partnership with Eyedro Green Solutions, Inc. for more advanced monitoring and analytics;
  • The addition of energy pioneer and former FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff as an independent advisor to inform product integration with electric utility demand response programs; and
  • The launch of the Zen HQ mobile app for commercial use and Zen Thermostat Wi-Fi mobile app for residential use.

“Zen Ecosystems’ corporate customers include businesses of all sizes, representing a wide range of industries such as restaurants, hotels and retail. The public voting process and People’s Choice Award honor shows that we’ve made an impact for our customers, and we’ll continue to work hard to provide all types of companies with the tools necessary to save energy,” said Zen Ecosystems CEO James McPhail.

Prior to being recognized with the 2019 People’s Choice Stevie® Award, Zen Ecosystems received a Gold Stevie Award from the IBA two years running. In 2018, Zen Ecosystems was recognized as a winner in the Energy Industry Innovation category, and this year was recognized as the Company of the Year in Energy category.

More than 4,000 nominations were submitted during the 2019 IBA nomination process. All organizations that were honored as an IBA Company of the Year were included in the People’s Choice voting process.

About Zen Ecosystems

Zen Ecosystems provides intelligent energy management solutions for businesses and consumers. Zen HQ is an energy management system designed for the unique needs of businesses and utilities to provide insights and control over multisite commercial energy usage while delivering the fastest payback in the market. The Zen Thermostat is a beautiful, simple connected device for home and business that also enables multi system operators to enhance the customer experience. Fast Company recognized Zen Ecosystems as one of its “Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Energy” in 2018. Learn more at