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International Business Awards program recognizes Zen Ecosystems’ achievements and strategic approach to bringing economic benefits to businesses through energy savings

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zen Ecosystems — providing intelligent energy management solutions for businesses and consumers — was named the winner of the Gold Stevie® Award for Company of the Year in the Energy category as part of the International Business Awards® program.

“Energy management is a key capability for every workplace in the modern era,” said Zen Ecosystems CEO, James McPhail. “Through Zen HQ’s ease-of-use and our company’s growing strategic partnerships, we’re enabling wider access to energy management for businesses of all sizes, which ultimately translates to greater environmental impact.”

The International Business Awards is one of seven different Stevie Awards programs, all of which recognize achievements in the workplace. More than 3,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes and industries were submitted this year for consideration. Judges highlighted the economic impacts that underlie Zen Ecosystems’ products, commenting, “The company is making economic benefits to businesses and households through energy savings and contributing to global environmental conservation.” Highlights from Zen Ecosystems’ activity in 2018 that earned the company recognition include:

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

This is Zen Ecosystems’ second consecutive year winning a Stevie Award; in 2018, Zen Ecosystems won a Gold Stevie Award under the Energy Industry Innovation category.

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



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