CHICAGO, April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Goby with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year– Sustained Excellence– Service and Product Provider Award for its outstanding efforts to increase energy efficiency within commercial, institutional and industrial markets. Goby's accomplishments will be recognized in Washington, D.C. on April 13, 2016.
Goby has been an ENERGY STAR partner since 2009, and is continuously recognized for its contributions in helping companies improve their energy consumption through its services and SeaSuite® platform. In 2015, Goby helped over 400 buildings achieve their ENERGY STAR certification.
"We're making big data and sustainability accessible to the commercial real estate industry, powering the ability to identify and reduce resource waste," said Chris Happ, CEO, Goby. "This work makes a difference, and we are honored to be awarded."
Since its inception in 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners have helped prevent a total of more than 2.4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions. In 2014 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners provided more than $11 billion in societal benefits due to reducing damages from climate change.
"Goby is helping businesses and organizations save money, save energy, and do their part to reduce our nation's greenhouse gas emissions that fuel climate change," said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. "Goby demonstrates a strong commitment to energy efficiency and to preserving a healthy planet for future generations."
The 2016 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Awards are given to a variety of organizations to recognize their contributions to reducing carbon pollution through superior energy efficiency efforts. These awards recognize ongoing leadership across the ENERGY STAR program, including energy-efficient products, services, new homes, and buildings in the commercial, industrial, and public sectors.
For a complete list of 2016 winners and information, and more information about ENERGY STAR's awards program, visit www.energystar.gov/awardwinners.
Goby Inc. is the recognized North American leader in enabling Better Run Buildings™. In addition to leading the industry in ENERGY STAR benchmarks, LEED certifications, and GRESB reporting, Goby's award-winning SeaSuite® Software as a Service platform captures and distills multiple data sources into simple, contextualized dashboards, reports, and tasks to cost-effectively track, monitor, and optimize whole-building and whole-portfolio energy and sustainability performance.
SeaSuite® users annually manage more than 500 million square feet from the cloud. As a result of Goby's outstanding contributions to energy and greenhouse gas reduction, the U.S. EPA has recognized Goby with an ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award, after achieving Partner of the Year in 2014, 2015, and 2016. For more information visit www.gobyinc.com.
About ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR® is the simple choice for energy efficiency. For more than 20 years, people across America have looked to EPA's ENERGY STAR program for guidance on how to save energy, save money, and protect the environment. Behind each blue label is a product, building, or home that is independently certified to use less energy and cause fewer of the emissions that contribute to climate change. Today, ENERGY STAR is the most widely recognized symbol for energy efficiency in the world, helping families and businesses save $362 billion on utility bills, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions by more than 2.4 billion metric tons since 1992. Join the millions who are already making a difference at energystar.gov.
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