CHICAGO, April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Goby, the commercial real estate cloud, announces today that it has been named a 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award winner. Goby's accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. on April 26, 2017.
Goby, an ENERGY STAR partner since 2009, is continuously recognized for its contributions in helping commercial real estate owners and investors improve their energy consumption through its cloud-based platform. In 2016, close to 800 buildings managed on Goby's platform achieved an ENERGY STAR certification.
"Goby has been our longstanding partner in obtaining portfolio-level energy and water data. With Goby, we are able to identify opportunities for new Energy Star certifications and gain insights into existing profiles, optimizing them for the highest score possible. We started with 36 ENERGY STAR awards in 2014, and exceeded our 2016 goals with 50 awards and an average score of 88 this year," says Sara Neff, SVP, Sustainability at Kilroy Realty Corporation.
"Goby is proud to lead the market and empower the corporate and commercial real estate industries with cutting-edge technology solutions that create energy efficiencies and impact the bottom line. In 2016 alone, Goby helped clients around the world accomplish GHG reductions of 82,000 Metric Tons and energy savings of 789M kBtu," says Chris Happ, Goby CEO.
In 2015, ENERGY STAR and its partners saved American businesses and consumers 503 billion kilowatt-hours and $34 billion dollars on their energy bills, while achieving broad emission reductions.
Goby is the leading energy management, sustainability reporting, and invoice automation platform for the corporate and commercial real estate industries. Goby helps investors and owners save time, mitigate risks, and increase NOI with powerful analytics. Founded in 2008, Goby has 68 employees and hundreds of clients who manage over 700 Million square feet from the cloud. Goby had been recognized by the U.S. EPA with an ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award and is the first GRESB Premier Partner as well as an Associate Member. Additionally, Goby is a LEED Proven Provider and a SASB Advisory Partner. In 2015, Goby raised $5M in series A funding, backed by Toronto-based GreenSoil Building Innovation Fund (GBIF), with participation from existing investor, Second Century Ventures, the venture arm of the National Association of Realtors. Learn more at http://www.gobyinc.com/.
About ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR has 16,000 partners working to protect the environment through greater energy efficiency, including manufacturers, retailers, public schools, hospitals, real estate companies, and home builders. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners have saved American families and businesses $430 billion on their energy bills and 4.6 trillion kilowatt-hours of energy, while achieving broad emissions reductions - including 2.8 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions.
ENERGY STAR® is the simple choice for energy efficiency. For 25 years, EPA's ENERGY STAR program has been America's resource for saving energy and protecting the environment. Join the millions already making a difference at energystar.gov.
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