November 15, 2012 – Sunnyvale, CA – Enlighted Inc. today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 winners. Inclusion in the GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing and entrenched players in green technology. Enlighted was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz. Enlighted perfects built environments by making them responsive to the people and functions they support with leading-edge sensors, analytics, and controls.
Enlighted and the GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s seventh annual GoingGreen Silicon Valley, November 27th and 28th, 2012, at the Golden Gate Club in San Francisco, CA.
“This year’s GoingGoing Global 200 displays a maturity in the green technology industry that makes it very attractive to both investors and innovators. Greentech research is maturing rapidly, and as it couples with technology innovators and investors, companies are emerging that have the ability to change the way we live our lives for the better and bring huge returns to their founders and funders.” says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn.
The GoingGreen Global 200 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and green technology industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2012 list.
Enlighted’s products and technology are actively being used to improve more than five million square feet of commercial real estate. Five million square feet is nearly equivalent to two Empire State Buildings. Enlighted has saved over 200,000 kilowatt hours of electricity since it began installing its technology into commercial buildings less than 18 months ago.
LinkedIn, Google, Turner Broadcasting, JDSU, Interface, Hewlett-Packard and several other Fortune 1000 companies have integrated Enlighted’s technology into their buildings. Enlighted has combined leading-edge sensor technology, data analytics, and advanced building controls into a single system that not only drives savings, but also introduces new intelligence for business-wide efficiencies. Enlighted can reduce lighting energy costs by 50 to 75 percent and heating/air conditioning energy costs by 25 to 30 percent, as well as provide unique business insights into how employees and customers interact with their workspaces. A full list can be found here.
“We are honored to be selected as a GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 winner,” said Enlighted CEO Tushar Dave. “This award recognizes how Enlighted is successfully reducing energy consumption while also providing an easy-to-deploy system that can help to improve efficiencies and business decisions. Just as important, Fortune 1000 companies are beginning to understand the business of reducing their energy costs”
About Enlighted, Inc.
Enlighted perfects built environments by making them responsive to the people and functions they support. Its leading-edge sensors, analytics, and controls reduce energy costs and increase occupant comfort. Enlighted’s advanced analytics incorporate unique environmental, occupancy, and activity data, creating new applications and new opportunities for enterprise-wide efficiencies, productivity, and profitability. For building operators, Enlighted is a non-disruptive, easy-to-deploy, reliable system that makes it simple to customize and adapt workspaces according to comfort, energy savings, and space utilization goals. With the Enlighted Lighting Control application, over 35 Fortune 500 companies have reduced lighting energy costs by 50 to 75 percent for an average payback of two years. Visit www.enlightedinc.com for more information.
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Designed to change everything, Enlighted provides the world's most advanced digital sensor and analytics platform for smarter buildings to Fortune 500 companies around the globe. Enlighted was founded in 2009 and has received venture funding from Draper Nexus Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, RockPort Capital Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Intel Capital. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA. For more information about Enlighted products, visit enlightedinc.com.
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