July 13, 2010 08:01 ET

ecobee Smart Thermostat and Energy Management System Are Winners of the ACHR News 2010 Dealer Design Awards

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 13, 2010) -

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ecobee, the green technology company that provides energy management products to the residential and commercial markets, has been recognized for excellence in product design in the 6th annual Dealer Design Awards Program sponsored by The Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News magazine. The ACHR News is the leading trade magazine in the heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration industries. An independent panel of 30 contractors acted as judges in the contest with entries from different industry brands. The ecobee Smart Thermostat was the Gold Award Winner in the Residential Controls category. The ecobee Energy Management System was the Silver Award Winner in the Commercial Controls category.

"ecobee has built two outstanding products that provide the residential and commercial markets with unprecedented cost and energy savings," says Stuart Lombard, President & CEO, ecobee. "Not only is the ROI high in a short time period, but the Smart Thermostat and Energy Management System both provide features and benefits integral to the HVAC industry. ecobee is thrilled to have our accomplishments recognized with not one, but two, Dealer Design Awards." 

News Publisher John Conrad stated, "These awards give us a unique opportunity to recognize the outstanding research and development efforts that go into many of the products serving the HVACR industry and the awards issue gives our readers an opportunity to read about innovative installation and service solutions."

Winning entries in the Dealer Design Awards were featured in the July 12, 2010 issue of The ACHR News, which is distributed nationally to over 33,000 HVACR contractors, wholesalers, and other industry professionals.

About ecobee

ecobee, founded in 2007, delivers intelligent conservation solutions for real people. The company is building its product platform around The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™. ecobee's products are sold for use in single family homes (new and retrofitted), multi-family dwellings and light commercial properties. For more information, visit

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