Sefaira nabs hat-trick with accolades at Red Herring 100 Global, Sustainability Leaders Awards and Environmental Data Services Green Economy Awards
LONDON and NEW YORK – 22 November 2013 – For Sefaira, the leader in software for high performance building design, this week Three is a Magic Number. After announcing yesterday that Sefaira was awarded in the 2013 Red Herring 100 Global Awards, Sefaira announced today that it also won the Sustainable Leaders Systems & Software Innovations Award and the Environmental Data Services (ENDS) Green Economy – Green Data Award.
Competition was strong for the Sustainable Systems & Software Award with a wide range of technologies being presented, from List, BRE’s retail display optimization system, to Schneider Electric’s StuxureWare, an enterprise energy performance optimization system, and Siemens’ smart multi-dwelling unit solution. By awarding Sefaira the first place, the jury further emphasized the importance of Sefaira’s mission, the transformation of the way buildings are designed.
The ENDS Green Data Award recognized Sefaira as an outstanding example of green information technology that has brought about a step-change in sustainability, further corroborating the recognition.
Sefaira CEO Mads Jensen said, “This has been a fantastic week for Sefaira. We feel very honored to have been recognized for our achievements by three separate juries. Winning against such strong competition further demonstrates the importance of our mission to transform the way high performance and sustainable buildings are designed, and it is a great endorsement for our team.”
Founded in 2009, Sefaira develops cloud-based software to help architects design high performing buildings. Using Sefaira, architects and other building designers can analyze and compare multiple building strategies within a fraction of the time and cost previously required. This includes defining, quantifying, and optimizing the energy, water, carbon and financial benefits of relevant design strategies.
Sefaira won the 2013 Sustainability Leaders Innovation Systems & Software Award and the 2013 ENDS Green Economy Green Data Award. It has been named to the 2013 Global Cleantech 100, the 2013 Red Herring Top 100 Global, the 2013 European Business Award’s “They Could Be Giants,” and the 2012 Going Green Global Top 200 private companies. The company also won Gold at the 2013 Ecosummit award in Berlin as well as the “Green Building Innovation of the Year” award at London’s Ecobuild in 2011. Sefaira has offices in London and New York.
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