Maplewell™ Energy Awarded Best Product for Product Managers in the Internet of Things Category 

The company was recognized for its groundbreaking JANiiT energy management system, which helps building owners reduce costs and create new revenue streams. 

BROOMFIELD, CO — March 13, 2023 — Maplewell Energy, a virtual power plant provider that develops on-site energy solutions to create savings, add resilience, and achieve sustainability goals, announced today that it has been named a winner in the Internet of Things category in the 2023 Product Awards. The Product Awards, presented by Products That Count in partnership with Mighty Capital and Capgemini, is the only awards show designed to celebrate the tools that help Product Managers build great products.

Nominees are chosen by Products That Count’s product manager network, and winners are chosen by an independent Awards Advisory Board composed of top product leaders. This year’s Board included product leaders from companies like Intuit, Oscar Health, and Macy’s. 

Maplewell Energy won in the Internet of Things category for its cutting-edge JANiiT platform, a software and hardware system that provides commercial, industrial, and government enterprises a new level of control over their energy resources. With real-time, automated controls, JANiiT manages demand charges, significantly lowering electric bills for a building or campus, and enables demand response services to the power grid, creating new revenue streams. Unlike traditional building management systems, Maplewell’s product integrates forecasting, predictive control, and proactive, real-time feedback-based optimization. JANiiT provides services for commercial and industrial buildings up to 250,000 square feet, as well as for aggregations of buildings on a campus. 

“Maplewell Energy is honored to be recognized by product managers and the development community,” said Matt Irvin, CEO & Co-Founder of Maplewell. “We are grateful Products That Count recognizes the technical challenges we’ve had to overcome to build the JANiiT system, which is achieving impactful energy efficiency results for building owners using predictive control, which has eluded players in the energy space.” 

“The bar for what makes a great product gets higher every year,” said SC Moatti, founding CEO of Products That Count. “Maplewell Energy is a testament to that. We expect them to keep defining what it means to be at the cutting edge of product, not only in 2023 but also in the years to come.” 

About Maplewell Energy 
Maplewell is modernizing energy demand for commercial and industrial enterprises by unlocking demand flexibility across existing building systems, including batteries, HVAC systems, refrigeration, and PV systems. Through predictive control and real-time feedback-based optimization, Maplewell’s energy management system (EMS) reduces site peak energy demand up to 50%, aggregates demand flexibility on a power distribution system, and offers utilities an alternative to costly infrastructure upgrades.  For more information, visit  

About the Product Awards 
The Product Awards, produced by Products That Count in partnership with Capgemini and Mighty Capital, celebrate the best products for product managers, chosen by product leaders. Based on insights from thousands of product managers, the Product Awards showcase product managers’ favorite products within five distinct categories: B2B Tech, FinTech, Internet of Things, Life Sciences, and Sustainability. These categories were defined by our independent Awards Advisory Board, 12 product leaders committed to pushing forward the product conversation. Learn more at