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Quebec City, November 14, 2013 — Nyx Hemera Technologies is a named winner of the prestigious Deloitte Technology Green 15TM Award for developing technology solutions and intellectual property that promotes efficient use of the earth's resources. The Deloitte Technology Green 15 Award recognizes winners that create technology solutions that reduce environmental impacts while improving operational performance and productivity.
“Deloitte’s Technology Green 15 companies make a positive impact on the environment with innovations that help reduce global warming, and save energy to preserve the environment,” said Richard Lee, Deloitte’s National Managing Partner, Technology, Media & Telecommunications. “They deserve to be recognized for their leadership in creating major breakthroughs in the field of clean technology.”
Nyx Hemera Technologies’ CEO, Pierre Longtin, credits the energy saving and the operation cost reduction brought by the Tunnel Lighting Addressable Control System (TLACS) that can be installed in new or existing tunnel with any kind of lamp (LED, HPS or Fluorescent) are behind the growth of the company. The operators using our intelligent lighting control system can have a Return on Investment as short as two (2) years while improving the user’s security by providing a more accurate lighting at the entrance and inside the tunnels. Pierre Longtin said, “Lighting is the most energy consuming equipment in a tunnel, we are proud to develop and market a sustainable solution that also helps reducing operational cost.”
Technology Green 15 companies own proprietary technology or intellectual property that contributes to a significant portion of operating revenue. To qualify for the Technology Green 15TM Award, companies must be headquartered in Canada or be Canadian controlled with a management team and R&D activities in the country. Winning companies invest at least 5% of gross revenue in R&D and maintain minimum revenue of $50,000 in its most recent year of operations.
About the Deloitte Technology Green 15TM– The Technology Green 15TM recognizes Canada’s leading GreenTech, companies. GreenTech, the industry term for "green technologies", is taking on greater importance in the world in general and the world of business in particular. It includes any technology that promotes a more efficient use and re-use of the earth's resources in industrial production and consumption. GreenTech products and services are designed to reduce or eliminate environmental impacts and improve operational performance, productivity, or efficiency while reducing costs, inputs, energy consumption, waste, or pollution. Although many companies within GreenTech industry sectors are very different, they share a common trait: all use new, innovative technology to create products and services that compete with existing products and services on price and performance while reducing impact on the environment.
About the Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM - The Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM program is Canada’s pre-eminent technology awards program. Celebrating business growth, innovation and entrepreneurship, the program features four distinct categories including the Technology Fast 50TM Ranking, Companies-to-Watch Awards (early-stage Canadian tech companies in business less than five years, with the potential to be a future Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM candidate), Leadership Awards (companies that demonstrate technological leadership and innovation within the industry) and the Deloitte Technology Green 15TM Awards (Canada’s leading GreenTech companies that promote a more efficient use and re-use of the earth's resources in industrial production and consumption). Program sponsors include Deloitte, Bennett Jones and OMERS Ventures. For further information, visit www.fast50.ca.