Blue Pillar Director Recognized By the Association of Energy Engineers

Oct 2 2015

 Healthcare Facilities and Energy Management Industry Veteran Nancy Merritt named a "Legend in Energy"

Frederick, MD – October 2, 2015 – Blue Pillar, a leading provider of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity and centralized energy management software solutions, announced today that its Director of Key Accounts, Nancy Merritt, was honored as a “Legend in Energy” by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) at the 38th Annual World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) in in Orlando, Florida.


AEE’s prestigious awards program shines a light on the important work that is being done by individuals, organizations, agencies, and corporations in the energy industry. By identifying those who exemplify the very best in their fields, energy professionals are honored and the industry is advanced.


“Blue Pillar is proud to see Nancy receive this prestigious recognition by her industry peers,” said Tom Willie, CEO of Blue Pillar. “Since joining Blue Pillar, Nancy has championed the importance of Centralized Facility Management (CFM) strategies within large healthcare systems to advance patient safety, improve energy resiliency and increase energy efficiency.”


“I greatly appreciate this distinction from the Association of Energy Engineers,” said Nancy Merritt, Director of Key Accounts at Blue Pillar. “I enjoy being part of the AEE and continue to be impressed with their continued focus on advancing innovative trends that bring positive business transformation. The thought leadership AEE provides has helped facilities take control of their energy future while advancing compliance and patient safety standards through industry best practices. This recognition is truly an honor.”


Blue Pillar provides an open energy IIoT platform that helps keeps the lights on and energy costs down at the world’s most critical facilities. Through Aurora®, our awardwinning IIoT platform, Blue Pillar connects all “behind the meter” energy assets regardless of make, model, vintage, age or type to improve resiliency, increase energy efficiency or help facilities become energy self-sufficient. This turnkey approach had improved compliance and safety standards while avoiding the larger industry problem of stranded assets in more than 300 facilities and 4,000 assets connected to date.


About Blue Pillar, Inc.

Blue Pillar is a leading provider of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and energy management solutions for complex single site and centralized multisite facilities. The Aurora, Aurora Applications and Avise Foresite™ platforms connect, control, and manage data to help organizations improve energy resiliency, efficiency and overall facility operations. Today, over 300 of the most critical, complex and geographically dispersed facilities – across healthcare, government, higher education, and other industries – use Blue Pillar solutions to manage their energy and power systems. For more information, visit and follow Blue Pillar on Twitter at @bluepillarinc. 


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