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Green Angel Syndicate is delighted to share the news that our portfolio company, Shields Energy, has been selected as the winner of the “Overall Consumer IoT Platform of the Year” award in the 4th Annual IoT Breakthrough Awards program from IoT Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organisation that recognises the top companies, technologies and products in the global Internet-of-Things (IoT) market today.

The Shields Energy CODA solution is a next-generation Building Management System (BMS) and IoT platform that represents a full shift to integrated Building IoT solution (BIoT) coupled with big data analytics platforms for industrial and commercial building and estate digitalisation. Shields Energy CODA delivers reduced utility costs, provides granular energy data, building health diagnostics, asset condition monitoring and health and safety improvements.

“In a world where complex IoT solutions can easily create more work, Shields Energy CODA puts the Internet-of-Things to work for our customers, digitalising industries for actionable insights and tangible business benefits,” said Dan Shields CEO at Shields Energy. “CODA is a unique combination of cost effective monitoring, COntrol and DAta analytics that helps organisations make better business decisions, reduce costs and optimise operations. We are thrilled to receive this significant industry recognition from IoT Breakthrough for our innovative approach with the CODA platform.”

The mission of the IoT Breakthrough Awards program is to recognise the innovators, leaders and visionaries from around the globe in a range of IoT categories, including Industrial and Enterprise IoT, Smart City technology, Connected Home and Home Automation, Connected Car, and many more. This year’s program attracted more than 3,700 nominations from companies all over the world.

“Shields Energy is delivering a “breakthrough” solution with CODA platform, providing tangible and measureable real-world results for organisations,” said James Johnson, Managing Director at IoT Breakthrough. “While many IoT applications and platforms provide powerful technology that does not necessarily impact the bottom-line, CODA by Shields Energy streamlines processes, improves efficiency and supports predictive maintenance while also boosting energy efficiency and cost savings. CODA is a full-scale integrated building IoT solution that helps enterprises save big we are proud to recognise Shield Energy in our annual IoT Breakthrough Awards program.”

CODA can connect with a multitude of devices within a commercial estate either globally or locally to provide full visibility and digitalisation of the operations. CODA also delivers substantial, and speedy, tangible business benefits from energy to financial savings, maintenance and operational performance. The platform delivers unrivalled analysis and comprehensive reports of energy consumption and operational performance and improvement opportunities. This details all of the items that are connected to the central IoT controller against a clearly defined control strategy design. It also delivers insights into the associated cost savings and ROI for the business.

Additionally, CODA can monitor consumption of all loads during operating hours and through heat-map style analytics, to identify each hourly period where consumption is high, medium, low or off, plus a gradient on energy consumption patterns for each energy intensive piece of equipment. CODA’s interactive dashboard showcases current status, condition and operation of the equipment in question. This aids with the management of the BeMS (Building IoT) solution and also delivers real-time analytics and insights to allow for remote diagnostics and an understanding of the maintenance requirements onsite.

About Shields Energy

Shields Energy delivers energy savings and operational efficiencies across businesses. We achieve efficiency gains by combining IoT solutions with powerful, predictive data analytics, data centralisation, intelligent automation & asset condition monitoring Shields have designed the solution with retrofit in mind, so it is cost effective enough to install throughout entire business estates be that in a series of large industrial depots, medium sized buildings or the smallest remote, rural outposts. We tailor individual customer solutions to meet their exact requirements and changing business needs.

About IoT Breakthrough

Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership, the IoT Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in Internet-of-Things technologies, services, companies and products. The IoT Breakthrough Awards program provides a forum for public recognition around the achievements of IoT companies and products in categories including Connected Home and Home Automation, Connected Car, Industrial IoT (IIoT) and Smart City, Consumer IoT and more. For more information visit

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