Whitmore Lake, March 28, 2016- Energy Design Service Systems (EDSS) has been recognized as one of the 2016 Michigan 50 Companies to Watch, an awards program presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business. EDSS will be honored at an awards ceremony during the twelfth annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business gala event on May 5, 2016, in Lansing, Michigan.
Founded as a woman-owned company in 2007, EDSS is a national authority on commercial lighting & energy efficiency. Under Dawn and David Ely, EDSS has flourished from a lighting design company into an engineering-based firm leading the nation in facility energy and resource conservation and incentives.
Companies making it to the “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” list are a remarkable group of growth-stage companies. To be eligible for this wared, Michigan companies are required to have 6 to 99 full-time-equivalent employees and generate $750,000 to $50 million in annual revenue or working capital from investors or grants, these companies form the backbone of Michigan’s economy. Representing all regions of the state and a diverse range of industries, companies like EDSS are known for their exceptional entrepreneurial leadership, creation of innovation, and their sustainable competitive advantage.
Winners were selected by Michigan-based judges from the banking, economic development, entrepreneurship development, and venture capital communities. EDSS is honored to receive such a prestigious award.