BOSTON, Oct. 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EnerNOC, Inc. (Nasdaq:ENOC), a leading provider of energy management applications for the smart grid, today recognized Boston Properties, Inc., one of the largest owners and developers of commercial properties in the United States, with its annual Energy Innovator Award. The Award was presented today, the third day of EnerNOC's annual EnergySMART Conference, which brings together leading operations and business leaders from around the world to discuss the latest advancements in energy management. Dean Larson, Director of Engineering, received the award on behalf of Boston Properties. "We are honored to be receiving this recognition. At Boston Properties, energy management is a cornerstone of our business model that has created a meaningful differentiator for us in the market," said Mr. Larson. The Energy Innovator Award is given to a single organization that has embraced data-driven energy management as a pillar of its long-term strategic planning and business operations. Boston Properties' results-focused commitment to energy management utilizes software-as-a-service solutions such as EnerNOC's EfficiencySMART™ Insight application and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager. With EfficiencySMART Insight, millions of data points stream from Boston Properties' building meters to EnerNOC's Network Operations Center (NOC), where they are continually examined by a team of analysts. In a single month, EnerNOC Insight captures and analyzes approximately 17 million energy data points for just one of Boston Properties' buildings. Data-driven business analytic tools and services allow Boston Properties to continually monitor and benchmark the usage of electricity, water, gas, oil, and steam. Boston Properties is also an active participant in demand response programs and strategically sources renewable energy as part of its procurement strategy. Boston Properties' energy efficiency efforts not only improve the operational costs of its buildings, but also create a highly sustainable workplace environment for its tenants. Through continuous monitoring of HVAC and other systems in each building, Boston Properties' energy managers build workspaces that maximize worker productivity and provide cost-effective, healthy environments.