Mysa Named ‘Smart Thermostat of the Year' at IoT Breakthrough Awards


Annual Awards Program Showcases Outstanding Internet-of-Things Technologies, Products and Companies

St. John's, NL — On Tuesday, January 12, 2021, Newfoundland-based smart thermostat company Mysa was awarded ‘Smart Thermostat of the Year' in the Connected Home category of the prestigious IoT Breakthrough Awards. IoT Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global Internet-of-Things (IoT) market, showcases technologies and companies that drive innovation and exemplify the best in IoT technology solutions across the globe.

Mysa Co-Founder and CEO Josh Green shared the following on the company's notable win: 

“Mysa is honoured to join the ranks of global tech innovators — Apple, Google, Samsung, and Emerson, to name just a few — who have been recognized by IoT Breakthrough Awards. Building an energy-saving smart thermostat that's loved by customers across North America is no small feat; I'm extremely proud of the recognition the Mysa team is garnering. We're incredibly excited to bring multiple new products to market in 2021 in our continued pursuit of leadership in smart home heating and cooling controls.” 

The mission of the IoT Breakthrough Awards program is to recognize 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.

“The age of connected technologies and Internet of Things has officially arrived, with organizations realizing that investing in connected technologies is no more a luxury, but a necessity for business continuity, growth and success,” said James Johnson, Managing Director at IoT Breakthrough. “IoT is disrupting both the consumer market, including retail, healthcare, and connected home tech, as well as the industrial sector, including transportation, water, oil and gas, agriculture, manufacturing and more – and we are absolutely thrilled to recognize the breakthrough IoT industry innovators in our 5th annual awards program.”

All award nominations were evaluated by an independent panel of experts within the IoT industry, with the winning products and companies selected based on a variety of criteria, including most innovative and technologically advanced products and services. The 2021 IoT Breakthrough Award winners in the Connected Home category include:

  • Smart Thermostat of the Year: Mysa
  • Connected Home Company of the Year: Level
  • Smart Appliance Company of the Year: GE Appliances
  • Connected Home Product of the Year: Ezlo Innovation, Ezlo Water Shut-Off Valve
  • Connected Home Innovation of the Year: Lenovo Smart Clock Essential
  • Connected Home Speaker Company of the Year: Sonos
  • Smart Lock Product of the Year: Allegion, Gainsborough Freestyle™ Electronic Trilock
  • Smart Appliance Product of the Year: IOTLabs and IQSTEL, Smartgas
  • Home Security Product of the Year: Mighton Products, Avia Sash Window Fastener
  • Connected Home Lighting Company of the Year: Brilliant
  • Connected Home Camera Product of the Year: Vivint Smart Home, Vivint Doorbell Camera Pro
  • Leak Detection Solution of the Year: Electro Scan Inc., Multi-Sensor IoT Probe

Previous winners of the Best Smart Thermostat Award in the Connected Home category of the IoT Breakthrough Awards include Honeywell, Nest, and Rheem. This year’s program attracted more than 3,850 nominations from companies all over the world.

About Mysa

Mysa's mission is to fight climate change by creating smart thermostats for electric heating and cooling that help homeowners save money by using energy more efficiently. A leading employer in the tech sector in Eastern Canada and a rising star in the smart energy product industry in North America, Mysa's diverse, fully Newfoundland and Labrador-based team is growing at warp speed, as is their ecosystem of energy-saving smart thermostats for electric heating and cooling. Keep watching Mysa in 2021 and beyond as they make change comfortable by helping customers save energy and reduce their electricity bills.

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