Panasonic Wins 2017 Best of IBS Award at 2017 International Builders Show

New Intelli-Balance™ 100 wins the industry award for Best Energy Efficient Product

Panasonic Eco Solutions North America has won the industry's prestigious Best of IBS Award for Best Energy Efficient Product at this year's NAHB International Builders Show held in Orlando, FL. The awards, presented during a ceremony on the final day of the show, recognized Panasonic’s new Intelli-Balance 100 Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) for its superior performance and energy efficiency.

Intelli-Balance 100 was selected from more than 400 entries in nine categories in consideration for the 2017 Best of IBS Awards. An illustrious panel consisting of 28 judges comprised of respected industry and media representatives selected the winners based on criteria including innovation, functionality and good design. 

The NAHB International Builders Show (IBS) is the largest annual construction show in the world, attracting more than 60,000 visitors from 100 countries each year. IBS brings together the industry's most important global manufacturers and suppliers and showcases the latest products, materials and technologies involved in all types of buildings.

“This award is an incredible achievement for the Panasonic team, and we’re honored that the judges feel as strongly about the impact the Intelli-Balance 100 has had on the market as we do,” said Patricia Monks, Product Manager, Panasonic Eco Solutions North America. “This product was specifically designed to blend high performance with energy efficiency to deliver a code compliant ERV for any North American climate zone. This award reflects that effort and Panasonic’s dedication to providing a comprehensive line of high-performance, low-cost ventilation solutions that respect the environment and reduce costs for our customers.”

For a complete list of 2017 winners and more information about the Best of IBS Awards, visit

About Panasonic Eco Solutions North America
Panasonic Eco Solutions North America is a division of Newark, NJ-based Panasonic Corporation of North America, a leading technology partner and integrator to businesses, government agencies and consumers across the region. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation and the hub of Panasonic’s U.S. branding, marketing, sales, service and R&D operations. Panasonic was featured in Fortune Magazine’s 2016 ranking of 50 companies that are changing the world and doing well by doing good. Specifically cited were its smart and sustainable technologies, including its contributions to smart cities and the electric vehicle revolution. Learn more about Panasonic at


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