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2016 Awards

2016 Smart Energy Communities Awards

The QUEST Smart Energy Communities Awards are presented annually to recognize leadership and innovation in advancing Smart Energy Communities in Canada. 

Read below to see the 2016 Award Winners and Click HERE to read the News Release.

 

2016 Smart Energy Communities Award Winners


left to right: Ken Ogilvie, Member QUEST
Board of Directors & Co-Chair Awards
Selection Committee and Courtney Miller,
Planner, City of Vancouver

Local Public Service Sector

The City of North Vancouver, BC

For the Moodyville showcase community, an area-wide rezoning of historic Moodyville where all new development must achieve high energy performance, with over half of the homes expected to achieve passive house certification.


left to right: Doug Leighton, VP, Sustainability,
Brookfield Residential & Nitin Khandekar, Project Manager, Ameresco

 


Real Estate Sector

Ameresco and the City of London, ON

For the comprehensive improvement project to enhance energy efficiency at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre.

left to right: Yves Hennekens, Président YHC
Environnement and Co-Chair Awards Selection Committee; Cynthia Hanson, President of Gas
Distrution and Power, Enbridge Gas Distrubution; & Bruce Manning, Senior Manager, Energy Solutions, Enbridge Gas Distribution.

Utility & Energy Service Provider

Enbridge Gas Distribution

For the Savings by Design Program – created to assist builders design and construct buildings and houses with higher energy performance.

2016 Smart Energy Communities Award Finalists
(in no particular order)

Local Public Service Sector:

  • The City of Richmond, BC for its Alexandra District Energy Utility – Clean, efficient energy for now and the future.

  • The City of Saint John, NB for its Municipal Energy Efficiency Program - A Collaborative Municipal Approach to Environmental Sustainability and Fiscal Accountability.

Real Estate Sector:

  • Housing Nova Scotia for its affordable Housing Duplex with Passive House Standards.

  • Landmark Group of Companies for Bearspaw Crossing, a smart energy community that makes sustainable living easier to achieve for first time home owners.

Utility & Energy Service Providers:

  • Kambo Green Solutions for its energy efficiency project for the remote First Nation community of Wuikinuxv.

  • Solar Global Solutions for its turnkey Net Zero Energy system as part of the construction of the new Pictou Landing First Nation Band office.

Stay tuned for nominations opening for the 2017 Smart Energy Communities Awards!


For more information contact Cheryl Ratchford | [email protected] | 613-627-2938 ext. 703
 

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