MIL-OSI Canada: ENERGY STAR® Canada Recognizes Leaders in Energy Efficiency

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Source: Government of Canada News

June 4, 2024                   Ottawa, Ontario             Natural Resources Canada       

Energy efficiency is a critical solution for addressing climate change, cutting emissions and helping Canadians reduce their energy costs. The Government of Canada is pleased to be supporting ENERGY STAR Canada award recipients on our path to achieve a low-carbon future.

Through the ENERGY STAR Canada Awards, the ENERGY STAR Canada program recognizes contributions made by outstanding program participants in advancing energy efficiency nationwide. Each year, this event honours and celebrates energy efficiency leaders who raise the bar on efficiency efforts.

Today, Michael Vandergrift, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, announced the winners of the 2024 ENERGY STAR Canada Awards and congratulated them for their remarkable contributions in promoting the most energy-efficient products, homes and buildings — enabling Canadians to reduce their energy consumption and take action on climate change.

Since 2001, ENERGY STAR Canada has been instrumental in promoting and inspiring energy-efficient practices across the country. By certifying and promoting products, homes and buildings, ENERGY STAR program participants empower Canadians to make informed decisions that help them save money, reduce emissions and move us toward a net-zero emissions future. In 2023 alone, ENERGY STAR–certified products saved enough energy to power over 323,000 homes for a year.

The following businesses and organizations were recognized as ambassadors of energy efficiency and as examples of the value of investing in smart energy choices. They have distinguished themselves as environmental leaders, showcasing innovative solutions and driving transformative change with their efforts to promote the most energy-efficient products, homes and buildings:

ENERGY STAR For Products

·       Sustained Excellence: takeCHARGE (St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador )

·       Manufacturer of the Year – Appliances: Samsung Electronics Canada (Mississauga, Ontario)

·       Manufacturer of the Year – Commercial Products: Due North – Minus Forty QBD Corp. (Brampton, Ontario)

·       Manufacturer of the Year – Electronics: Ricoh Canada Inc. (Mississauga, Ontario)

·       Manufacturer of the Year – Fenestration Products: JELD-WEN of Canada (Vaughan, Ontario)

·       Manufacturer of the Year – Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Product: Resideo Technologies Inc. (Toronto, Ontario)

·       Retailer of the Year – National: The Home Depot Canada (Toronto, Ontario)

·       Retailer of the Year – Regional: Corbeil Appliances (Laval, Quebec)

·       Utility/Program Administrator of the Year: Efficiency Manitoba (Winnipeg, Manitoba)

·       Advocate of the Year: EfficiencyPEI (Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island)

·       Promotional Campaign of the Year: takeCHARGE (St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador)

·       Energy Efficiency Program Administrator of the Year: Independent Electricity System Operator – Save on Energy (Toronto, Ontario)

·       Special Recognition: Columbia Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (Burnaby, British Columbia)

·       Special Recognition: Nordik Windows Inc. (Vars, Ontario)

·       Special Recognition: All Weather Windows (Edmonton, Alberta)

·       Special Recognition: Durabuilt Windows and Doors (Edmonton, Alberta)

·       Special Recognition: LG Electronics Canada Inc. (North York, Ontario)

ENERGY STAR For New Homes

·       Builder of the Year – Small size: Terra View Custom Homes Ltd. (Guelph, Ontario)

·       Builder of the Year – Mid-size: Dough Tarry Homes Ltd. (St. Thomas, Ontario)

·       Builder of the Year – Large size: Activa (Waterloo, Ontario)

ENERGY STAR For Buildings

·       Building of the Year – Hospital: Saint John Regional Hospital (Saint John, New Brunswick)

·       Building of the Year – Ice and Curling Rink: Erin Mills Twin Arena (Mississauga, Ontario)

·       Building of the Year – K–12 School: Bliss Carman Middle School, Anglophone West School District (Fredericton, New Brunswick)

·       Building of the Year – Mailing Centre and Post Office: LCD PS A Scarborough (Scarborough, Ontario)

·       Building of the Year – Medical Office: Etobicoke Wellness Centre (Etobicoke, Ontario)

·       Building of the Year – Multifamily Housing: 271 Platts Lane (London, Ontario)

·       Building of the Year – Office: 6985 Financial Drive (Mississauga, Ontario)

·       Building of the Year – Office: Commerce South Office Park – Building B (Edmonton, Alberta)

·       Building of the Year – Office: Sun Life Waterloo King (Waterloo, Ontario)

·       Building of the Year – Senior Living Community and Residential Care Facility: Sunrise of Windsor (Windsor, Ontario)

·       Building of the Year – Warehouse: 1121 Thornton Road South (Oshawa, Ontario)

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