On October 17, 2017 we recognized the best-in-class energy efficient organizations, individuals and communities by awarding them with a prestigious Bright Business Award.
Winners of this award are industry leaders who inspire others to think and act differently, and help distinguish Nova Scotia as a Canadian leader in energy efficiency.
Efficiency Nova Scotia received over 40 Award nominations for the 2017 Bright Business Awards and we are happy to share the 2017 winners for the Community, Engagement, Innovation, Partnership and Leadership Awards below.
Nomination period for Bright Business 2018 coming Spring 2018.
Award Winners 2017
|2017 winners L to R: Donnie MacIsaac (Cape Breton University), Aaron Caldwell (Green Power Labs Inc.), Caleb Howden (Denim Homes), Peter Bassett (Energy Performance Services (EPS/Canada) Inc.), Jim Farrell (Nova Scotia Community College).|
Community Award - Recognizes a Nova Scotia city, town, village, local service district, not-for-profit organization, or group that has excelled in energy efficiency campaigns or projects. Winner: Cape Breton University. Watch their story.
Engagement Award - Recognizes an organization’s leadership and commitment to energy efficiency in Nova Scotia through activities such as planning, project development, energy management, and employee engagement. Winner: Nova Scotia Community College. Watch their story.
Innovation Award - Recognizes an innovative energy efficiency project, service, tool or technology that resulted in substantial energy savings and has the potential to be adopted within Nova Scotia or the respective industry. Winner: Green Power Labs Inc. Watch their story.
Partnership Award - Recognizes the outstanding delivery of energy efficiency solutions, services or education by an Efficiency Nova Scotia Partner or Network Member. Winner: Energy Performance Services (EPS/Canada) Inc. Watch their story.
Leadership Award - Recognizes an individual’s leadership, contribution and impact on the energy efficiency industry in Nova Scotia or the respective industry. Winner: Caleb Howden. Watch his story.
Past Award Winners
2016 Award Winners
|Community||The Municipality of the District of Guysborough||Read their story.|
|Engagement||Farnell Packaging||Read their story.|
|Innovation||Housing Nova Scotia & Passive Design Solutions|
|Partnership||Streamline Engineering Services||Read their story.|
|Leadership||Rochelle Owen||Read her story.|
2015 Award Winners
|Small Business||Truro Nissan|
|Large Business||Intertape Polymer Group (IPG)|
|Community||Halifax Regional School Board|
|Engagement||Cape Breton Regional Municipality|
|Innovation||Power Strength & Energy Solutions Ltd.|
2014 Award Winners
|Small Business||Burnside Farms|
|Large Business||Nova Scotia Liquor Commission|
|Community||Town of Bridgewater|
|Engagement||Halifax Regional Water Commission|
|Partnership||Trinity Maintenance Solutions Ltd|
|Innovation||Valley Resource Waste Management|
2013 Award Winners
|Light Star||Vimiga Enterprises Inc.|
|Shooting Star||Oxford Frozen Foods|
|Bright Star||Dalhousie University|
|North Star||Capital District Health Authority|
|Rising Star||Hawkins House|
|Shining Star||Phillip Cox|
2012 Award Winners
|Light Star||Joy Gift and Jewellery|
|Shooting Star||Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU)|
|Rising Star||Lobster R Us|
|Shining Star||Dale Robertson|