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EnerQuality Awards 2015 The EnerQuality Housing Innovation Forum and EQ Awards gala recognized excellence in sustainable construction projects on Thursday, February 25, 2016. EnerQuality is Canada’s premiere certifier of energy efficient homes and has succeeded in helping more than 60,000 homes become Energy Star certified since 2005.

That day, construction industry representatives attended a number of informative forums that discussed the future of homebuilding, Ontario’s new Climate Change Strategy and more. The forum was followed by the EQ Awards ceremony and dinner, recognizing the industry’s leading residential construction innovators and influencers. “Ontario’s homebuilding industry has a commendable track record of creativity and innovation,” said Corey McBurney, president of EnerQuality. “ENERGY STAR for New Homes is a success story that all Ontarians should be proud of, proving that voluntary, builder-led initiatives work.” This year EnerQuality launched two new awards: Net Zero Builder of the Year, awarded to Reid’s Heritage Homes, and Building Innovation – Mid & High Rise, awarded to Tridel.

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Union Gas – Jim Dunstan
Jim Dunstan, senior account manager at Union
Gas, receives the EQ Industry Partners of the Year
award on behalf of his organization.

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Breakfast Television – Frank Ferragine
Taking a break from his duties at Breakfast Television,
Frank Ferragine (a.k.a “Frankie Flowers”) hosts
the EnerQuality Awards.

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Canadian Ambassador to Chile – Patricia Fuller
Patricia Fuller, the Canadian ambassador to Chile
addresses the gala attendees of the EQ Awards,
discussing the importance of sustainable construction
projects within Ontario and throughout the world.

A complete listing of awards and winners are outlined below.

The complete list of winners include:

• The Minto Group – Ontario Green Builder of the Year Tridel – Building Innovation (Mid and High Rise)

• Reid’s Heritage Homes – Building Innovation (Low Rise)

• Mattamy Homes – ENERGY STAR for New Homes Builder of the Year (Large Volume)

• Midhaven Homes – ENERGY STAR for New Homes Builder of the Year (Mid Volume)

• Jeffery Homes – ENERGY STAR for New Homes Builder of the Year (Small/Custom)

• Reid’s Heritage Homes – Net Zero Builder of the Year

• Reid’s Heritage Homes – Best Green Marketing Campaign of the Year

• 4syte Design Build – Best Green Renovation Project of the Year

• John Corvinelli – ENERGY STAR for New Homes Champion of the Year

• Stephen Magneron – Evaluator of the Year

• RND Construction – R-2000 Builder of the Year

• Andy Goyda – Hall of Fame

• Sonja Winkelmann – EQ Leader of the Year

• Union Gas, Owens Corning Canada, Enbridge Gas Distribution – EQ Industry Partners of the Year

• Fernbrook Homes – Enbridge Savings by Design Award

 

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