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Atlantic Canada’s green building leaders and innovators honoured

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Winners of the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) Leadership and Green Building Awards announced. Recipients were honoured at the 2018 CaGBC Atlantic Chapter Conference and Tradeshow as part of BuildGreen Atlantic.

The CaGBC is a non-profit organization working to advance green building and sustainable community development practices in Canada. The annual awards recognize individuals and organizations that show outstanding leadership in the industry, and those who have made a significant contribution to the CaGBC’s mission and goals in advancing green building in Atlantic Canada.

“I am very pleased to congratulate this year’s CaGBC Leadership Award, Green Building Excellence winners, who represent some of the very best minds, innovators and projects in the Atlantic Canadian green building industry,” says Lara Ryan, regional director, Atlantic Chapter of the CaGBC.

“I believe that individual leadership and commitment to affect change is critical in moving toward a low carbon economy that will benefit all Canadians.”

The winners of this year’s leadership awards are:

Inspired Educator

Cape Breton University, the first energy self-sufficient campus in North America.

Emerging Green Leader

Shannon O’Connor, co-chair of the CaGBC Atlantic Emerging Green Professionals committee

Green Building Champion

Barb MacDonald, Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC)

Government Leadership

SolarHomes Program, Efficiency Nova Scotia & Nova Scotia Department of Energy

Green Building Pioneer

Judy Wall, East Port Properties

Volunteer Leadership – Chapter

Natalie Irwin, EfficiencyOne (Efficiency Nova Scotia)

Excellence in Green Building – New Construction

The Maple, Southwest Properties

Excellence in Green Building – Existing Building

Metropolitan Place, owned by Choice Properties REIT

Zero Carbon

The Wilkinson Warehouses, owned by East Port Properties

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