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:
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)
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
The Wilkinson Warehouses, owned by East Port Properties