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2018 Winners

ENERGY STAR® Canada Participant Awards

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Natural Resources Canada congratulates 17 organizations for winning the 2018 ENERGY STAR Canada Participant Awards for advancing energy efficiency.

The awards recognize organizations that have demonstrated excellence in offering Canadian consumers the most energy-efficient products and technology available on the market.

They are presented to manufacturers, retailers, utility providers, advocates, and new home builders that have shown leadership in manufacturing and promoting energy-efficient products.

ENERGY STAR for Products

ENERGY STAR for New Homes

ENERGY STAR for Buildings

At an award ceremony in Ottawa on Monday May 28, the winners of the “Who Will Be The First” buildings certification challenge were announced. Learn more about building certification and the ENERGY STAR challenge for commercial and institutional buildings in Canada.

2018 ENERGY STAR Award Winners by province/territory


Participant Award winner

  • Sustained Excellence - All Weather Windows

12 Building winners

  • Bentall Kennedy (7 buildings: Edmonton - Commerce South Office Park – Bldgs A & B, 9Triple8; Calgary – Calgary Board of Education Tower, 640 5th Ave., Telus House, Canadian Western Bank Place)
  • QuadReal (4 buildings: Calgary - BP Centre, Jamieson, Livingston Place; Edmonton - Commerce Place)
  • Katz Group Real Estate (1 building: Edmonton Tower, Edmonton)

British Columbia

2 Participant Award winners

  • Recruit of the Year - Leaders in Environmentally Accountable Foodservice (LEAF)
  • ENERGY STAR for New Homes Small-size Builder of the Year & ENERGY STAR for New Homes Performance Excellence - Odessa Ventures

9 Building winners

  • Colliers (3 buildings: Vancouver - Airport Square WSP, The Law Society of British Columbia; Nanaimo - 6475 Metral Dr.)
  • QuadReal (4 buildings: Vancouver - Park Place, Broadway Tech 2 & 3, 745 Thurlow)
  • GWL Realty Advisors (1 building: Robson Court, Vancouver)
  • Bentall Kennedy (1 building: Bentall 5, Vancouver)


Participant Award winner

  • Promotional Campaign of the Year - Manitoba Hydro

Building winner

  • Artis REIT (1 building: 360 Main, Winnipeg)

New Brunswick

Participant Award winner

  • Provincial Utility of the Year - Énergie NB Power

Building winner

  • Commercial Properties Limited (1 building: Ordnance Building, Saint John)

Nova Scotia

1 Building winner

  • CREIT (2 buildings: Metropolitan Place, Dartmouth; 1801 Hollis, Halifax)


9 Participant Award winners

  • Appliance Manufacturer of the Year & Electronics Manufacturer of the Year – Samsung Electronics Canada
  • Windows and Doors Manufacturer of the Year - JELD-WEN of Canada
  • Heating and Cooling Manufacturer of the Year - Ecobee
  • Commercial Products Manufacturer of the Year – QBD Cooling Systems Inc.
  • National Retailer of the Year – The Home Depot Canada
  • Regional Retailer of the Year - GEM Windows & Doors
  • Regional Utility of the Year - Hydro One Remote Communities Inc.
  • ENERGY STAR “Most Efficient” Promoter of the Year - Rheem
  • ENERGY STAR for New Homes Mid-size Builder of the Year & ENERGY STAR for New Homes Promotional Excellence - Arista Homes

41 Building winners

  • QuadReal (18 buildings: Mississauga - 6985 Financial Dr., 6775 Financial Dr., 6897 Financial Dr., 7125 Mississauga Rd., 1950 Meadowvale, Meadowvale Corporate Centre - Plaza Five; Ottawa - Park of Commerce 1, 3 & 4, Carling Executive Park A, B & C, World Exchange Plaza, Blair Business Park; Toronto- 200 King St. W.; Vaughan - 101 Exchange Ave.; Oakville - Ennisclare Centre 1275 NSRW & 1235 NSRW)
  • Bentall Kennedy (3 buildings: Ottawa - Commonwealth Building, Sun Life Financial Centre Complex, 100 Murray St., Ottawa)
  • City of Markham (2 buildings: Markham - Markham Civic Centre, R.J. Clatworthy Arena
  • City of Mississauga (Mississauga City Hall)
  • Ville de Mississauga (Hôtel de Ville de Mississauga)
  • Northam Realty (1 building: 483 Bay, Toronto)
  • Morguard (1 building: MCC 201 City Centre Dr., Mississauga)
  • Earth Rangers (1 building: Earth Rangers Centre for Sustainable Technology and Innovation, Vaughan)
  • CREIT (2 buildings: 175 Bloor, Toronto; 525 University, Toronto)
  • Cadillac Fairview (4 buildings: Toronto- Yonge Corporate Centre 4100, 4110 & 4120; Simcoe Place)
  • Crown Property Management (1 building: 400 University, Toronto)
  • Norfolk County (1 building: Delhi Administration Building, Delhi)
  • Crown Realty Partners (5 buildings: Markham - 11 & 15 Allstate; Burlington - 5515 & 5575 North Service Rd.; Mississauga - 2233 Argentia Rd.)
  • Menkes (1 building: 4711 Yonge St., Toronto)

Prince Edward Island

Participant Award winner

  • Advocate of the Year- efficiencyPEI


Participant Award winner

  • Lighting Manufacturer of the Year - L'Image Home Products Inc.

8 Building winners

  • Cadillac Fairview (1 building: Deloitte Tower, Montréal)
  • Bentall Kennedy (1 building: 105 Hotel de Ville, Gatineau)
  • Allied Properties REIT (6 buildings, Montreal: Cité du Multimédia 111 Robert-Bourassa blvd, 700 Wellington / 75 Queen, 50 Queen, 80 Queen / 87 Prince; 6300 Parc Avenue, Montréal; 5445 Gaspé Avenue)


Participant Award winner

  • Energy Efficiency Program Administrator of the Year - Yukon Government Energy Branch

Previous winners 2017 to 2003 — ENERGY STAR Canada Participant Awards

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