2014 Awards

TEAM EXCELLENCE AWARDS:

Recognizes the energy reduction efforts that come with active and sustained landlord and tenant collaboration. One (1) Team Excellence Award will be awarded to a Building Team in each of the following categories:

  • Reduced energy use from a capital or operating project
  • Reduced energy use from a cultural / behavior change project

Eligibility Requirements:

Please ensure that your application for the Team Excellence Award meets the following criteria:

  • Application form must be submitted by a building team consisting of a landlord and at least one tenant. Tenant owned buildings are eligible.
  • Applicants must be registered as Race to Reduce participants as of September 12, 2013 (one year of participation)
  • Applicants’ buildings and their energy reduction activity must be located in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area
  • A building team can only win ONE award in this category
  • Only submissions received for initiatives that were started, ended, or were active in 2013 will be considered

Deadline: 

The application form must be submitted to Nicole Beayni at nicole.beayni@civicaction.ca by 5pm on Friday, October 3, 2014.

 

 


BUILDING ENGAGEMENT AWARDS:

Recognizes landlord and tenant participation within buildings. These awards are based on the percentage of tenant space (Gross Leasable Area (GLA)) registered for the Race to Reduce within a registered building.

  • Recognition will be given to eligible buildings with ≥ 80 % of tenant spaced registered
  • A Certificate of Participation will be given to eligible participating buildings and their tenants,

Eligibility Requirements:

  • All buildings and their tenants are eligible, excluding tenant-owned and sole-tenant buildings
  • Buildings must submit 2010 – 2013 data to Portfolio Manager and share with the Race to Reduce account

Deadline: 

New buildings and tenants must be registered with the Race to Reduce by 5pm on Friday, September 12, 2014.

 

 


BUILDING PERFORMANCE AWARDS:

Recognizes energy performance within a building: Less than 250,000 sq.ft.; 250,000 to 500,000 sq.ft.; 500,000 to 1,000,000 sq.ft.; over 1,000,000 sq.ft.

For each of the four building-size categories, there will be two performance awards:

  • Lowest Energy Use in 2013 (based on ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager Energy Performance Rating)
  • Greatest Energy Reduction from 2012 to 2013 (based on percentage reduction in Site Energy Use)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Building must be registered in the Race to Reduce
  • Buildings must submit 2010 – 2013 data to Portfolio Manager and share with the Race to Reduce account

Deadline: 

Building data must be submitted to Portfolio Manager and shared with the Race to Reduce account by 5pm on Friday, September 12, 2014.

 


Resources:

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View the Race to Reduce Portfolio Manager training webinar.