2013 Awards Categories

Award Categories 2013

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 projects
  • 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
Applicants must be registered as Race to Reduce participants as of September 20, 2012 (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 2012 will be considered.

Deadline:

The application form must be submitted to Leslie Domenico at leslie.domenico@civicaction.ca by 5 pm on October 11, 2013.

ENERGY CHAMPION AWARDS:

Recognizes industry leadership as it relates to energy reduction efforts. One (1) Energy Champion will be awarded to each of the following:

  • Energy Champion Tenant
  • Energy Champion Building

Eligibility Requirements:

Nominator and nominee must be registered Race to Reduce participants as of September 28, 2012 (one year of participation)

Nominating and nominee organizations, and their energy reduction activity, must be located in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (Cities of Toronto and Hamilton, Regions of Halton, Peel, York, and Durham).
Nominator and nominee must represent different companies.
The nomination must be based on an activity or initiative that the nominee started, ended, or was active in 2012.

Application Deadline:

The application form must be submitted to Leslie Domenico at leslie.domenico@civicaction.ca by 5 pm on October 11, 2013.

BUILDING PERFORMANCE AWARDS:

Recognize energy reduction within a building: 0 to 250,000 sq.ft.; 250,000 to 500,000 sq.ft.; 500,000 to 1,000,000 sq.ft.; and 1,000,000 + sq.ft. For each of the four tiers, there will be two performance awards:

Lowest Energy Use (based on Portfolio Managers Energy Performance Rating on a scale of 1-100)
Greatest Reduction in energy use from 2011 to 2012

Eligibility Requirements:

Building must be registered in the Race to Reduce.

For Greatest Energy Reduction, the building landlord must submit 2011, and 2012 data to Portfolio Manager, and share the data with the Race to Reduce account.

For Lowest Energy Use, the building landlord must submit 2012 data to Portfolio Manager, and share the data with the Race to Reduce account.

 Deadline:

Building data must be submitted to Portfolio Manager and shared with the Race to Reduce account by 5 pm on September 16, 2013.