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Awards

Markham District Energy has received recognition over the years for its success in the district energy sector and for its environmental leadership. Recent awards include:

2014

Gold Space Award

Markham District Energy received the Gold Space Award for the greatest number of buildings connected in North America from the International District Energy Association for connecting 42 buildings in 2014.

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2013 – Craig Graham, MDE Chief Engineer, Ray Dubois, System of the Year Committee Chair, Bruce Ander, MDE President, Mayor Frank Scarpitti and Peter Ronson, MDE Vice President

2013

System of the Year

The International District Energy Association presented Markham District Energy with the 2013 System of the Year Award on June 4 during ceremonies at its 104th Annual Conference & Trade Show in Miami, Fla. The highest honour the association can confer on a district energy system, the award recognizes exemplary system efficiency and environmental stewardship, outstanding performance in the areas of safety and reliability and overall commitment to excellence in customer service and industry engagement.

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2012

Silver Space Award

Markham District Energy received the Silver Space Award for the greatest number of buildings connected in North America from the International District Energy Association for connecting 46 buildings in 2012.

2011

Gold Space Award

The International District Energy Association awarded Markham District Energy with the Gold Space Award for the greatest number of buildings connected in North America for connecting 39 buildings in 2011.

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2009 – Former Mayor Donald Cousens, MDE President Bruce Ander, MDE Chair & Deputy Mayor Jack Heath, and PowerStream Vice President & Chief Financial Officer John Glicksman

2009

Donald Cousens Conservation and Environmental Leadership Award

The Markham Board of Trade presented Markham District Energy with the Donald Cousens Conservation and Environmental Leadership Award for its leadership in delivering environmental solutions to Markham at its annual Business Excellence Awards Gala.

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Federal Gas Tax Award

Markham received the Federal Gas Tax Award from the Association of Municipalities of Ontario for its innovative investment in district energy utilizing federal government infrastructure funding.

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