Industry Leadership

For many years, Markham District Energy has committed time and resources to support the growth and development of the Canadian district energy sector.

One area of leadership is Markham District Energy’s support and commitment to industry associations.

Markham District Energy’s President & CEO, Bruce Ander, is immediate past chair of the International District Energy Association. Ander previously held the position of chair of the Canadian District Energy Association and led its merger with the International District Energy Association in 2012. Ander also sits on the National Advisory Board for QUEST.

Markham District Energy’s Vice President, Peter Ronson, currently represents the interests of district energy and combined heat and power developers on the Board of the Association of Power Producers of Ontario.

Another area of leadership is Markham District Energy’s mentoring of municipalities looking to advance the development of district energy and combined heat and power.

Considered by many as the leading Canadian example of municipal district energy development, Markham District Energy has provided seminars and tours to numerous communities and industry groups.

Communities across Canada assisted by Markham District Energy

City of GuelphCity of VancouverOakvilleThe City of CalgaryVaughnWaterfronTorontoTown of East GwillimburyHamiltonToronto Community HousingHalifax Regional MunicipalityOshawa Prepare to be amazedMississauga

Markham District Energy also demonstrates leadership with its support of post-secondary institutions.

Markham District Energy is regularly asked to speak to students studying in community energy programs and supports upcoming engineering and plant operations graduates with work-term placements.

One of Markham District Energy’s Chief Engineers, Craig Graham, is current Chair of the Advisory Committee for the Operating Engineers Program at Cambrian College in Sudbury, Ontario.

Universities and colleges assisted by Markham District Energy

Georgian CollegeYork UniversityRyerson UniversityUniversity of WaterlooUniversity of Ontario Institute of TechnologyCambrian College