Congratulations to our 4th year Engineering group 2015 Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards Finalists
Scotiabank Celebrates Earth Day by Announcing the Finalists for the 2015 Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards and a Redesigned Educational EcoLiving Website
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - April 22, 2015) - As we all celebrate Earth Day, Scotiabank is proud to announce the nine finalists for the 2015 Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards, who are each doing their part to create a more ecofriendly future.
The Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards recognizes Canadian businesses, entrepreneurs and students for excellence in the development of home energy efficiency products, services and solutions. "This Earth Day, we are excited to announce the nine finalists for the 2015 Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards," said Terri Williams, Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility at Scotiabank. "Scotiabank is proud to recognize and support talented Canadian entrepreneurs who are helping lead our country towards a more environmentally sustainable future. We want to wish the best of luck to all of this year's finalists."
The winners will be announced at a gala reception hosted by Arlene Dickinson on June 3, 2015, at the Art Gallery of Ontario. The finalists were selected by this year's judges: Valérie Bécaert, Executive Director of the CIRAIG (Centre of expertise in life cycle issues based at Polytechnique Montréal), John Godden, Principal of Clearsphere, Ed Johnston, Canadian Tire Vice-President of Enterprise Sustainability, Shawn McCarthy, Global Energy reporter at The Globe and Mail and John Roberts, Scotiabank Vice President of Small Business.
Category: Scotiabank EcoLiving Student Leadership Award ($10,000)
Flywheel Energy Storage System - Wesley Romak, Melissa Love, Thomas Marshall and Cody Carey, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON: Flywheel energy storage (FES) system is an energy storage system for residential homeowners that can be directly integrated with the grid. The system stores energy during low peak hours and converts it back to electricity during high peak hours.