FortisBC Energy Conservation Leader Award


2018 Award Recipient: North Shore Disability Resource Centre Association

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BCNPHA and FortisBC are proud to present The FortisBC Energy Conservation Leader Award!

Established in 2018, the FortisBC Energy Conservation Leader Award recognizes a non-profit housing provider whose dedication to energy efficiency and conservation is exemplary, adopting a sound energy management strategy, investing in conservation projects, and inspiring individuals to use energy responsibly.

2018 Award Recipient: North Shore Disability Resource Centre Association

The North Shore Disability Resources Centre (NSDRC) Association was established in 1976 by a group of parents, professionals and advocates. The Association provides programs and services to people with disabilities, their families, caregivers and supports and is committed to working toward a community free of physical, financial and attitudinal barrier. Their programs include information/advocacy, infant development, children’s programs, day camps, teen programs, employment services, adult education, adult life skills, etc.

They have undertaken several energy efficiency initiatives and pursued asset management education, demonstrating their commitment to improving their buildings and reducing GHG emissions and energy use. They have also attended the Housing Central Conference and Lower Mainland RENT events.

The award is generously sponsored by:


Award Criteria:  

Non-profits will be awarded points for completing each of the following categories:

  • Completed an energy audit
  • Completed an energy conservation retrofit
  • Completed BCNPHA housing education course
  • Completed benchmarking
  • Completed ECAP Use RNG
  • Does not have to be a BCNPHA member but does have to be a non-profit housing provider
  • Must be a FortisBC customer (FortisBC gas or electricity)

Other Considerations:

  • Applicants will be decided internally in collaboration between BCNPHA and FortisBC
  • The FortisBC Energy Conservation Leader will be awarded at the Housing Central Conference Sector Supper