Media Advisory - Photo / Interview Opportunity - Thursday April 4, 2013 @
11:30 a.m. - First home built to the new ENERGY STAR® for New Homes Standard
in Canada celebrated
GUELPH, ON, March 14, 2013 /CNW/ -
WHO: * Mayor Karen Farbridge, Mayor City of Guelph
* Corey McBurney, President, EnerQuality Corporation
* John Sloot, President, Guelph and District Home
Builders' Association (GDHBA) and President, Sloot
* Andy Goyda, Homeowner and Market Development
Manager, Owens Corning Canada
* Angela Bustamante, C.E.T., Energy Evaluator /
Administrator, Building Services, Building Knowledge
Canada, and an EnerQuality Certified Energy Evaluator
WHAT: Built by Sloot Construction and situated in Phase II
of its Hale's Manor community in Guelph, this custom
home holds the distinction for being the first home
in Canada to be officially labelled under the new
ENERGY STAR® for New Homes Standard.
WHERE: PHOTO OPS & HOME TOUR - 25 ZADUK PLACE, GUELPH,
(From Hwy. 401 in Guelph, take Hwy 6/Hanlon Parkway
North to Kortright Rd. East. Turn right onto
Kortright; turn left onto Sweeny Drive; then turn
left onto Zaduk)
OFFICIAL CEREMONIES AND BREAKOUT INTERVIEWS - 14
ZADUK PLACE (At Sweeny)
WHEN: THURSDAY, APRIL 4(th) FROM 11:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.
Photo Ops @ 11:30 a.m.; Official Remarks @ 12:00
noon; Breakout Interviews follow @ 12:30 p.m.
PHOTO OPS: Unveiling of an ENERGY STAR® plaque identifying the
first home labelled under the new Standard.
Demonstration of an air tightness test on that home.
BACKGROUND: EnerQuality designs and delivers green building
programs to the residential construction industry.
The ENERGY STAR® for New Homes (ESNH) initiative was
Natural Resources Canada to help the public easily
identify homes that are approximately 20 per cent
more energy efficient than those built to the minimum
Ontario Building Code. An ENERGY STAR® qualified home
is built by a builder participating in ESNH who
incorporates advanced energy-efficient features. To
receive the ENERGY STAR®-qualified label, the homes
are inspected and verified by Certified Energy
Evaluators and labelled by EnerQuality, a licensed
Service Organization. The ENERGY STAR® mark is
administered and promoted in Canada by Natural
NOTE:MEDIA POOL FEED AVAILABLE. Refreshments served.
CONTACT FOR MEDIA & INTERVIEW BOOKINGS - R.S.V.P. REQUESTED
Shropshire Communications Group
www.enerquality.ca/media Password: enerquality
SOURCE: EnerQuality Corporation
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