OXFORD – This region’s major employer and best-known business operation was rewarded this week for its environmental management, as it was named by Efficiency Nova Scotia as the winner of one of its Bright Business awards.
The awards recognize Nova Scotia businesses that are demonstrated local leaders in energy efficiencies. Winners were announced in Halifax on Wednesday.
Oxford Frozen Foods won a “Shooting Star” award in recognition of an outstanding efficiency project that saves at least 20,000 kWh in electricity.
Other winners are as follows:
Phillip Cox, Shining Star - recognizes outstanding and long-term leadership in pursuing, promoting or implementing energy efficiency;
Hawkins House, Rising Star - recognizes a project that advances the development or application of new energy efficient techniques or technologies;
Capital District Health Authority, North Star - recognizes an idea, campaign or program that increased energy efficiency within an organization;
Vigima Enterprises Inc., Light Star - recognizes outstanding energy efficiency within a small business (less than 350,000 kWh in electricity annually);
Dalhousie University, Bright Star -
recognizes outstanding energy efficiency within a large business (more than 350,000 kWh in electricity annually);
Summerhill, Guiding Star - recognizes outstanding delivery of Efficiency Nova Scotia’s energy solutions and rebates.
The winners were chosen by a selection committee comprised of representatives from Efficiency Nova Scotia and members of its board of directors, along with other representatives selected to participate.