2012 QUEST Community Energy Builder Award

The Winner of the 2012 QUEST Community Energy Builder Award is:

Christenson Equities Ltd., for its comprehensive plans to redevelop the Southwoods community in Edmonton, Alberta, increasing density and integrating energy using Combined Heat & Power generation, borehole thermal energy storage, and a micro smart grid power system.


 Photo: Bruce MacFarlane accepts the 2012 QUEST Community Energy Builder Award on behalf of Christensen Equities Ltd. from QUEST Board of Directors, Michael Harcourt and Patricia Newson.

Congratulations to the other Finalists:

Municipality of Ritchot, Manitoba, for its completed Ile-Des-Chenes project which includes a new 30,000 sq. ft. LEED Silver Community Centre and a district geothermal heat pump system that interconnects the facility’s three buildings.

The City of Surrey, for its plans to install the largest Organics Biofuel Facility in Canada which will produce renewable natural gas from city waste and use it to fuel the municipality’s vehicle fleet, in addition to a number of district energy projects.

The Winner of the 2012 QUEST Community Energy Builder Award was announced at the QUEST GALA Dinner & Awards Ceremony, November 20, at Manitoba Hydro Place in Winnipeg.

Geo E Consulting becomes Capstone finalist, working with Ground Source Soultions

A Captstone Project is a major applied research projects that brings together all of the knowledge and skills acquired during the BTech program. Student teams work with industry sponsors to solve real-world challenges.

As these projects are a key part of providing grads with the dynamic, multi-faceted skills that industry needs, each BTech student must complete a Capstone Project in order to graduate.

2011 Capstone Award Finalists