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September 11

Veridian recognizes 10 businesses for conservation leadership
‘Conservation Champions’ achieved outstanding electricity conservation results in 2011.

Ajax, ON – Veridian Connections Inc. (Veridian) has recognized 10 of its business customers that achieved outstanding electricity conservation results in 2011. These ‘Conservation Champions’ were leading participants in Veridian’s energy efficiency and demand management programs during the year. The Conservation Champions are:

  • Durham Catholic District School Board
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd., Distribution Centre, Ajax
  • Real Canadian Superstore, Ajax
  • GH Manufacturing Inc., Belleville
  • 405 Lake Rd. Investments, Bowmanville
  • Nordstrong Equipment Ltd., CanningtonM
  • Loblaws Great Food, Pickering
  • The Bay, Pickering Town Centre
  • CpK Interior Products, Port Hope
  • Kosh-Glitsch Canada, Uxbridge

“Veridian’s 2011 Conservation Champions exhibited a strong commitment to energy conservation, while benefiting from the valuable financial incentives and reduced operating costs,” said Melanie Walls, Key Accounts Representative. “Our saveONenergy programs are good for our community, the environment and a businesses’ bottom line. There are energy-efficient programs to assist organizations from the smallest of retail stores to the largest industrial complexes.”

Programs to help fund energy audits, replace energy-wasting equipment, pursue new construction that exceeds existing codes and standards, and incentives for controlling and reducing electricity demand during specific times are available. Interested business owners and operators can learn how these innovative programs can help their business reduce electricity costs while helping Ontario reduce its environment by visiting

In addition to announcing the award through advertisements placed in local newspapers, a commemorative plaque was presented to each champion.

Veridian Connections Inc. safely and reliably delivers electricity to more than 115,000 customers in the Cities of Pickering and Belleville, the Towns of Ajax, Port Hope and Gravenhurst, and the communities of Uxbridge, Bowmanville, Newcastle, Orono, Port Perry, Beaverton, Sunderland and Cannington. Veridian Connections Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Veridian Corporation. The City of Pickering, the Town of Ajax, the Municipality of Clarington and the City of Belleville jointly own Veridian Corporation.

For more information, contact:

Chris Mace
Sales & PR Representative – Corporate Communications
Veridian Connections Inc.
905-427-9870, extension 2218