To recognize the best-in-class energy efficient organizations, individuals and communities in Nova Scotia, five prestigious Bright Business Awards are presented during the conference. Award winners are industry leaders who inspire others to think and act differently and help distinguish Nova Scotia as a Canadian leader in energy efficiency.
The Bright Business Awards rely upon nominations to help us recognize deserving organizations and people. Nominate yourself, another deserving business, community group or individual for the 2019 BRIGHT BUSINESS INNOVATION AWARD by completing the below nomination form. Should you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BRIGHT BUSINESS INNOVATION AWARD Recognizes an innovative energy efficiency project, service, tool or technology that resulted in substantial energy savings and has the potential to be adopted within Nova Scotia or the respective industry.
Scoring and weighting:80% – Innovation behind the project, service, tool or technology10% – Demonstrated savings and implementation within Nova Scotia or the respective industry10% – Overall impact and advancement it provides to the energy efficiency industry
DATES:• Award nomination deadline: midnight AST, May 23, 2019 • Award ceremony: October 23, 2019
IMPORTANT SUBMISSION DETAILS:• Maximum of 800 words per submission box. Nominations over 800 words per submission box may not be considered.
TIPS FROM THE AWARDS JUDGING COMMITTEE:• It’s all about story telling!• Create a compelling case that takes the judges on a clear journey from your initiative’s inception right through to its incredible energy efficient results:--- What challenge or need was your organization trying to achieve?--- Why was this initiative important to you and/ or your business/organization?--- Once your energy efficient objectives were identified how did you take action to meet them? What steps did you take?--- What were/are the results?--- What were some of the ‘good’ thing’s that came from this efficiency initiative? (non-energy benefits, e.g. increased revenue, better health, improved occupant comfort)• Remember each award is scored on three main criteria:--- Pay attention to the weighting for each of the three main criteria – make your greatest effort to speak to each area best you can, and make sure to speak to all criteria to ensure top points.• Ensure that your case is clearly written (grammar, etc.)