OTTAWA, Sept. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Hydro Ottawa is proud to recognize the
Kevin Haime Golf School as the September 2012 recipient of the
Companies for Conservation award for installing energy-efficient
lighting at its two Ottawa locations.
"The Kevin Haime Golf School truly has embraced energy conservation.
Their success serves as an inspiration for other small businesses
looking to go green," said Roger Marsh, Hydro Ottawa's Chief Energy
The Kevin Haime Golf School replaced all its indoor lighting through the
saveONenergy Small Business Lighting Program. Under this provincial
program, qualifying businesses can get up to $1,000 of lighting and
equipment upgrades. The Kevin Haime Golf School received $960 in
program funding and invested an additional $586 to implement all of the
Thanks to these upgrades, this family-owned and operated business has
cut energy costs by more than $500 per year.
"The saveONenergy Small Business Lighting Program helped us save money
and it is good for the environment. There truly is no downside for
small businesses," said Kevin Haime, owner of the golf school and
Visit www.hydroottawa.com/c4c to view a video about these energy-efficient improvements.
Hydro Ottawa's Companies for Conservation award recognizes local
companies and organizations for their innovative conservation projects.
The Kevin Haime Golf School joins a growing list of business leaders
who have also been recognized for their green achievements. Past
recipients include: LCBO, the Ottawa Hospital and Bayshore Shopping
Electricity consumers both large and small can learn more about saving
electricity and the programs that can help them do so, by visiting www.hydroottawa.com.
About Hydro Ottawa
Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. (Hydro Ottawa) owns and operates two
subsidiary companies, Hydro Ottawa Limited and Energy Ottawa Inc.
Hydro Ottawa Limited is the third largest municipally owned electrical
utility in Ontario serving more than 305,000 customers in the City of
Ottawa and the Village of Casselman. Energy Ottawa Inc., Ottawa's
largest producer of green power, generates renewable energy and
provides commercial energy management services.
SOURCE: Hydro Ottawa Limited
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