• CaGBC Greater Toronto Chapter Gala & Innovation in LEED Awards Program

CaGBC Greater Toronto Chapter Gala & Innovation in LEED Awards Program

  • 16 Oct 2014
  • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Arcadian Court, 401 Bay Street, Simpson Tower

For more information and to register: http://www.cagbctoronto.org/news-events/event-listing/details/1151-green-legacy-gala-2014

Join our grand network of green building professionals and supporters at our fifth annual CaGBC Greater Toronto Chapter Gala, an event that supports the Greater Toronto Chapter’s continuing education and training programs and networking events that promote the success and viability of sustainable building practices.

The evening will include an elegant reception, sit-down dinner, a special keynote presentation by Gordon Hicks, President of Brookfield Johnson Controls, and the announcement of the 2014 award winners in the following categories:

Earth Rangers Centre

9520 Pine Valley Drive,Vaughan

Nominated Company: Earth Rangers Centre

LEED EB:O&M Platinum

Mississauga Executive Centre

1-4 Robert Speck Parkway, Mississauga

Nominated Company: Colliers International


WaterPark Place

10 & 20 Bay Street, Toronto

Nominated Company: Oxford Properties

LEED EB:O&M Platinum


CANMET Materials Technology Laboratory

183 Longwood Road South, Hamilton

Nominated Company: McMaster Innovation Park

LEED NC Platinum

Centre for Green Cities at the Evergreen Brick Works

500 Bayview Ave., Toronto

Nominated Company: Evergreen

LEED NC Platinum

Lakehead University, Academic Building, Orillia Campus

500 University Avenue, Orillia

Nominated Company: Moriyama & Teshima Architects

LEED NC Platinum


Aisling Discoveries TPAS

120 Middlefield Ave, Toronto

Nominated Company: Aisling Discoveries Child and Family Centre

LEED CI Silver

CitiBank Toronto Head Offices

123 Front Street West, Toronto

Nominated Company: Intercede Facility Management Ltd

LEED CI Silver

Starbucks Queen and Soho

316 Queen Street West, Toronto

Nominated Company: Starbucks Coffee Company

LEED Certified


60 Richmond Street East Housing Development

60 Richmond Street East, Toronto

Nominated Company: Teeple Architects Inc.

LEED Residential Gold

Cottonlane Estates

Nominated Company: Northstar Homes

LEED Residential Silver

REEP House for Sustainable Living

20 Mill Street, Kitchener

Nominated Company: REEP Green Solutions

LEED Residential Platinum


Beechwood - Deep Energy Retrofit

4 Beechwood Crescent, Toronto

Nominated Company: Greening Homes Ltd.

Enwave Theatre - Waterglass

235 Queens Quay West, Toronto

Nominated Company: Harbourfront Centre

TAF's Energy Savings Performance Agreement - Financing Sustainable Solutions

Demonstrated at the Robert Cooke Co-operative, 75 Elizabeth Street, Toronto

Nominated Company: Toronto Atmospheric Fund


Barbara Ciesla

Barb Ciesla is deeply committed to green building and sustainability issues and has shown an outstanding dedication to environmental leadership. Barb is currently Senior Vice President of Occupier Strategies and Solutions for Jones Lang LaSalle, where she draws on over eighteen years of experience as a sustainability expert. Barb’s main focus has been on occupant engagement strategies for both residential and office spaces, working to increase sustainability as well as workplace productivity and overall health & wellness of occupiers. Her dedication to tenant engagement has allowed her to lead the first team ever to receive a multi-tenant LEED for existing buildings certification in Canada.

Doug Webber

Doug Webber is a Green Building Practice Leader at Halsall Associates, with over twenty years of experience in green development. He has devoted himself to taking the initiative on greening Halsall Associates, creating various sustainable design ethics and practices, including: improving the firm’s structural design and restoration specifications, implementing the company’s environmental management program and creating an environmentally conscious workplace culture. Doug is a founding member and Honorary Director of the Canada Green Building Council – Greater Toronto Chapter, as well as a past CaGBC National Board Member.

Jeff Ranson

Jeff Ranson is Executive Director of the emerging Toronto 2030 District, and Principal of J Ranson, Insight & Innovation. Jeff is passionate about sustainability education, and is the Manager of Education and Outreach for Sustainable Buildings Canada, as well as a previous Lead Instructor of the CaGBCs Certified Sustainable Building Advisor Program. Through his various projects both locally and internationally Jeff has displayed a strong ability to work with diverse groups of people, understand stakeholder needs, and balance them while still upholding the highest level of environmental standard.


Aman Deol

Aman is a Mechanical Project Manager at Smith and Andersen. Aman began volunteering as Chair of the Emerging Green Builders in February of 2011 and within a few short months quickly demonstrated his commitment to leadership and change. The Committee structure was redefined and streamlined enabling the EGBs to take on new initiatives and redefine their value within the Greater Toronto Chapter. As a result of his leadership, and through improved marketing and outreach, membership in the EGB category is stronger and event attendance has increased.

Ken Feinstein, Director of Marketing, Flat Iron Building Group Inc.

Ken has over 17 years of construction and interiors experience with management positions in corporate furnishings, building envelope trade contracting, sustainability consulting and his current role as Director of Marketing and Business Development at Flat Iron Building Group, an interior construction management firm. Ken’s Chapter contributions include Chairing and Co-Chairing the Marketing & Communications Committee for the better part of 8 years, helping to develop marketing strategy & execution of the Chapter’s first strategic plan, current branding as well as strategy development and initial execution of the Chapter’s sponsorship program.

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