EnerQuality Corporation, a market leader in green building, recently announced the appointment of Monica Curtis as president and CEO. Curtis is an industry recognized energy efficiency champion.
“I’m honoured to take on this role at a time of unprecedented momentum in building energy efficiency and decarbonization,” said Curtis. “EnerQuality supports builders, renovators, and developers build better homes and provide meaningful work in their communities. I look forward to working with the staff, delivery partners, Board, building industry and broader network to advance building science in Ontario and across Canada, to benefit all Canadians.”
Curtis joins EnerQuality at a pivotal time; a time when demand for demonstrating superior building performance and for workforce development supporting net zero and emerging technologies is creating opportunities to reimagine services and delivery.
EnerQuality is welcoming this industry inflection point with next-level leadership. Curtis brings over 25 years of Canadian and U.S. market experience working with governments, utilities, businesses, and organizations to improve energy use. Most recently, Curtis served as CEO of Energy Efficiency Alberta, where the agency achieved $952 million in economic growth for the province in just over three years.
As executive vice president of strategic development and energy finance solutions with a leader in efficiency programs based in Wisconsin, she oversaw the delivery of residential building science training, contractor-delivered energy efficiency programs and efficiency financing for electric and natural gas utilities, and governments across the U.S.
Recognized as one of Canada’s Clean 50 in 2020, she participates in advisory board and expert panels ranging from the Climate Innovation Fund (a Low Carbon Cities Canada Initiative) to Efficiency Canada to Red Deer College’s Alternative Energy Lab.
“At a time of unprecedented market opportunity and environmental imperatives, Monica takes the Company confidently into the future as its President & CEO. She has the vision and strategy to lead market transformation, support the housing industry and Canada’s successful transition to a low carbon economy,” said Connie Carras, chair of EnerQuality Corporation’s Board of Directors.
“As a client, market and people-focused leader, she will be instrumental in driving new value creation for the benefit of EnerQuality, our Clients, Partners, Sponsors and Canadian homeowners. More than ever, EnerQuality is positioned for the future. More than ever, we are stronger together.”
EnerQuality Corporation was founded in 1998 as a partnership between the Ontario Home Builders’ Association and the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance, EnerQuality is focused on accelerating energy efficient and sustainable housing through education, certification, recognition initiatives, and the development of market-based programs that drive innovation.