TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 8, 2013) - The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) announced today its new Board of Directors, a proven group of leaders dedicated to helping the organization ensure that energy efficiency is a priority for all sectors of the economy.

"Our new board is comprised of vastly talented people who deal with challenges on a national scale," said Elizabeth McDonald, CEEA President and CEO. "Most importantly, our team is committed to meeting energy challenges in new and innovative ways that will impact millions of conservation-minded Canadians."

The new Board of Directors includes:

Tracy Lynch, Union Gas - Board Chair
Andrew Pape-Salmon - RDH Building Engineering - Board Vice Chair
Jay Nordenstrom - NAIMA Canada - Board Treasurer
Giuliana Rossini - Hydro One - Board Secretary
Corey McBurney - EnerQuality - Director
Gary Johnson - Seneca College - Director
Rebecca Isowa - Seneca College - Director
Christine Mclean - Enbridge Gas Distribution - Director
Brisette Lucas - EFC (Electro-Federation Canada) - Director
Martin Luymes - HRAI (Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Institute) - Director
Sam Loggia - CSA (Canadian Standards Association) - Director

"I am excited about the opportunity to work with such a skilled group of board members who have a shared passion for ensuring energy efficiency is a priority for all sectors of the economy," stated Tracy Lynch, Board Chair of Union Gas.

CEEA works in partnership with manufacturers, utilities, governments, builders, labour and consumer groups, and environmental organizations to facilitate the adoption of energy efficiency measures in Canada.

"CEEA will benefit tremendously from the multi-sector experience of our new board members," said McDonald. "The challenge for industry and government is to make extensive energy efficiency products and programs more accessible to more Canadians. Our board is dedicated to helping us get there."

About the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA)

The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) is a broad based not-for-profit organization. It is the leading non-government, energy efficiency advocate in Canada. The Alliance was established in 1995 to respond to the lack of a coordinated multi-stakeholder effort to promote energy efficiency in Canada, leading to enhanced competitiveness and improved environmental protection.

The Alliance is supported through fees and project contributions from members.

Please view CEEA's new website to see the results from the 2013 Gandalf Group Study

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