Irving Energy is proud to support the Susan G. Komen Rally for the Cure Tournament in Ogunquit, Maine. The event took place on July 11 and helps spread awareness about breast health and breast cancer in support of Susan G. Komen.
This year, many helped support breast cancer awareness at the Cape Neddick Country Club and raised more than $10,490. Supporters enjoyed a great day of golf while also making a difference in the battle against breast cancer.
Irving is proud to support the 2011 Market Square Day in downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire. This year’s event takes place on Saturday, June 11 and is a day to celebrate all the great attractions and history downtown Portsmouth has to offer. The festival draws and estimated 60 – 80,000 people where they can enjoy a day of entertainment, food, art and products and services that local merchant from the Seacoast area offer.
We hope to see you there at the Irving booth and you can enter to win a free tank of heating fuel or a $1,000 gas card. Rain or shine we look forward to the event each year.
On May 12th, 2011 Irving Energy’s Johnny Grant, Senior Manager, Operations & Sales Eastern Canada, presented the award for Energy Efficiency Champion—Residential Sector to Gerald and Marilyn Disher at the 3rd annual Premier’s Awards for Energy Efficiency. This award seeks to recognize a property owner who is an advocate of energy efficiency and who has displayed leadership and best practices in residential energy efficiency.
Gerald and Marilyn of St. Stephen, New Brunswick, are the owners of a super efficient manufactured home. The creation of Gerald and Marilyn’s home was driven by Gerald’s curiosity for reaching new levels in energy efficiency, and he was able to reach his home’s level of efficiency with only an additional 5% cost to the normal cost of a manufactured home. This was accomplished through very high levels of insulation and thorough air sealing. Gerald and Marilyn’s home also incorporates passive solar heating, maximized through the use of south-facing windows, and a geothermal heating system with ventilation through a heat recovery ventilation unit.
Gerald’s goal is to ultimately create and broaden the market for energy efficient manufactured homes. He hopes that his home will not only be a model for energy efficiency, but an inspiration to others looking to build an energy efficient home.
Irving Oil has partnered with other New Brunswick organizations to sponsor the third annual Premier’s Awards for Energy Efficiency. The awards will showcase some of the best practices in energy efficiency in New Brunswick. The Awards were developed by Efficiency NB to recognize companies, organizations and individuals for their innovation and achievement in the field of energy efficiency.
The award recipients will be honored in Fredericton on May 12, 2011. Efficiency NB is now accepting nominations for awards in a number of categories which encompass a wide range of energy users including large and small companies, public sector organizations, community groups and individuals. To learn more about the nominees and the categories please visit the Energy Efficiency website.
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Irving Energy has been providing Dartmouth College with heating oil, propane and related equipment services since 2004.
Irving Energy has also teamed up with Dartmouth to support its Athletics department for the past five years. We sponsor their men and women’s ice hockey, football and have supported men and women’s basketball in past seasons. We recognize that our success is tied to the communities where we live and work, and so we aim to strengthen our communities in every way we can. One important way to do this is to work with outstanding organizations such as Dartmouth.
The ice hockey season is now past the halfway mark and Irving Energy employees are getting excited to cheer on the team during our annual hockey night. Each year Irving shows our appreciation to our employees and Dartmouth College with a fun family night of hockey, food, and cheer! This year we are attending the rival game against Princeton on February 12, 2011 we hope to see you there to cheer on the Dartmouth team to victory. Click here to purchase Dartmouth Tickets.