The Government of Canada presents Venmar Ventilation ULC with the ENERGY STAR® Manufacturer of the Year – HVAC Award

The Government of Canada presents  Venmar Ventilation ULC with the ENERGY STAR® Manufacturer of the Year – HVAC Award

Drummondville, QC, May 15, 2019 –Canadian leader in indoor air quality Venmar Ventilation ULC wins ENERGY STAR® Canada 2019 Manufacturer of the Year – HVAC Award. This prestigious award was presented by Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the honourable Amarjeet Sohi, at the ENERGY STAR Canada Gala, held in Ottawa, on May 14, 2019.

ENERGY STAR Canada Awards recognize manufacturers that have demonstrated excellence in promoting the most energy-efficient products available in the Canadian market. “Energy efficiency in our homes and buildings helps Canadians save money, creates jobs and reduces pollution while contributing to our clean energy future,” said the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources. “I congratulate Venmar Ventilation ULC for their ongoing leadership in improving energy efficiency in Canada.”


This is true recognition for the Canadian flagship manufacturer of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) products that is constantly pushing the boundaries of ventilation with sustained investments in research and development. “This prestigious award confirms our leadership position in innovation and the development of high-performance energy-efficient products,” stated Canadian Executive Managing Director, David Barrow.


As a part of the Broan-NuTone LLC group, Venmar Ventilation ULC is the Centre of Excellence for three of its four most important product categories. "As a player in the HVAC industry, our growth lies in innovation and in the development of new products. It’s our way to stand out and open new markets. Hence, Venmar is a partner and supplier of choice, as this prize confirms, " added Mr. Barrow.


The major achievements behind this prize

Venmar Ventilation ULC leads the market penetration of ENERGY STAR certified residential heat/energy recovery ventilators by offering 60 models accounting for almost 40% of total market share. The list includes some of the 10 best-rated ENERGY STAR certified models available.

The company proudly acts as a brand advocate promoting ENERGY STAR products on its website, with pages receiving over 30,000 page-views per month, as well as through other promotional channels.


The company’s commitment to the environment is also echoed in training sessions aimed at providing a better understanding of ENERGY STAR certification benefits. This training is provided to more than 400 HVAC professional contractors throughout Canada. 

“Further to this prize, we will continue to invest in our consumers’ health and comfort on a daily basis,” concluded Mr. Barrow.


About Venmar Ventilation ULC

Venmar was founded in 1978, to become one of North America’s leaders in the Indoor Air Quality industry. The company has managed to push the limits of ventilation thanks to numerous investments in research and development. 


Since its purchase by Broan-NuTone LLC in 1995, Venmar Ventilation has continued to aim for the highest standards and to promote a culture of innovation which benefits consumers both here and abroad. In 2016, Venmar became the Research and Innovation Centre of Excellence for three of the Broan-NuTone group’s core product categories: Fresh Air Systems, Kitchen Ventilation and Central Vacuums.


By providing North American homes with a complete range of products such as central air-exchangers, central vacuum cleaners, kitchen range hoods and attic ventilators, under multiple brands such as Broan, NuTone, Best, vänEE and Venmar, the company is able to contribute to the home’s complete revitalization.


Venmar Ventilation believes in excellence and strives to continuously improve its products, processes and Quality Management System to maintain its leadership position in the industry.



ENERGY STAR Canada is an 18-year-long energy efficiency success story. The program is a voluntary partnership between the Government of Canada and more than 1,500 organizations working to use our natural resources more wisely through greater energy efficiency. Behind each ENERGY STAR label is a product, building, industrial facility, or home that is independently certified to use less energy and cause fewer of the emissions that contribute to climate change. ENERGY STAR is Canada’s simple choice to save energy and money and protect our environment.


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PHOTO CREDIT: Natural Resources Canada/Government of Canada

From left to right: David Barrow, Canadian Executive Managing Director Venmar Ventilation ULC, Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and Frank Carroll, President & CEO Broan-NuTone LLC.                                                                                                                 



Catherine Fagnan

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