2012 Winner

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Jeremy Carkner is a building science engineer, principal and department manager for the Greater Toronto Area Sustainability Group at Morrison Hershfield. There he oversees a team of professionals across two offices.

Jeremy has accumulated significant knowledge of energy usage problems with existing buildings, the inter-relationship of the building envelope and its climate control systems as they relate to energy usage, and implementation of energy usage improvements. He has been involved in sustainable design aspects of the building envelope for over 11 years, and is currently working with architects, developers, and building owners on dozens of projects relating to LEED and sustainability.

Over the last four years, Jeremy has delivered several internal and external industry training and sustainability seminars. He is also an active volunteer within his community, and is currently contributing to local and global compassion initiatives, including the Milton Food Bank and MCC Aids Care in Southern Africa. He holds several leadership roles within his church community and has most recently extended his love for sports to include the coaching of his son's soccer team.

Jurors from the Allen D. Williams Scholarship Foundation selected Jeremy based on his commitment to excellence, presentation of innovative solutions, team leadership and his involvement in various related professional associations.

The Allen D. Williams Scholarship is awarded to a young professional who has demonstrated leadership in their involvement with the industry and ACEC. The Award allows the winner to attend the International Federation of Consulting Engineers Conference (FIDIC) in Seoul, Korea from September 9-12, 2012. The FIDIC criterion for a young professional has an upper age limit of 35 years.

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