Enbridge Gas Inc. is Canada’s largest natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with a more than 170 year history of providing safe and reliable service to customers. The distribution business serves about 3.5 million customers, heating over 75 per cent of Ontario homes. The storage and transmission business offers a variety of storage and transportation services to customers at the Dawn Hub, the largest integrated underground storage facility in Canada and one of the largest in North America. Owned by Enbridge Inc., a Canadian-based leader in energy transportation and distribution, Enbridge Gas Inc. is the amalgamation of Union Gas Limited and Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. and contributes over $4M a year to support charitable and not for profit organizations in the communities it serves.
Bruce Manwaring is the Manager of the Low Income and New Construction Demand-Side Management program at Enbridge Gas Distribution. In his current role he is responsible for the design and delivery of Enbridge’s energy efficiency programs for new construction and renovation for residential and commercial projects, including affordable housing initiatives.
Since joining the organization in 1993, he has worked on a number of projects including: the development of natural gas for vehicles markets; the Enbridge Gas New Brunswick service expansion; and the management of Direct Purchase contract compliance for Large Volume Customers and Gas Brokers.
Bruce brings 35 years of experience in project planning and implementation with a strong background in energy delivery and utilization, with the belief that energy conservation is the most effective and economical means to achieve impactful greenhouse gas emissions reductions, programs targeting that objective should broaden to become more inclusive of measures to assist builders, contractors and consumers with upgrades and renovations, making it easier and more affordable for all to participate. This requires genuine collaborative relationships with like-minded strategic partners at all levels of government, utilities, and the design and manufacturing community all focused on employing the right energy at the right time, for the right reason. Working towards such a common objective concurrently maximizes innovation, participation, and positive measurable progression towards meeting climate change targets.