Nuheat in the Community

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A proud recipient of numerous awards recognizing dedication to product innovation, workplace culture and customer service, Nuheat also prides itself on being an active member in the community. Continually participating in National and Regional tradeshows, offering local training sessions, hosting product launches and customer appreciation days, Nuheat is committed to giving back and "warming the sole" of the communities in which we do business. Through hands-on support, donation of products and staff volunteering, Nuheat continually strives to be a socially responsible corporate citizen.

 

Nuheat is dedicated to product innovation, workplace culture and customer service. We are extremely proud and honoured to have been acknowledged for these efforts over the years. Some awards and recognition that Nuheat has received include:

  • CFO of the Year 2013
  • Canada's Best 50 Managed Companies 2012 - Platinum Club
  • W3 Silver Award 2011
  • Canada's Best 50 Managed Companies 2011 - Gold Member
  • Canada's Best 50 Managed Companies 2010 - Re-qualified Member

Past Awards:

Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies 2008
Nuheat was named as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies in 2008 by Deloitte Touche Thomatsu. Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies is the country's leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in Canadian-owned and managed companies.

The Nuheat Management
Team accepts the 2008
Award
John Rose, President
& CEO of Nuheat, at
Canada's 50 Best
Managed Companies
2008 Ceremony

2008 Winner
2007 Re-qualified Member
2006 Re-qualified Member
2005 Winner
2004 Finalist
2003 Finalist
2002 Finalist

Most Preferred Brand of Electric Radiant Heating - NTCA
Nuheat was named the most preferred brand of electric radiant heating by contractors at Covering's tradeshow 2008. Nuheat Vice President of Sales, Kevin McElroy, accepted the award presented by the National Tile Contractor Association (NTCA) and Clear Seas Research. This was the inaugural presentation of the award, which canvassed 7500 NTCA members and Tile magazine subscribers, asking them to rate products in nine categories. Nuheat received the highest approval rating in any of the nine categories.

Kevin McElroy (left), Vice President of Sales
accepts the Award at Coverings 2008.

Supplier of the Year Presented by Tile America, 2008
Coverings 2008 saw Nuheat honored as supplier of the year by Tile America. The Connecticut arm of East Coast Tile Imports Inc.—one of the largest tile importers and distributors in the eastern U.S. Distributing Nuheat since 2004, Tile America awarded this honour in recognition of Nuheat's product innovativations, quality control, exceptional customer service and on-time deliveries.

2007 Cultural DiverseCity Award for Business: Lower Mainland BC, Canada
Presented by the DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society, this award acknowledges Nuheat's appreciation and respect for its diverse team and for implementing culturally progressive initiatives into the workplace.

United Way of Lower Mainland Employee Gold Award 2006
In 2006, Nuheat's United Way campaign concentrated efforts on strengthening our communities by raising funds internally. The campaign far exceeded the target donation amount and resulted in a third straight United Way Employee Gold Award for Nuheat. This top category award is presented annually to the company that has the highest ratio of donated money to employees.

PCBC's Cool Product Award 2008 (Pacific Coast Builders Conference)
PCBC (Pacific Coast Builders Conference) is a community of builders and manufacturers, building scientists and architects, environmental engineers and landscape companies, working together to advance the art and science of community building. At the 2008 conference, Nuheat Cable was named a "Cool Product" in the Consumer Category. Voted on by a panel of industry professionals, the competition is held in high regard by submitters and winners alike.

One of the Best Companies To Work For
As named by BC Business Magazine 2007

2007: Peter Legge, President and Publisher of BCBusiness magazine (left)
and Tracy Tjaden (right), editor of BCBusiness magazine pictured here with
John Rose (center), President & CEO of Nuheat.

Builder magazine's list of top 50 favorite products
Nuheat made Builder Magazine's list of top 50 favorite products -part of the annual buyer's guide, decided by the number of inquiries submitted by readers. At number 39 spot, Nuheat was one of three floor warming products to make the list—one of the most popular categories.

American Ceramic Tile Academy's 2003 Top Tile Award

Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies 2009
Nuheat was named as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies in 2009 by Deloitte Touche Thomatsu. Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies is the country's leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in Canadian-owned and managed companies.

2012 - Platinum Club
2011 - Gold Member
2010 - Re-qualified Member 2009 Re-qualified Member
2008 Winner
2007 Re-qualified Member
2006 Re-qualified Member
2005 Winner
2004 Finalist
2003 Finalist
2002 Finalist

The Nuheat Management Team at the
50 Best Awards Gala with renowned
chef Rob Feenie (center).
Management Team at the "50 Best"
Awards Gala.

W3 Silver Award 2011

Nuheat - the industry leader in electric floor heating systems - received the W3 Silver Award in the manufacturing category, recognizing Nuheat's creative excellence on the web.

Candidates of the W3 Awards are judged by the International Academy of the Visual Arts consisting of influential media executives in a broad number of industries. Receiving over 3,000 entries, the W3 Awards evaluates websites, web marketing, web video and mobile apps created by some of the best interactive agencies and designers, worldwide. Websites are judged on the following factors: creativity, usability, navigation, functionality, visual design, and ease of use.

CFO of the Year 2013
CFO of the Year - Business in Vancouver and the Chartered Accountants of British Columbia Nuheat Chief Financial Officer, David Orr, was named CFO of the Year by Business in Vancouver and the Chartered Accountants of British Columbia. Selected for his performance in the Small Private Company category, Mr. Orr was honoured at the annual Business in Vancouver's CFO of The Year Awards Gala in May. The 2013 BC CFO of The Year honourees are chosen based on performance relating to corporate growth through strategic decision making. Professional performance and execution, sound business principals and reporting are also important factors in the judging process.

David Orr celebrates with team at the
Business in Vancouver's CFO of The Year Awards Gala

 

Positively impacting the community is not simply a matter of financial donations and fundraising. Community participation is also vital to strengthening businesses within the community, as well as the community as a whole. By encouraging staff to participate in community events outside the office, Nuheat strives to be an active community member by hosting educational seminars, customer appreciation events.

Past events:

Gescan Langford Breakfast BBQ - June 2009
Our Nuheat Breakfast was a success. Product was well accepted and attendance was over 100. Geoff Duck (Nuheat) cooked up pancakes and sausages for all; Chris Fitchett, Gescan.

SOLO Thermostat Launch at Gescan North Vancouver - November 2008
To mark the launch of the new SOLO universal floor heating thermostat in 2008, Nuheat held launch events and customer appreciation days at multiple locations throughout North American. At Gescan North Vancouver, contractors and electrical professionals got a first hand look and feel of the new thermostat and could find out all there is to know from the Nuheat Sales Team.

Bill Condon of Nuheat (far right) with the Gescan-North Vancouver Team.

Nuheat Bath Kit Launch at Gescan North Vancouver - May 19, 2006
The Nuheat Sales and Management Team served pancakes, sausages, and coffee outside Gescan in North Vancouver to promote the newly introduced Bath Kit Product.

John Rose, President amp; CEO of Nuheat promotiong the new
Bath Kit Product.
John Rose, President & CEO
of Nuheat and Mike Jeske
of Gescan North Vancouver
(click photo to enlarge)
Enjoying breakfast served
by Nuheat (click photo to
enlarge)

Nuheat Cable Contractor and Office Training - March 2008
Electrical Wholesalers hosted a contractor evening with Nuheat Cable training and dinner at their Stamford Branch in Connecticut. Contractors learned about the simple installation of Nuheat Cable, got some hands-on installation trials and learned about combination installation of Nuheat Cable and Nuheat Mat- shower installations. Cable training also took place in New York and Chicago for the Nuheat team in each region.

Nuheat Cable display at
Electrical Wholesalers
Head Office (click photo
to enlarge)
Cable Training Session in
New York (click photo to
enlarge)
Nuheat Team in Chicago
(click photo to enlarge)
Cable Training Session in
Chicago (click photo to
enlarge)

Community and Charitable Events - MOMentum
Nuheat is proud to support MOMentum - an organization for mothers that was created to inspire positive change in their lives and their community. Meeting facilities are donated with keynote speakers giving their time - It has raised tens of thousands of dollars for local charities. For more information about MOMentum visit www.wearemomentum.com

Nuheat hosts MOMentum group at the Delta BC office

Community and Charitable Events - Nuheat in their Underwear
Nuheat employees volunteered at the Underwear Affair in July 2007. A fundraiser and race to support all "cancers below waist". Dressed in their best "underwear", Nuheat runners and supporters helped the event raise over $600,000—a resounding success in the search for a cure.

Cypress Mountain Bike Race for Canuck Place 2010
In September 2010, Nuheat and HSBC organized a cycling event up Cypress Mountain to raise funds for Canuck Place Children's Hospice.

The grueling climb up Cypress
Mountain, BC.
The teams celebrate post-ride.

Queensweep for Earth Day 2010
On April 25, 2010, Nuheat Organized "Queensweep - Spring Cleaning for Earth Day", an initiative to clean up the Queensborough area in New Westminster. All family and friends of Nuheat were invited to volunteer in the event, and Nuheat hosted a BBQ to follow in appreciation of all of the dedicated "cleaners" taking part.

The Queensweepers

 

Since 2005, Nuheat has proudly supported local charities and organizations by donating over $100,000 through fundraising events and charity drives. For information on donation requests/charitable giving in your area, please email pr@nuheat.com

Canuck Place Children's Hospice 2009
Nuheat is proud to support Canuck Place Children's Hospice in Vancouver. During the 2009 Holiday Giving Campaign Nuheat employees showed their warm hearts and "soles", by donating over $20,000 to the hospice organization. Coupled with a matching corporate donation, the total amount donated was over to $41,000. Learn more about Canuck Place Children's Hospice.

Nuheat employees proudly announce the Canuck Place Donation

Nuheat Office Raises Money for Cancer - Summer 2009
A group of Nuheat employees shaved their heads in support of, and to raise funds for Cancer research.

Wesley and the Well - March 2009
Bringing water and community together. In March 2009, Nuheat employees came together to support a wonderful project to build a well in Singo, a community in Southen Sudan.

While Wesley was on vacation in Europe a war broke out between the North and South in his home country of Sudan. He was unable to return home and went instead to Kenya where he became a refugee. In Kenya he met his wife, and together they emigrated to Surrey, Canada. He journeyed back to his community, years later…giving them the gift of water.

Wesley Kosa and John Rose (President & CEO of Nuheat)
The commemoration plaque
posted on the well (click
photo to enlarge)
Water is pumped; the
women of Singo are the
drawers of water (click
photo to enlarge)

Vancouver Warriors Hockey Team - Spring 2010
Nuheat proudly supported Vancouver Warriors hockey team in the Spring 2010 season.

 

Canuck Place Children's Hospice Fundraiser Week - November 15-19 2010
Nuheat is proud to support Canuck Place Children's Hospice in Vancouver. During the 2010 Fundraiser Week Nuheat employees showed their warm hearts and "soles", by donating $17,326.98 to the hospice organization. Coupled with a matching corporate donation, the total amount donated was over to $34,653.97. Learn more about Canuck Place Children's Hospice.

CEO John Rose congratulating the team on fundraising efforts.

Nuheat Donations by Year

2012  |  2011  |  2010


2012 Donations

  • Dress For Success
  • Collingwood School Parent's Council
  • Colon Cancer Canada
  • Junior League Chapter

Water for Singo

Book Cover

Water for Singo is the story of how Wesley Kosa returned to Singo, South Sudan, and brought a well to his village. Wesley recounts the struggles of building the well and offers insight into his childhood growing up in the central African nation.

With proceeds from the book going to the village of Singo, Water for Singo reminds us to never take things for granted and shows what's possible when you decide to make a difference in the lives of the people you love.

"Brooke Anderson's evocative artwork and Wesley Kosa's compelling storytelling draw us deep into a simpler but more challenging life, then lift us in a wellspring of anticipation as a well is dug in the town of Singo. This is a story of generosity and joy, springing from one culture to another. Share it widely, for it nourishes the imagination as well as the heart."
- Tina Kelley
New York Times Pulitzer Prize winning reporter and co-author of the National Bestseller, Almost Home: Helping Kids Move From Homelssness to Hope.

Life at Nuheat is as much defined by team goals and ever improving processes as it is by foosball tournaments and BBQs.

Encouraging employee development and skill-set advances, Nuheat strives to create a corporate culture that empowers everyone to take pride and ownership in the future of the company. Diversity is embraced and celebrated. The manufacturing plant is colourfully adorned with flags representing the country of each staff member, and on each country's Independence Day, a flag raising ceremony is held. Gathering in front of the corporate office and manufacturing plant, employees come together to celebrate our different origins and reaffirm our common goals.

 
 
 
 
 
 
Flag raising outside the Nuheat
corporate office; the Portuguese
and Irish Flag
 
One can often find an energetic
game of ping-pong or fuseball
erupting in the games room.
The Nuheat Team enjoys some
good ol' softball
 
"Bring a Grade 9 to work day"
Neil Johansen (Nuheat Board
Member) 4th from left, Suize Cho
(Director of Marketing) 6th from
left and John Rose (President &
CEO Nuheat) far right, bring
grade nine friends and family
members to work for the Nuheat
experience.
Wally Lo volunteering during the
2010 Winter Olympic Games.


 
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