Director of Energy Programs

Melanie Johnston

Melanie is an energy services project manager with over 25 years’ of experience in the field.  She has been a leading player in some of the region’s most well-known and impactful home energy efficiency initiatives, including the Enbridge Gas Home Winterproofing Program, the Hydro Ottawa Home Assistance Program, and the development and delivery of EnerGuide Homes Energy Assessment services. 

She currently oversees delivery of EnviroCentre’s home energy efficiency programs, including Future Homes Ottawa, the Retrofit Accelerator, and the Enbridge and IESO conservation projects.  Melanie’s team has supported energy retrofits of more than 30,000 homes across Ontario, including at least 15,000 units of affordable housing.


Areas of Expertise

Strategic Program Management

Cross-Regional Team Leadership

Stakeholder Relationship Management

Residential unit retrofit management

Sustainable Energy Solutions leadership