TORONTO — ONEnergy Inc. has announced that Claire Vella has joined ONEnergy as vice president, home services. In her new role, Vella assumes leadership of ONEnergy’s Sunwave Home Comfort (SHC) business with responsibility for accelerating SHC’s growth in Canada and the United States. SHC is a leading provider of home heating and cooling products and services for homeowners in Ontario and Alberta. In addition to growing SHC’s existing Canadian heating and cooling sales and rental business, Vella will be spearheading its expansion into select U.S. residential markets.

Vella joins Sunwave after 15 years with Direct Energy Home Services, where she was most recently general manager, Greater Toronto Area North and West.

“I am very pleased to have Claire join the ONEnergy and Sunwave family,” said Mark Lewis, chief executive officer of ONEnergy. “Claire is a proven leader with a long track record of success in the heating and cooling business at Direct Energy, and she brings the experience and skills to drive the next stage of growth for SHC.”

ONEnergy is an energy management firm serving commercial, industrial, multifamily, and residential clients via its Sunwave-branded businesses. Sunwave provides a variety of products and services including sales and rental of furnaces, boilers, and air conditioners, complete turnkey LED lighting retrofits (including financing), supply of conventional and “green” electricity for homes and businesses, commercial solar PV installations, home protection plans, building envelope upgrades, energy audits, and more.

Sunwave serves customers in Canada and the United States, with offices in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, and Norwalk, Connecticut. For more information, visit

Publication date: 11/17/2014

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