October 1, 2015 - Ringdale Inc. has presented its new CT Energy Monitor and Data Logger with Ethernet connectivity for single- or three-phase power systems. The solution allows energy and facility managers to monitor and detect a variety of power issues.
October 1, 2015 - Hemlock Printers is a recognized for its work to reduce waste, promote eco-friendly papers, and help clients reduce their environmental footprint. The 47-year-old Burnaby-based company has worked with Climate Smart to reduce its carbon footprint, and even offers clients carbon-neutral printing.
September 30, 2015 - Hubbell Building Automation's NX networked lighting controls now have added daylighting capability.
September 30, 2015 - Cree says it has introduced new KR8 and LR6 LED downlights, “designed to deliver better lighting performance and better value for new and existing commercial spaces”.
September 18, 2015 - Hubbell Building Automation has introduced the new IFC in-fixture controller. The IFC device offers stand-alone lighting control with unified motion and daylight sensing.
September 18, 2015 - To help home automation enthusiasts unite lighting and a sense of safety, Osram Sylvania's Lightify smart connected lighting products now work with the Nest learning thermostat.
September 15, 2015 - The new Plug Load Controller from Enlighted is designed to reduce unnecessary outlet energy use through intelligent control.
September 8, 2015 - Schneider Electric has received a Freddy award for Innovative Excellence at this year’s VIATEC Technology Awards Show in Victoria, B.C.
September 8, 2015 - The Lighting Controls Association’s (LCA) new 8-page colour brochure “Get Control of Your Lighting” describes the opportunity for building owners to reduce energy costs while gaining flexibility and information through the application of lighting control strategies.
August 31, 2015 - Streetworks Verdeon LED roadway luminaire is a new street light product from Eaton.
August 25, 2015 - MaxLite says it has given its omnidirectional LED A-lamp a makeover. Redesigned with a rounder, more traditional bulb shape, MaxLite’s Energy Star qualified LED omnidirectional A19 lamp looks just like a traditional incandescent bulb. But, unlike previous omnidirectional models, the heat sink is concealed by a white surface on the lower half of the lamp.
August 17, 2015 - The Curvano linear direct LED from Amerlux has a minimalist styled form factor for a range of commercial, retail and supermarket environments.
June 30, 2015 - The American National Standard Practice for Office Lighting (RP-1-12) is now available in both French and Spanish, announced the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES).
June 12, 2015 - New chapters on smart building systems and moisture management in buildings are included in the 2015 ASHRAE handbook—HVAC Applications.
May 14, 2015 - The Manitoba government has approved changes to the Building Code, claiming it will result in new homes being nearly 20% more energy efficient.
April 15, 2015 - The recent update to the B.C. Building Code included a variety of changes aimed at improving the comfort and efficiency of new homes in the province. And it's also causing a bit of apprehension.
March 12, 2015 – An Energy Star score could be coming to a supermarket near you.
February 25, 2015 - ASHRAE and IES (Illuminating Engineering Society) have released a newly revised standard to provide “greater guidance and a more comprehensive approach to retrofit of existing buildings for increased energy efficiency.”
February 20, 2015 - A proposed standard from global society ASHRAE providing requirements for energy use in data centers is now open for public input.
January 9, 2015 - The Yukon government has accepted recommendations made by an advisory committee for the application of new, national energy efficiency standards in the territory.
November 25, 2014 - To help support better building practices—including improved energy efficiency in homes—British Columbia’s Rich Coleman, minister responsible for housing, announced four updates to the BC Building Code today.
November 3, 2014 - When it comes to energy, ASHRAE says the residential sector consumes 21% of all the primary energy used by the U.S. and 54% of all energy used by buildings, which explains why ASHRAE announced it is “exploring its role in residential, looking at how it can contribute most effectively to the improvement of the performance of residential buildings”.
September 16, 2014 - A new guide published by the Global Superior Energy Performance (GSEP) Energy Management Working Group—“Measurement & Verification Process for Calculation and Reporting on Energy and Demand Performance—aims to help organizations assess the impacts of energy efficiency projects.
July 23, 2014 - The International Standards Organization (ISO) says a number of companies and organizations have already integrated an energy management system to reduce consumption. Now they can take this exercise a step further with ISO 50002:2014, an international standard on energy audit.
October 2, 2015 - Manitoba home buyers are going to find it easier than ever before to buy a “power smart” home, thanks to a new program being launched, says Manitoba Hydro. The Power Smart for New Homes program will see Manitoba Hydro partnering with the new home construction industry to increase the energy efficiency of new Manitoba homes.
October 1, 2015 - EPCOR says it has joined three municipalities in the South Bruce region of Ontario to create a new natural gas distribution utility.
September 25, 2015 - Horizon Utilities recently presented CityHousing Hamilton with a $1.6 million cheque, made possible through the Independent Electricity System Operator’s (IESO) saveONenergy program which encourages municipal, commercial and industrial customers to implement projects that will use electricity more efficiently while reducing energy costs and emissions.
September 14, 2015 - SimpTek Technologies and NB Power are launching a pilot project that will see the Fredericton, N.B. company provide real-time data analytics on residential energy use to NB Power on a limited trial basis.
July 29, 2015 - Manitoba Hydro’s says its Power Smart Refrigerator Retirement Program recently saw the 30,000th refrigerator head for retirement and recycling with the collection of a 17-cubic ft Viking refrigerator from Art and Helen Metz of Winnipeg.
July 28, 2015 - Hydro Ottawa says it is empowering residential customers to conserve energy on hot summer days with its latest initiative that uses gamification techniques. The company says it’s the first of its kind in Canada.
July 23, 2015 - Efficiency Nova Scotia is on the lookout for a service provider for its Holiday Light Exchange events. Each year, the organization conducts the events, which focus on community outreach and education on how to use energy better. Two sets of old, incandescent holiday lights are exchanged for one set of LED holiday lights during these exchanges.
July 23, 2015 - Three British Columbia communities in the West Kootenay region will be taking steps to reduce their carbon footprint after a $168,000 investment from the Columbia Basin Trust and FortisBC.
July 22, 2015 - NB Power says New Brunswickers saved money and energy by purchasing nearly 140,000 energy efficient LED bulbs and low-flow showerheads this spring as part of the Smart Habits rebate program, which offered in-store savings on energy efficient products from April 1 to 30, 2015.
July 9, 2015 - PowerStream says it has launched a new pilot, featuring advanced energy management technology, to a limited number of residential customers living in the utility’s service territory around Toronto and central Ontario.
July 6, 2015 - Andrew Swan has nothing but good things to say since he upgraded insulation in his Oak Bay bungalow in Victoria, B.C.
July 6, 2015 - Starting this month, Toronto Hydro has introduced the Ontario Ministry of Energy’s “refreshed” Conservation and Demand Management (CDM) programs.
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3rd Annual Manitoba Building ExpoTue Oct 06, 2015
St. John’s InfraCanada 2015Tue Oct 06, 2015
IES & BCEA Advanced Lighting Seminar 07 October 2015Wed Oct 07, 2015 @ 8:00am - 04:30pm
CIPHEX Roadshow BurnabyThu Oct 15, 2015
CIPHEX Roadshow 2015 EdmontonTue Oct 20, 2015
CIPHEX Roadshow 2015 ReginaThu Oct 22, 2015