Savvy about smart grid? Enter Siemens Smart Grid Technology Innovation Contest
Siemens is holding a worldwide contest to identify five top sustainable business or technology proposals “to help the world become a better place”. Think you have what it takes?
CLICK HERE for contest details.
Five Canadian stops left on GE Lighting tour!
GE is leading a Lighting Revolution across North America—a “movement of innovation founded on GE’s greatest breakthroughs in lighting technology to date”, it describes. There are still a few Canadian dates left on the 47-city tour. READ...
EMerge Alliance introduces new registered products and members at this year’s Lightfair
The EMerge Alliance has announced that 22 additional products are now compliant with the EMerge Alliance initial standard covering the Occupied Space in commercial buildings. In addition, 16 new members have joined the organization. READ more here.
New school deemed one of Newfoundland and Labrador’s most eco-friendly schools
Last month, Newfoundland and Labrador welcomed Elizabeth Park Elementary, the second elementary school to open this year in the Paradise community. It is one of four new schools constructed in the province to be heated with a ground source heat pump, meeting the objectives of the Provincial Energy Plan.
CLICK HERE to read its other energy-efficiency features.
Public input wanted on Residential Energy Standard draft
ASHRAE and IES want your input on their draft of the Standard 90.2, Energy Efficient Design of Low-Rise Residential Buildings, which they describe as providing minimum requirements for the energy-efficient design of residential buildings. But the deadline is fast approaching! READ more details here.
Update on Newfoundland and Labrador’s new Energy Rebate
The Newfoundland and Labrador government has announced that the new Energy Rebate, that would enable the 8% provincial portion of HST on home energy purchases to be refunded to residential bill payers, is a step closer to reality. CLICK HERE to read more.
Caledon–the greenest town in Ontario?
Dubbing itself the ‘Greenest town in Ontario,’ the town of Caledon says it has implemented measures that have reduced the energy consumption and costs for the town through its recent partnership with 360 Energy Inc. But is Caledon really that energy-efficient? You be the judge–CLICK HERE to read more.
ASHRAE proposes changes to Green Building Standard
Five proposed addenda to Standard 189.1-2009, Standard for the Design of High-Performance, Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, have been proposed to help reduce heat and subsequent energy use on building sites. The proposed addenda are currently open for public comment. READ...