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Get Between the Studs winner announced

Roxul and TV host Scott McGillivray have announced the grand prize winner of Roxul’s Get Between the Studs contest: homeowner Mark Pratley of Rockwood, Ont. >> Read full article

Employers positive on hiring plans

Many Canadian employers and job seekers are feeling positive about their prospects. According to CareerBuilder’s mid-year job forecast, 40 per cent of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent staff over the next six months and another 37 per cent plan to hire temporary or contract workers. >> Read full article

Reduced streetlighting doesn’t increase crime or crashes... Probably

“At a time when local authorities need to make spending cuts, our findings show that by carefully assessing risks, streetlighting can be reduced without an increase in car crashes and crime,” said Dr. Phil Edwards, the lead investigator of a study conducted by researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. >> Read full article

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ARCA Canada recycles 500,000 Ontario appliances

ARCA Canada recycles 500,000 Ontario appliances

“Some fridges are long, some fridges are tall, some fridges are wide, but, just like people, what’s important is what’s inside”, said Joe Berta, managing director at ARCA Canada, as the company celebrated the 500,000th Ontario appliance to be decommissioned at the Oakville facility since 2006. >> Learn More…

 
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Fluke’s TiX560 and TiX520 feature 5.7 in. screen

With a 180-degree articulating lens and 5.7 in. touchscreen, the new Fluke TiX560 and TiX520 infrared cameras allow thermographers to navigate over, under, and around objects to preview and capture images. >> Read full article

Global Tech launches Solstice mini retrofit lamps

Global Tech’s new Solstice mini LEDs are AC screw-in, 50W, PAR38 recessed ceiling-retrofit lamps. They come with dimming capabilities and the choice of four colour temperatures and three optical distributions. >> Read full article

Intermatic introduces ET Basic+ Series electronic controls

Intermatic’s ET Basic+ Series of electronic controls offers automated control of interior and exterior lighting, bell ringing, water features, signage and other load consuming equipment, and was designed to meet the needs of schools, small hotels, retail stores, restaurants and small offices. >> Read full article

 
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Niagara Falls InfraCanada 2015

Date & Location: Sept. 18 • Niagara Falls, Ont.
Info: The Infrared Training Center (ITC) and FLIR are hosting InfraCanada one-day conferences across the country, starting in Niagara Falls. Infrared cameras are opening a new world of opportunities allowing thermographers innovative ways to solve technical challenges easier. Interact, learn and network with people who have already been successful in applying the infrared camera and analysis techniques and also receive recertification credits that can be applied to your current ITC certification level. >> More Info

WEEC 2015 World Energy Engineering Congress

Date & Location: Sept. 30-Oct.1 • Orlando, Fla.
Info: Organizers of the 38th World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) say the conference and expo will explore “the complete spectrum” of technologies and services of importance to delegates. WEEC also serves as the annual convention of the Association of Energy Engineers. >> More Info

ASHRAE Energy Modelling Conference 2015

Date & Location: Sept. 30-Oct.3 • Atlanta, Ga.
Info: The conference builds on past ASHRAE Energy Modeling conferences by addressing the industry need for “how to” do certain aspects of energy and building simulation. The conference theme is “Making the Difference with Modeling: From Concept to Facility Management” and covers modeling from start to finish through case study presentations. >> More Info