Written by Anthony Capkun Thursday, 16 May 2013 23:04
May 16, 2013 - The City of Guelph and Guelph Hydro hosted a Transatlantic Urban Climate Dialogue workshop to discuss community energy projects and the impact they have on economic development.
Written by Anthony Capkun Wednesday, 15 May 2013 20:38
May 15, 2013 - The Minto Group—an Ottawa-based real estate, development, construction and property management company—says it has been selected as one of five building partners in Natural Resources Canada’s (NRCan) ecoEnergy Innovation Initiative (ecoEII), led by Owens Corning Canada.
Written by Anthony Capkun Wednesday, 15 May 2013 19:09
May 15, 2013 - The budget for energy efficiency grants will increase by more than $300,000, says the government of Prince Edward Island, as the Office of Energy Efficiency (OEE) moves away from issuing loans to focus on its other programs.
Written by Alyssa Dalton Monday, 13 May 2013 16:03
May 13, 2013 - Hydro One Brampton recently recognized 78 of the city’s businesses for their energy-saving efforts at the 8th Annual Commercial & Industrial Information Breakfast on April 16.
Written by Anthony Capkun Friday, 10 May 2013 12:33
May 10, 2013 - Ontario’s premier, Kathleen Wynne, was in Parry Sound today highlighting several strategies that, she says, will create jobs, grow Northern economies and “help people in their everyday lives”. Of particular interest is the Northern Industrial Electricity Rate (NIER) program.
Written by Anthony Capkun Thursday, 09 May 2013 20:44
May 9, 2013 - Scotiabank—in partnership with Green Living Enterprises—today announced the nine finalists of the 2013 Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards: a Canada-wide awards program recognizing businesses, innovators and students for excellence in the development of home energy efficiency products, services and solutions.
Written by Anthony Capkun Saturday, 04 May 2013 20:29
May 4, 2013 - The NSERC Smart Net-zero Energy Buildings Strategic Network (SNEBRN)—a nationwide university initiative headquartered at Concordia—has just received $1 million in new funding from NRCan (Natural Resources Canada) to help it conduct further research and testing of building technologies.
Written by Alyssa Dalton Thursday, 02 May 2013 09:38
Written by Alyssa Dalton Wednesday, 01 May 2013 15:40
May 1, 2013 - In the report, Engaging as Partners: Introducing Utilities to the Energy Efficiency Needs of Multifamily Buildings and Their Owners, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and CNT Energy examine the factors that contribute to effective energy efficiency program design for multifamily buildings. The report also recommends strategies that can help utilities design and implement energy-efficiency programs to attract multifamily building owners and achieve significant energy savings.
Written by Alyssa Dalton Tuesday, 30 April 2013 13:45
April 30, 2013 - Techniques for energy-efficient upgrades were on display at this year’s NAIT Capstone Applied Research Project Symposium. The annual symposium is an opportunity for students of the Alberta polytechnics’ Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management (BTech) program to showcase real-world solutions to problems posed by industry sponsors.
Written by Alyssa Dalton Tuesday, 30 April 2013 13:05
April 30, 2013 - Hydro Ottawa is challenging local small businesses to become more energy-efficient through the saveONenergy Small Business Challenge, which offers eligible small businesses a free energy assessment, up to $1,500 in energy efficient lighting upgrades and/or a free touch screen programmable thermostat.
Written by Anthony Capkun Monday, 29 April 2013 14:51
April 29, 2013 - Global energy management player Schneider Electric recently announced the Xperience Efficiency series of events kicking off in June to collaborate and share knowledge with customers, partners and governments on how to solve energy and sustainability challenges.