Products & Solutions
December 9, 2016 - CertainTeed is celebrating its Canadian-made Sustainable Insulation products, which have been awarded EPD verification that indicates conformance with type III environmental declarations set by UL Environment and the International Standards Organization.
November 11, 2016 - Engineered and patented by Synavax, Energy Protect is a water-based clear coating that can be applied over existing structures to provide thermal insulation for energy savings, mould resistance and UV resistance.
August 17, 2016 - CertainTeed Membrain, the continuous air barrier and smart vapour retarder, has received a positive re-evaluation report from the Canadian Construction Materials Centre for its compliance with the National Building Code (NBC) of Canada.
June 9, 2016 - CertainTeed Optima is a closed-cavity system of unbonded, blow-in insulation, suited for providing thermal and sound insulation in sidewalls, cathedral ceilings and other similar spaces.
May 16, 2016 - With the introduction of Roxul Safe, designers, architects and specifiers will now have access to a new line of board insulation products “specifically engineered and produced as a fire-stopping material for commercial, industrial and residential buildings”, according to Roxul.
May 5, 2016 - CertainTeed NoiseReducer batts are 3-1/2-in. thick fiber glass batts designed to reduce sound transmission as well as to provide thermal insulation. The company says these batts are “lightweight, flexible and easy to handle and fabricate on the job site and conform to irregular surfaces”.
February 14, 2017 - Panasonic Appliances Air-Conditioning North America has introduced the latest entry in the ECOi EX series: the 460V unit, designed for commercial use.
February 1, 2017 - Bosch Thermotechnology Corp. has a new line of tankless gas condensing water heaters: the Greentherm 9000 series, which offers nine models for high-efficiency domestic hot water in residential or commercial applications.
January 18, 2017 - Bosch Thermotechnology Corp. has announced a new line of high-efficiency Climate 5000 ductless minisplit heat pump systems, ideal for residential heating and cooling up to 48,000 Btuh and available for single-zone or multi-zone applications.
November 22, 2016 - The Consumer Technology Association has bestowed Bosch Thermotechnology Corp. with one of its 2017 Innovation Awards for the Bosch Greentherm 9900i SER, a model in the new line of tankless condensing water heaters.
October 3, 2016 - Troubleshoot your moisture problems with the FLIR MR160 imaging moisture meter, featuring a laser pointer and internal and external probes.
September 9, 2016 - Dimplex’s latest product, the iBlast hand dryer, uses 1/6th of the energy of a conventional dryer, according to the company, and is designed with an average of 47% recycled materials while offering an airflow of 275 CFM.
February 23, 2017 - Building on the Lighting for Tomorrow Award-winning Landscape LED Accent, WAC Landscape Lighting has unveiled the Landscape Mini Accent.
February 14, 2017 - Douglas Lighting Controls, a member of the Panasonic family of companies, has introduced a complete, stand-alone wireless system to control lights in a variety of commercial applications using Bluetooth wireless technology.
February 2, 2017 - Dialight has developed a new integration connecting its smart LED lighting system to Tridium’s Niagara Framework.
January 25, 2017 - “The way we light spaces, particularly offices and commercial spaces, hasn’t changed for about 30 years,” noted Jake Dyson when we spoke with him back in the fall (2016).
January 20, 2017 - The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) has published a basic guide to applying lighting controls to open office spaces.
January 12, 2017 - Outdoor Lumination has introduced drone technology to provide lighting audits for LED lighting retrofits.
December 9, 2016 - Magnum Energy Solutions, a wireless energy management solution provider, is introducing its newest product for commercial building automation: the cBox or “CloudBox”, a gateway that enables self-powered, wireless devices to communicate with Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT.
October 14, 2016 - An integrated HVAC equipment and building management solution (BMS) is the result of a Schneider Electric and Panasonic partnership, bringing “new levels of HVAC control and energy efficiency to today’s commercial buildings”.
August 31, 2016 - Verdigris, an artificial intelligence company, has announced the arrival of Einstein, a “next-generation” Internet of Things smart sensor and metering solution.
April 22, 2016 - Legrand has added the Wattstopper 0-10V digital room controllers, the LMRC-110 series, to its suite of Digital Lighting Management (DLM) load controllers. These products simplify code mandated multi-level control requirements and integration into intelligent buildings, the company says.
January 26, 2016 - Back in March 2014, we told you about a new method for assessing the individual thermal comfort experienced by different user groups which is intended as part of continually improving the energy efficiency of existing and new construction. Now its developers are seeking partners to commercialize the IoT solution.
December 2, 2015 - Distech Controls has added the EC-Smart-Air to its Allure communicating sensor series.
September 19, 2016 - The Canadian Institute for Energy Training (CIET) is now the sole licensee of the Dollars to $ense energy management workshops in Canada, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) announced.
November 6, 2015 - Insulation manufacturer Roxul Inc. has introduced its Energy Design Center (EDC) online.
November 1, 2014 - “The Home Book: A Complete Guide to Homeowner and Homebuilder Responsibilities” came about as a result of the authors giving expert witness testimony in more than 500 cases alleging defective construction. They noted that the same issues were being tried repeatedly, often with different results.
November 4, 2013 - Now in its fourth year of operation, Schneider Electric says 350,000 users are taking advantage of Energy University—an online, vendor-neutral education tool for energy management. The overall education program that started with Data Centre University has provided energy efficiency education courses to professionals in Canada, as well as 164 other countries around the world. Energy University will be adding new courses over the year and building a new category of industry topics, starting with ISO 50001. WATCH the video below for more information.
July 3, 2013 - Fluke has announced a new Energy Resource Centre, an interactive knowledge base to help facility managers both identify and quantify energy waste. The Fluke resources help users make ROI-based decisions specific to their facility, as well as what data to gather to prioritize energy-saving projects and estimate payoffs. “Saving energy starts with identifying the source of the waste [...] without quantifying the waste, facilities can’t calculate how much the waste is costing or determine whether the solution will pay for itself soon enough to be worthwhile,” said Fluke. Visitors can watch videos and webinars about where energy waste occurs in electrical systems, production processes, and building infrastructures and download ROI examples and checklists for use in their own buildings.
April 23, 2013 - ACEEE (The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy) and New Society Publishers have published the 10th edition of the Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings—with the motto “Save Money, Save the Earth”. According to the Consumer Guide, achieving energy savings in the home is more than replacing older appliances, but rather performing home energy audits and taking advantages of utility’s energy efficiency incentives. With updates to the lighting, home electronics, building envelope, and water heating chapters, the new edition helps homeowners and renters decide which improvements will yield results and help them incorporate energy efficiency into future projects. The book can be ordered directly from New Society Publishers or major retail booksellers.
November 25, 2016 - Schneider Electric is partnering with Vancouver-based BuiltSpace Technologies Corp. to build an integrated platform for communicating real-time operational conditions, service interventions and maintenance costs across multi-site building portfolios.
November 2, 2016 - The RETScreen development team at CanmetEnergy’s Varennes Research Centre has been hard at work to bring you the next generation of RETScreen Clean Energy Management Software.
September 16, 2016 - Enistic, designer and manufacturer of energy meters and monitors, has revealed the latest version of its energy management software, Plato. With over 120 new features, Enistic says Plato v.7 includes an improved user interface, better help and support functionality, as well more tools and reports.
May 30, 2016 - The egridManage web-based dashboard and notification service from Ontario-based egridSmart alerts your energy management team “days in advance of an imminent peak event, enabling the accurate scheduling of a reduction in electricity use down to a single hour.”
July 22, 2015 - Blue Line Innovations is now offering EnergyCloud, a web-based energy portal and mobile app. This is the latest offering for users of the PowerCost monitor to understand their electricity usage through a platform that collects electricity readings from connected homes via the PowerCost Wi-Fi Bridge device.
June 10, 2015 - A new tool for data analysis from energy simulation models across a company’s various building types was unveiled recently at the Canada Green Building Council’s conference in Vancouver.
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ASHRAE: Improving Building Energy Performance Seminar 2017Mon Mar 06, 2017 @ 2:00pm - 05:00pm
CIET's Certified Energy Manager course (Winnipeg)Mon Apr 03, 2017 @ 8:30am - 05:00pm
ROOFTech 2017Tue Apr 25, 2017
Lightfair International (LFI) 2017Sun May 07, 2017
CIET’s Advanced Course on Building Recommissioning (RCx)Tue May 09, 2017 @ 8:30am - 04:30pm
Behaviour Energy and Climate Change 2017Sun Oct 15, 2017