October 19, 2018 – Fulham’s Bluetooth Bridge 0-10V LED controller is the first in a new series of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) components designed to connect lighting fixtures and create a wireless ‘mesh’ network.
October 1, 2018 - Cree has introduced what it claims are the lighting industry’s highest-efficacy chip-on-board (COB) LEDs to date that deliver a colour rendering index (CRI) of 90.
September 28, 2018 - Schneider Electric Canada’s power solutions division has released the latest editions of its EcoStruxure power monitoring expert (PME) and power supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) operation software for energy management applications.
September 26, 2018 — Fulham has released the Vizion DC retrofit engines, which are suitable for retrofitting wall and ceiling-mounted luminaires with or without plastic or glass lenses.
September 26, 2018 — Thermon Group Holdings’ TraceNet Genesis control and monitoring system is an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform for managing heat trace circuit performance on process lines, tanks and instrumentation.
September 20, 2018 - Building on the success of its earlier PowerLogic ION7650 meter, Schneider Electric Canada has introduced the ION9000, which it claims is more accurate than any other power quality (PQ) meter on the market.
September 19, 2018 - Scale Computing has partnered with Schneider Electric’s APC division to jointly develop a ‘micro data centre in a box’ for power management and other applications across North America.
September 12, 2018 — Eaton recently announced the second generation of its Neo-Ray Define recessed and perimeter slot linear luminaires. The company has also added two new Corelite products to its architectural portfolio, Corelite Hugo and Corelite Continua.
September 12, 2018 — Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Power Monitoring Expert (PME) is an edge control software addition to its IoT-enabled EcoStruxure Power architecture and edge control portfolio.
August 29, 2018 — MaxLite recently introduced LED LiteBars, compact and linkable bars suitable for under cabinet, toe kick, cove, display, wall washing and other indirect lighting applications. The lights can be linked for continuous runs up to 40 feet long.
August 29, 2018 — A-Light’s Aerial product has been selected for inclusion in the 2018 IES Progress Report, an annual publication dedicated to recognizing significant contributions to the lighting industry.
August 15, 2018 — Ledtronics has added a UL-listed, surface-mount addition to its line-up of low-profile LED canopy lights for indoor and outdoor lighting applications.
November 27, 2017 - ISO 50001 “Energy management” is being updated; a new draft was approved this month, and the next edition of ISO 50001 is being published in 2018.
March 6, 2017 - The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) in the United States released a new energy management guide for polyphase induction motors: NEMA MG 10-2017 - Energy Management Guide for Selection and Use of Fixed Frequency Medium AC Squirrel-Cage Polyphase Induction Motors.
February 15, 2017 - Preliminary results show more than 30% energy savings can be achieved using the 2016 version of ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2016, according to recent analysis conducted by Pacific Northwest National Laboratories (PNNL) in support of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building Energy Codes Program.
January 6, 2017 - The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) says it applauds the publication of the new Energy Efficiency Regulations, 2016 – Amendment 13, by Natural Resources Canada, as it will "increase energy performance for many household appliances", including refrigerators and freezers, clothes washers and dryers, dishwashers and room air-conditioners.
November 17, 2016 - Recognizing the amount of energy used by the residential building sector, ASHRAE and IES (Illuminating Engineering Society) say they are revising their residential energy standard with a goal of making it 50% more efficient than the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code.
October 25, 2016 - “These changes to the building code ensure that the amount of energy used by homeowners and businesses will be permanently reduced, and the savings will continue into the future,” said Minister Shannon Phillips of Alberta’s announcement that it has updated or adopted seven new codes, all of which include energy efficiency improvements.
October 3, 2016 - Members of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA in the U.S.) Motor & Generator Section and the European Committee of Manufacturers of Electrical Machines & Power Electronics (CEMEP) say they have a “new direction for global motor efficiency standards”.
August 5, 2016 - A proposed joint standard from ASHRAE and the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) that establishes practices for conducting and reporting energy audits is open for an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) public review from August 5 - September 19, 2016.
July 12, 2016 - About 600 changes were introduced in the 2015 editions of the National Model Construction Codes, now known as Codes Canada.
July 11, 2016 - Ontario’s new Climate Change Action Plan promises to ensure proceeds from the province’s recently finalized cap-and-trade program are invested “in a transparent and accountable way” back into projects that will help households and businesses save on their energy costs while reducing greenhouse gas pollution.
June 15, 2016 - It was five years ago ISO 50001 (Energy Management Systems – requirements with guidance for use, specifies requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and improving an energy management system) was first published. The standard helps organizations improve energy performance and reducing energy costs.
May 5, 2016 - The Government of Canada says it is taking “tangible steps to protect the environment and improve energy efficiency [...] by undertaking important updates to the Energy Efficiency Regulations”.
February 16, 2018 — The Home Energy Conservation program, delivered by Enbridge Gas, in partnership with the Government of Ontario and the Save on Energy program, allows homeowners to earn up to $5,000 for installing energy efficiency upgrades.
December 11, 2017 — The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) recently announced it will be introducing new consumer rebates for homeowners, funded by the Green Ontario Fund (GreenON).
September 25, 2017 - NB Power is offering a new incentive program for energy-efficient lighting upgrades for small business and commercial buildings.
August 28, 2017 • You’ve upgraded lighting for energy efficiency, and look for efficiency when new assets are needed. You don’t have immediate plans to put in a new boiler or windows, but you want to keep moving your facility ahead. Now what?
August 15, 2017 - Owners of electrically heated homes in New Brunswick can now participate in the Home Insulation Energy Savings Program by arranging a home energy evaluation for $99 (+HST).
May 17, 2017 - Alectra Utilities has presented The Wellington retirement and long-term care residence in Hamilton, Ont. with an $18,000 incentive cheque following its most recent lighting retrofit project.
May 9, 2017 - SaskPower says its new online energy efficiency assessment tool helps residential customers understand their energy usage and provides recommendations on how they could become more energy-efficient.
April 20, 2017 - The Bradford, Ont.-based Galata Chemicals plant was recognized recently by Alectra Utilities for reducing its electricity consumption by 28% through the utility’s Save on Energy Retrofit program.
March 15, 2017 - Alectra Utilities has announced it is "Canada’s first electricity distribution company to earn the ISO 50001 Energy Management System Certification from the International Organization for Standardization".
October 26, 2016 - BC Hydro says British Columbians looking to maximize their electricity savings this winter and make smart energy choices, can save hundreds of dollars on some of the most energy-efficient appliances.
October 5, 2016 - SaskPower’s Retail Discount Program has returned from now until November 30, 2016, providing ways for customers to save money on bills.
September 29, 2016 - Manitoba Hydro says its newest Power Smart promotion means more savings in energy and money.
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