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Manitoba Hydro offering 50% rebate on LED bulbs

If you live in Manitoba, get your hands on some LEDs before April 12! Manitoba Hydro is offering 50% off the purchase price of Energy Star-certified LED bulbs. >> Read full article

Downward trend in job quality

Job quality in Canada is now at a record low and showing little sign it will turn around in the near future. According to a new report, the country shows declines in all measures and indicates a drop in job quality that is more structural than cyclical in nature. >> Read full article

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Acuity and Sensity smart lighting solutions to improve energy conservation

Acuity and Sensity smart lighting solutions to improve energy conservation

Acuity Brands Inc. says it has formed a strategic partnership with Sensity Systems (light sensory networks) in which the two plan to create a joint solution that “further transforms energy-efficient LED lighting into a smart, connected platform for the Industrial Internet of Things” (IIoT). >> Learn More…


Litetronics expands LED troffer retrofit-kit

A new 2-in. x 2-in. LED retrofit kit expands Litetronics’ patent-pending system that converts conventional T8 or T12 U-shape fluorescent ceiling troffers to more energy-efficient linear LEDs. >> Read full article

New BETB Guide helps designers cut energy use

The Building Envelope Thermal Bridging (BETB) Guide explains how to minimize energy leakage for building planners, specifically how to reduce thermal bridging. >> Read full article

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Eaton's Night Falcon floodlight flies onto market

Eaton's Night Falcon floodlight flies onto market

Eaton’s new Night Falcon has left the nest. The Lumark Night Falcon LED floodlight luminaire can be used in general area, building facade, wall wash and large sign lighting applications in commercial and industrial exterior environments. >> Learn more...

 Event Calendar 

MCEE (Mécanex/Climatex/Expolectriq/Éclairage)

Date & Location: April 22-23 • Montreal, Que.
Info: Touted as Canada’s largest plumbing, HVAC&R, hydronic, electrical and lighting expo, MCEE (Mécanex/Climatex/Expolectriq/Éclairage) returns to Place Bonaventure in Montreal, Que. >> More Info

Energy Efficiency Global Forum 2015

Date & Location: May 12-13, 2015 • Washington, D.C.
Info: Organized by the Alliance to Save Energy (and endorsed by the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance) EE Global is an invitation only-opportunity to join executives and policymakers from across sectors, disciplines and borders for two days with the goal of integrating “effective policies and business practices into actionable plans for the next generation of energy efficiency”. >> More Info

Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance 20th Anniversary Dinner and Tribute

Date & Location: May 20 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance is hosting its 20th anniversary dinner and tribute to celebrate the group’s advocacy work in energy efficiency, recognize industry champions and highlight plans for the future. >> More Info

FCM 2015 Annual Conference & Tradeshow

Date & Location: June 5-8 • Edmonton, Alta.
Info: Organizers of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ upcoming annual conference and tradeshow say the event is shaping up to be the best ever. Join FCM in Edmonton and network with nearly 2000 municipal leaders. >> More Info

ASHRAE 2015 Annual Conference

Date & Location: June 27-July 1 • Atlanta, Ga.
Info: Founded in 1894, ASHRAE members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability. The 2015 Annual Conference in Atlanta will have “a strong focus on the design, construction and operation of high-performance buildings”, said David Claridge, conference chair. >> More Info