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Verdantix names leaders in energy management software

In the global market for building energy management software, eight firms have what it takes to be “market leaders,” according to a new report from independent research firm Verdantix. >> Read full article

Rodan Energy acquires Energent

Rodan Energy Solutions, a demand response and smart grid solutions provider, has acquired Energent Inc., a North American energy management information systems (EMIS) provider. >> Read full article

International Energy Manager win goes to B.C. man

The Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) recently handed out its International Awards at the 38th World Energy Engineering Congress to recognize important work being done in the energy sector. Congratulations to Andrew Cooper of British Columbia who was awarded “International Energy Manager of the Year”. >> Read full article

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BCIT team gives out energy ‘prescriptions’ in pilot

Green doctors calling at BCIT

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)’s green team wanted to inspire hundreds of staff across their Burnaby campus to cut power use. Through an Office Doctors campaign, they trained a group of 28 staff volunteers (“doctors”), who then took the message out to the larger staff community (“patients”) across BCIT. >> Learn More…


FLIR’s T1K thermal camera

FLIR Systems says it has released the T1K series of HD thermal inspection cameras with “an intuitive yet simple hybrid-touch” user interface. T1K cameras feature new hardware, software, and optical designs, each tailored to take advantage of the new 1024 X 768 HD-IR detector, FLIR says. >> Read full article

Enlighted launches web tools Aire and Space

Enlighted Inc. has launched two web applications: Enlighted Aire—a tool that provides demand-driven heating and/or cooling control—and Enlighted Space—for visualization and reporting of building utilization. >> Read full article

Eaton’s Home Generator Calculator determines backup power needs

Eaton has announced its Home Generator Sizing Calculator, a “user- and mobile-friendly intuitive, interactive web tool” that allows homeowners and contractors to identify backup power needs. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

CIPHEX Roadshow 2015 St. John’s

Date & Location: Nov. 18 • St. John’s, N.L.
Info: The one-day trade shows and seminars that make up the CIPHEX Roadshow are touring across Canada this fall, hitting St. John’s, N.L. on Nov. 18, 2015. The event showcases plumbing, HVAC, hydronic and water treatment products and gives plumbing and heating contractors, wholesalers, government representatives, engineers, technicians and other industry professionals the opportunity to meet with manufacturers and learn about new technologies. >> More Info

Energy 2015: Energy Opportunities in Changing Times

Date & Location: Nov. 23 • Mississauga, Ont.
Info: Join Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME Ontario) for Energy 2015: Energy Opportunities in Changing Times, which will highlight opportunities to improve Ontario’s competitiveness from an energy perspective. >> More Info

The Buildings Show 2015

Date & Location: Dec. 2-4 • Toronto
Info: Organizers claim The Buildings Show is “North America’s largest exposition, networking and educational event for design, construction and real estate”, as it encompasses six shows under one roof, including Construct Canada, PM Expo and IIDEXCanada. Hosted at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, the 2014 instalment featured around 1600 exhibits and 350 seminars and demonstrations, delivering the latest in products, technologies, best practices and applications. >> More Info

ACEEE Intelligent Efficiency Conference 2015

Date & Location: Dec. 6-8 • Boston, Mass.
Info: The second annual ACEEE Intelligent Efficiency Conference is in Boston, Mass. at the Westin Waterfront. The conference brings together “energy efficiency and technology innovators and thought leaders to discuss evolving markets, to work on new policies and efficiency program strategies, and to explore new opportunities for energy savings.” >> More Info