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September 12, 2018 - Canadian students are among the 10 international teams that have been selected to compete in the final round of Schneider Electric's 2018 Go Green in the City competition, which solicits case studies about energy innovations for 'smart cities.'
September 12, 2018 — Recent changes to Canada's Energy Efficiency Regulations are widening the efficiency gap between fluorescent and LED lighting technologies, reports BC Hydro.
September 11, 2018 - Energy management is changing. Once-simple meters have been replaced by highly technical and connected systems that enable ‘smart’ buildings and give you greater control—but the sheer number of options can often feel overwhelming.
September 11, 2018 - Various terms are used in relation to collecting and processing energy consumption data. Some of the more common include sub-metering, energy management information system (EMIS), monitoring and targeting (M&T) and measurement and verification (M&V). Although these terms relate to overlapping activities, they are not equivalent with respect to their content, cost and, most importantly, value for business. As such, understanding the distinctions between them can mean the difference between achieving massive savings or adding a maintenance headache.
September 11, 2018 - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE), has joined the Eclipse Foundation and developed Volttron open-source software to offer a new 'operating system' (OS) for energy management and building control.
September 10, 2018 - The blistering hot weather this summer has brought more than sweltering temperatures; electricity markets have heated up, as well. Here’s how it has played out in four markets.
September 10, 2018 - 3M Canada has appointed Lars Hanseid president and general manager (GM), retroactively effective July 1, 2018. He succeeds Mojdeh Poul, who is now executive vice-president (EVP) of 3M's safety and graphics business group.
September 7, 2018 - Global annual spending on energy-efficient building technologies for health-care facilities is forecast to reach US$6.4 billion by 2027, according to a new report.
August 30, 2018 - Schneider Electric has announced it will relocate its Edmonton operations to a larger, newly constructed facility in March 2019, to accommodate the energy management and automation provider’s anticipated two per cent year-over-year growth in Western Canada.
August 29, 2018 — The government of Canada recently announced an investment of $350,000 for a project at Carleton University that will help the construction industry design more energy-efficient and high-performing buildings.
August 27, 2018 — At the Canadian Industry Partnership for Energy Conservation (CIPEC) Leadership Awards, five participants in BC Hydro’s strategic energy management program for industrial customers won awards.
August 27, 2018 — Condominium developer Tridel has unveiled its first smart condominium at Ten York, a newly completed 69-storey community in Toronto’s downtown core.
August 27, 2018 — The speciality products division of DowDuPont recently opened a new manufacturing facility in Burley, Idaho. The new facility will produce Styrofoam brand XPS insulation products with Bluedge polymeric flame retardant technology.
While smart technologies and buildings can help large and small power consumers alike save energy, this year’s Energy Summit focused on energy management solutions, best practices, leadership and innovation.
August 3, 2018 — Manitoba Hydro says it is taking steps to address unusually high estimated bills for some customers where the escalation can’t be explained by increased cooling needs thanks to high summer temperatures.

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