Products & Solutions
September 24, 2017 - Dow Building Solutions—a global business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products—introduced a water-based, one-component sealant foam technology for improving air sealing performance by creating a gasket between drywall and framing: Great Stuff Pro Gasket.
April 6, 2017 - DuPont Protection Solutions is celebrating the 50th anniversary of DuPont Tyvek, a nonwoven material used in building enclosure applications.
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.
June 12, 2017 - Exair’s new digital flowmeters with wireless capability use a Zigbee mesh network protocol to measure and monitor your compressed air use, trends and historical data.
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.
November 3, 2017 — Hubbell Lighting has announced that Litecontrol is launching a new portfolio of architectural-grade products as part of its “reinvigoration” of the “SAE” (Simple, Affordable, Efficient) Program.
October 27, 2017 — Dent Instruments has replaced its PowerScout 24 submeter with two new multi-circuit power submeters: PowerScout 12 HD and PowerScout 48 HD. The two models monitor voltage, current, power, energy and other electrical parameters on multiple single and/or three-phase systems. The products come equipped with a USB port for quick setup and an optional local display for diagnostics and reading real-time values. Standard Serial RS-485 and Ethernet communications are also available in the same unit. Using the USB port and ViewPoint HD software, users can toggle between communication methods, protocols and other parameters in the field. Both meters meet ANSI C-12.20-2010 Class 0.2 revenue grade standards for accuracy.
October 27, 2017 — Litetronics’ new family of standard and premium LED flat panels are available in 2 x 4 ft, 2 x 2 ft and 1 x 4 ft versions that offer up to 125 lumens per watt. The panels are also offered in 30, 40, and 50W versions and surface or suspension-mount configurations, with a range of colour temperatures and feature 0-10V dimming. The company says they are ideal for use in drop ceilings with compact plenums because of their low-profile design. Featuring a thin lighting surface, steel backing and aluminum-assembly frame, the fixtures offer a powerful heat sink that minimizes downward heat dissipation.
October 2, 2017 — Literonics’ new 4- and 8-foot LED strip fixtures offer 130-145 lumens per watt (LPW) and a 100,000-hour rated life. Incorporating a diffuser lens that ensures uniform light, the fixtures provide evenly distributed, low-glare Illumination, the company says.
September 8, 2017 - Legrand announced at CEDIA 2017 that it will integrate its On-Q radiant RF lighting control and wi-fi ready lighting systems with QMotion motorized window shade control. Legrand acquired QMotion Advanced Shading Systems in 2015.
September 7, 2017 — WAC Lighting introduces the DUO AC 120V LED light bar with colour option, which features a “nearly 100 percent efficient reflector,” the company says. According to WAC, this reflector diffuses the light from the LED sources inside the mixing chamber to create evenly distributed illumination.
March 14, 2017 - Magnum Energy Solutions has released eBox 2.0, a BACnet integration gateway for lighting, HVAC, plug loads as well as metering.
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.
September 7, 2017 - The Canadian Institute for Energy Training (CIET)—a provider of energy management and energy efficiency training, as well as certification programs—has published its Fall 2017 training calendar, with courses available in both English and French.
April 20, 2017 - LEDs are extremely versatile, making them the go-to light source when retrofitting existing lamps and luminaires. However, dimming them requires careful co-ordination of lamps, drivers and controls to ensure proper performance.
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.
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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