June 29, 2017 - After about a year of construction, the Philips Lighting Concept Centre (LCC) in Markham, Ont., is officially open. Energy-Manager.ca was there for the ribbon-cutting ceremony, which was carried out by Frank Scarpitti, Mayor of Markham, Mike Gentile, president & CEO of Philips Lighting Canada, and Ellen Godson, senior manager for Philips Lighting University.
June 20, 2017 - Energy managers are trained to find energy savings, identify smart energy investments, secure financial incentives while chasing competitive advantage. Can your business afford not to hire one?
June 14, 2017 - During the 8th Clean Energy Ministerial Summit (CEM8) in Beijing, Ledvance committed to selling 2.5 billion LED lamps by 2023 as part of the Global Lighting Challenge.
April 10, 2017 - At the recent Philips Lighting “Beyond Illumination” event in Vancouver, guests were able to experience the latest in lighting via interactive displays that showcased the company’s offerings for retail, hospitality, city and office applications.
Published in Electrical & Lighting
March 15, 2017 - Everyone in the Province of Ontario knows electricity costs have gone through the roof. Electricity customers of all sizes have been complaining bitterly about costs and their impact on their livelihood and way of life. Significant numbers of people who have been worried about paying their electricity bill are now angry.
March 6, 2017 - The federal government says it is reaching out to Canadians for their views on plans to update minimum energy performance standards for products such as furnaces, water heaters, vending machines and ceiling fans.
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.
Published in Codes / Standards
November 4, 2016 - “By embarking on this important initiative, the [Canada Green Building Council] is providing the market with a state-of-the-art guideline and, soon, the third-party verification and support required to make net zero carbon buildings a reality in the near future,” said president & CEO Thomas Mueller of CaGBC’s release of a Zero Carbon Buildings Framework.
November 3, 2016 - John Keating has joined the team at Cristal Controls as the Ontario regional manager.
October 28, 2016 - “Even large power consumers need creative energy management solutions on a tight budget,” was the premise behind Digital Engineering’s Ben MacKay’s presentation at yesterday’s ION/PowerLogic Users Group Conference 2016 in Toronto. His session “Shoestrings and duck tape” was, I think, one to which many can relate.
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.
Published in Codes / Standards
October 25, 2016 - Campbell Window Film, recognized by 3M as the 2015 National Window Film Dealer of the Year in the States, has announced that after installing 3M window film throughout the Howard Hughes Centre, which consists of five commercial buildings in Los Angeles, annual energy consumption is expected to be reduced by over 10%—2,059,195 kWh in yearly energy savings.
October 18, 2016 - As of today, Eaton is accepting entries for the 40th annual Source Awards lighting design competition, and has also increased the number and value of the awards given to professional and student winners.
October 17, 2016 - The Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem is still evolving, Mike Kraus of ipCapital Group told a small crowd gathered last week at the 3rd Annual Connected+ Conference & Expo in Toronto. There are multiple markets, platform fragmentation, lack of interoperability and many other challenges, he continued, which means collaboration and finding the right partners is key.
October 13, 2016 - Does your organization have an ISO 50001-certified energy management system? If so, sharpen your pencil and get ready to compete for prestigious awards from the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM)!
September 6, 2016 - “We are more than just two businesses that have come together—we are now one team uniquely positioned to create value,” said Alex Molinaroli, chair and CEO of Johnson Controls, which began operations today as a newly formed company following the completion of its merger with Tyco.
August 23, 2016 - Veridian Connections—a municipally owned electric utility in Ontario—recently recognized some of its business customers for achieving outstanding electricity conservation results in 2015. Congratulations to the following “Conservation Champions”:
Published in Utilities
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