March 20, 2017 - Three new boilers at Eagle Park Lodge in Qualicum Beach, B.C. will save about $17,000 annually in costs, the Vancouver Island Health Authority reports, and in recognition of this reduction, FortisBC has awarded Island Health a $30,000 incentive for the boiler upgrade.
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.
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.
February 1, 2017 - Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) have struck a strategic, five-year partnership to test processes, technologies and program delivery models to accelerate the adoption of conservation and demand management (CDM) solutions by Ontario’s public sector.
January 18, 2017 - More “modern and sustainable” facilities at Ontario’s Wilfrid Laurier University are in the pipe, thanks to recent government funds.
December 19, 2016 - Thanks to an extended, three-year funding commitment from ENMAX, the Energizing Spaces Fund can continue to help Calgary’s community centres and outdoor spaces upgrade to more energy-efficient solutions, announced the Federation of Calgary Communities.
November 28, 2016 - The EIFS Council of Canada (ECC) has announced its inaugural Architectural Design Awards Program to honour design professionals and firms that incorporate EIFS (Exterior Insulation Finish Systems) products into “innovative and creative built projects”.
November 24, 2016 - The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) recently published a white paper discussing new requirements that help reduce energy consumption in commercial buildings: NEMA WD ARCP 1-2016 Automatic Receptacle Control to Meet ASHRAE 90.1-2010.
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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.
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.
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 3, 2016 - Members of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA in the U.S.) Motor & Generator Section and the European Committee of Manufacturers of Electrical Machines & Power Electronics (CEMEP) say they have a “new direction for global motor efficiency standards”.
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