April 6, 2018 — Energy Star certification is now available in Canada for commercial and institutional buildings.
December 13, 2017 - Energy is in the headlines every day. Rising electricity rates. Climate targets. Carbon taxes. It’s understandable when corporate leaders shake their heads and say, “Burning energy is just a cost of doing business. All we can do is pay our utility bills each month.”
November 27, 2017 - ISO 50001 “Energy management” is being updated; a new draft was approved this month, and the next edition of ISO 50001 is being published in 2018.
Published in Codes / Standards
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.
Published in Electrical & Lighting
October 11, 2017 - The global awards program that recognizes organizations for their energy management achievements and use of ISO 50001 to address energy and climate challenges is now accepting entries for 2018.
September 24, 2017 - CHU de Quebec-Université Laval has received the Wayne McLellan Award, which recognizes institutions that have completed the best capital, energy efficiency or environmental projects.
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.
Published in Electrical & Lighting
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.
Published in Training & Education
September 7, 2017 - Energy-Manager.ca is pleased to welcome two new members to the team: Jacquie Rankin and Ellen Cools.
August 28, 2017 • You’ve upgraded lighting for energy efficiency, and look for efficiency when new assets are needed. You don’t have immediate plans to put in a new boiler or windows, but you want to keep moving your facility ahead. Now what?
Published in Utilities
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 29, 2017 - Alectra Utilities’ Conservation team says it is “proud to have collaborated” with William Osler Health System (Brampton, Ont.) in the design of its new facility, resulting in energy savings of over 3.2 million kWh per year, and electrical demand savings of 856 kW.
June 29, 2017 - Under the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF), over $2.3 million is expected to support 42 community energy systems projects in 35 communities across Saskatchewan this this year, primarily for energy-saving building retrofits.
June 21, 2017 - For both patient comfort and energy conservation, Cypress Envirosystems reports a total of 1625 wireless pneumatic thermostats (WPTs) have been installed at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, controlling 780,000 sf throughout 12 buildings, including:
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.
June 14, 2017 - Aircuity—a maker of smart automated airside solutions—reports its airside efficiency platform has been included in a Saskatoon retrofit project by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC).
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.
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