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.
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.
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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”.
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AESP Summer Conference 2017
August 29-31, 2017
Behaviour Energy and Climate Change 2017
October 15-18, 2017
The Buildings Show 2017
November 29-1, 2017