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June 16, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: FortisBC commends Efficiency in Action winners
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Set point adjustments save energy in refrigeration

How valuable would it be for your business to cut the energy use of an industrial refrigeration plant by 30% while supporting the same load? To do so with a short payback? What if incentives halved the payback? >> Read full article

CEM7 launches campaign to boost ISO 50001

An international assembly of energy leaders attending the 7th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) have launched the Energy Management Campaign, a high-level international effort to promote ISO 50001, the global energy management system standard. The campaign aims to achieve 50,001 global certifications to ISO 50001 by 2020. >> Read full article

Whirlpool, Manitoba Hydro, and others win Energy Star Canada Awards 2016

Natural Resources Canada is extending a big Bravo to 16 organizations for winning the 2016 Energy Star Canada Awards. The awards recognize those that have demonstrated excellence in offering Canadian consumers the most energy-efficient products and technology available on the market. They are presented to manufacturers, retailers, utility providers, advocates, and new homebuilders. >> Read full article

 
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FortisBC commends Efficiency in Action winners

FortisBC commends Efficiency in Action winners

FortisBC has recognized 10 British Columbia organizations with Efficiency in Action awards for their “dedication to conserving energy”, as they have collectedly “saved enough natural gas to heat close to 150 homes and electricity to power close to 340 homes for a year.” >> Learn More…

 
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Soraa boasts ambient LED luminaires: Gable & Barrel

Soraa has announced two “minimalist ambient” LED luminaire series—the Gable and Barrel—which are suited for office, healthcare and retail applications. >> Read full article

More accurate scheduling with egridSmart’s egridManage

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.” >> Read full article

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 Event Calendar 
 

2016 BOMA International Annual Conference

Date & Location: June 25-28 • Washington, D.C.
Info: The 2016 BOMA International Annual Conference is focused on best practices and emerging trends or issues, advancements and challenges the commercial real estate industry faces. It attracts over 3000 commercial real estate professionals, organizers say. The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is a federation of 91 BOMA U.S. associations and 17 international affiliates. >> More Info

ASHRAE 2016 conference

Date & Location: June 25-29 • St. Louis, Mo.
Info: The ASHRAE 2016 Annual Conference will get underway at America’s Center Convention Complex and Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel. “A new ‘Smart Building Systems’ track for this conference addresses the revolution in information technology applied to the built environment,” said Tom Kuehn, conference program chair. Organizers say the event will attract some 2500 conference attendees and meeting participants. >> More Info

AEE Southern Ontario September Chapter Meeting

Date & Location: Sept. 14 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: The Association of Energy Engineers - Southern Ontario Chapter is hosting its September chapter meeting on September 14, 2016. All AEESOC meetings are hosted at the Toronto Congress Centre at 650 Dixon Rd. >> More Info

Connected+ 2016

Date & Location: Oct. 12-13 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: The 3rd edition of Connected+ hits the Arcadian Loft in Toronto on Oct. 12-13, 2016. This show is “tailored to meet the industry’s need for a unified and collaborative forum, that paves the way to success in the Internet of Things”. The event features technical workshops, a slew of speakers and an exhibition. Topics include smart homes, smart energy, home automation, connected condos, and more. >> More Info