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August 25, 2016
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Sylvania LEDvance launches with multiple solutions for Canadians

“This summer, lamps & luminaires will advance”. That’s the promise displayed on the banner we saw upon entering an exclusive media event hosted by Sylvania to introduce us to its new company name: LEDvance. >> Read full article

Sensors & software expose an appliance’s energy usage

If you want to save on your monthly electric bill, you might buy a new, energy-efficient refrigerator, water heater, clothes dryer, etc. But if you could only replace one of these, which one would you choose? Which replacement gives you the biggest bang for your buck? >> Read full article

Lower energy & improve comfort with HVLS fans

Retailers, commercial facilities, manufacturing plants and virtually any large, open industrial facilities face unique environmental control challenges. Along with HVAC and building management systems (BMS), networked systems of high-volume, low-speed (HVLS) fans can address these problems. >> Read full article

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“The fastest, greenest source of energy is efficiency”

Tricoire: “The fastest, greenest source of energy is efficiency”

Jean-Pascal Tricoire—the global chair and CEO of Schneider Electric—made a rare trip to Toronto several weeks ago; while here, he and Schneider Electric Canada president Juan Macias spoke with several industry editors at an intimate media roundtable to discuss the company’s perspective on global innovation and sustainability, and the trends impacting global energy demands. >> Learn More…

 
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OLED & LED in Olessence from Acuity Brands

Acuity Brands’ Olessence luminaire by Peerless is a new linear suspended lighting solution, balancing OLED and LED technologies, for commercial and professional office spaces. >> Read full article

Columbia Lighting’s LZPT troffer

Columbia Lighting has launched a LED version of its Zero Plenum troffer for restricted plenum spaces: the LZPT. >> Read full article

LED Marker lights from Organic Lighting

Organic Lighting’s Marker lights are in-ground/accent LEDs, either round or square, and contain white or RGB liniLED strips. >> Read full article

 
 Event Calendar 
 

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

Alberta Energy Code for Housing and Small Buildings Course

Date & Location: Sept. 20-Nov. 3, various dates • Across Alberta, online
Info: The Safety Codes Council of Alberta is offering a 1-day course developed for the Alberta Building Code 2014, 9.36. >> More Info

Energy into Action Fall 2016

Date & Location: Sept. 21 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: Spend a day with industry experts and energy professionals exploring new technological innovations and the future state of energy conservation in Ontario at Energy into Action. The event will feature plenary sessions, industry exhibitors, networking and more. >> More Info

Connected+ 2016

Date & Location: Oct. 12-13 • Toronto, Ont.
Info: The 3rd edition of Connected+ 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, speakers and an exhibition. Topics include smart homes, smart energy, home automation, connected condos, and more. >> More Info