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Saskatchewan using Federal Gas Tax to support 42 energy systems

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.

New Philips Lighting Concept Centre set up as a series of vignettes

After about a year of construction, the Philips Lighting Concept Centre (LCC) in Markham, Ont., is officially open.
Featured News 

Peel Memorial Centre scores $523K cheque for energy-efficient design

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. » Read full article

RECALL: Uberhaus model SW52-SN-R5W1 ceiling fan

Rona Inc. is voluntarily recalling Uberhaus brand ceiling fans bearing model number SW52-SN-R5W1 (or product number 89325003), Health Canada has announced, due to a manufacturing defect that could lead to a fire. » Read full article
Counterfeit UL Mark

WARNING: Counterfeit UL Marks on LED driver SAA130045EA

UL has identified an LED driver—which may have been sold separately or packaged with an LED light kit—bearing a counterfeit UL Mark. » Read full article
Events Calendar 

AESP Summer Conference

Date & Location: August 29-31 • Toronto
Info: The Association of Energy Services Professionals’ Summer Conference will gather experts to speak about “technological game changers, new program ideas and policy changes” that frame the conversation around the future of the utility and sources of energy savings.
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Behaviour, Energy & Climate Change Conference

Date & Location: Oct. 15-18 • Sacramento, Calif.
Info: The Behaviour, Energy & Climate Change Conference (BECC) is an international conference focused on understanding human behaviour and decision-making, presented by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and the Berkeley Energy & Climate Institute (BECI).
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