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EIFS Council of Canada launches 2017-2018 Architectural Design Awards Program

The Awards Program is open to all architects, architectural firms, builders or design professionals that have designed and completed a building located in Canada that utilizes EIFS. Applicants can submit their projects in one of five categories.

Want to be energy efficient? Set building-specific reduction targets

Robert Bradley aims to reduce Fraser Health’s energy use per square foot by 15% by 2020. Fraser Health administers 12 hospitals and several residential facilities/treatment centres. The size, age and energy intensity of each building varies. Bradley says these differences pushed him to set customized energy reduction targets.

Danfoss names Richard Hatcher head of sales for its heating business

Hatcher’s responsibilities will extend throughout the Americas. He will now be responsible for advancing Danfoss’ activities and portfolio for the heating markets, including energy-saving hydronic controls and electric heating solutions.
Featured News 

2018 AHR Expo Innovation Award winners

The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration Exposition (AHR Expo) has announced the winners of the AHR Expo Innovation Awards, an annual competition that honours the most inventive and original products, systems and technologies showcased at each year’s AHR Expo. » Read full article

Litetronics new LED flat panel fixtures — October 2017

Litetronics’ new family of standard and premium LED flat panels are available in 2 x 4 ft, 2 x 2 ft and 1 x 4 ft versions that offer up to 125 lumens per watt. » Read full article

Dent Instruments replaces PowerScout 24 with two new multi-circuit power submeters

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. » Read full article

Litecontrol adds new LED products to “reinvigorated” SAE program

Four new products — the SAE101, SAE102, SAE201 and SAE202 — will feature Litecontrol’s Variable Intensity Technology, which empowers specifiers to match output or power, in 50 lumen increments, to meet precise needs, be it indirect or direct output, the company says. » Read full article
Events Calendar 

The Buildings Show

Date & Location: November 29-December 1 • Toronto
Info: Encompassing several shows under one banner, The Buildings Show is home to Construct Canada, PM Expo, HomeBuilder & Renovator Expo, World of Concrete Pavilion and IIDEXCanada. The show is home to 1600+ exhibits, including 100+ international exhibitors, 500 speakers, international keynotes, the International Architecture Roundtable, Awards and 350 accredited seminars.
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ASHRAE Winter Conference & AHR Expo 2018

Date & Location: January 20-24, 2018 • Chicago, Ill.
Info: The 2018 ASHRAE Winter Conference is being held January 20-24, 2018, at the Palmer House Hilton. The AHR Expo, meantime, will take place at the McCormick Centre from January 22-24. When you register for the ASHRAE Conference, your badge gives you access to the expo.
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2018 Energy Efficiency Finance Forum

Date & Location: May 20-22, 2018 • Tarrytown, N.Y.
Info: The 2018 Energy Efficiency Finance Forum hosted by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) will take place from May 20-22, 2018, at the Hilton Hotel Tarrytown in Tarrytown, N.Y. The forum will look at how to finance energy efficiency, exploring innovative models to find out what works and why.
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