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The limitations of Energy Star and other energy programs

Energy Star has many facets, but how the “strategic energy management” model works for manufacturers deserves some specific focus.

Tapping the potential of miscellaneous load management

Building energy intensity remains high due to the growing use of personal electronic devices. Load control of these end-uses is an underutilized opportunity for improving the overall system efficiency of the building and optimizing energy use.

ABB Campus Montreal receives LEED Silver accreditation

Some of the achievements recognized in the LEED certification process include incorporating natural light throughout the building and efficient heating and cooling.

Vancouver and FortisBC to tackle climate change

The MOU highlights a range of activities over the next five years including developing a deep energy retrofit pilot project for a commercial building and increasing access to energy efficiency and conservation rebates.
Featured News 

Lights go out in The Good Shepherd homeless shelter…

... and come back on better than ever! The CECA UofT student chapter took on the task of retrofitting the lighting to improve the energy efficiency of the shelter’s 100-year-old building. » Read full article

Convectair’s Connectair aids in “energy sobriety”

With cloud capability, Connectair’s ecosystem includes elements such as heating, lighting, door locks, shutters and water valves, as well as security items. » Read full article

Sommer IDS-20 ice detection sensor from Hoskin Scientific

The IDS-20 ice detection sensor is used for measuring icing in a number of applications, including wind power plants, high-voltage powerlines and overhead wires. » Read full article
Events Calendar 

2018 Energy Star Portfolio Manager Webinar

Date & Location: December 5 • Online
Info: NRCan is hosting a webinar on December 5, at 9am, to discuss changes coming to the Energy Star Portfolio Manager in 2018.
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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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