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Enbridge and Ontario government providing rebates for energy efficiency upgrades

The Home Energy Conservation program, delivered by Enbridge Gas, in partnership with the Government of Ontario and the Save on Energy program, allows homeowners to earn up to $5,000 for installing energy efficiency upgrades.

Regulatory changes will save British Columbians over $25 million by 2025

The new and updated standards will also result in 1.14 million GJ per year of energy savings in the province by 2025, equivalent to the energy requirement of 10,400 average homes.

Hydro One and Niagara Peninsula Energy Inc. announce agricultural water pump program

Hydro One and Niagara Peninsula Energy Inc. (NPEI) recently announced the AgriPump Rebate Program, which offers instant rebates to customers who purchase a high-efficiency pump kit. The program is available to agriculture customers in Hydro One and NPEI service territories.

Triton hot water controller being piloted for demand-side management

An advanced water heater controller does more than just monitor and measure water temperature in real time: it allows the hot water tank to be managed by the utility in times of high electricity demand while ensuring availability for users. CaSA is piloting its technology in 500 Sherbrooke homes.
Featured News 

To cogen or not to cogen? That is the question • COLUMN

With mounting concerns about power prices, grid security and climate change, cogen (a.k.a. “CHP” for combined heat & power) is seen as a way to address multiple problems at the same time. » Read full article

Amerlux High Bay 202 Pendant reduces energy consumption by up to 60%

The fixture reduces energy consumption by as much as 60%, says Amerlux, and reduces maintenance costs thanks to its 100,000-hour lifespan. » Read full article

Optotronic programmable compact LED drivers from Osram

With programmable auxiliary DC output, Osram's Optotronic programmable compact LED drivers can now power fixture-integrated sensors, including occupancy sensors and photocells. » Read full article
Events Calendar 

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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Energy Summit 2018

Date & Location: May 30-31, 2018 • Vaughan, Ont.
Info: The CIPEC, EMC and NRCan are hosting the Energy Summit 2018 from May 30-31, 2018 at the Universal Eventspace in Vaughan, Ont. The summit features keynote speakers, solutions-based technical sessions, facility tours to showcase leading-edge technologies, professional development workshops and CIPEC Leadership Awards to recognize Canada’s industry leaders in energy management.
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ASHRAE Annual Conference 2018

Date & Location: June 23 - 27 • Houston, Texas
Info: ASHRAE is hosting its 2018 annual conference in Houston, June 23-27. The Technical Program—along with committee meetings, registration, bookstore and Speakers’ Lounge—will be held at the Hilton America’s hotel and George R. Brown Convention Centre. Among the conference tracks are: HVAC&R systems and equipment; fundamentals and applications; district energy and cogeneration plants; safeguarding your HVAC&R system; residential: modern building in hot and humid climates; professional skills; and HVAC&R analytics
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2018 International Symposium on Energy Efficiency

Date & Location: June 26 • Washington D.C.
Info: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) is hosting their International Symposium on Energy Efficiency, “Best Practices from Across the Globe,” on June 26 at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. ACEEE will release their biannual International Scorecard; attendees will learn about energy efficiency practices in 25 of the world’s largest energy-consuming countries and how they score on these efforts. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in four panels.
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