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ASHRAE announces technical program for upcoming annual conference in June

ASHRAE recently released the technical program for the 2018 ASHRAE Annual Conference being held June 23 - 27 at the Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel and the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Tex.

Beacon Hill Park LED lighting renovation expected to save energy

The city of Beaconsfield, Que. recently decided to replace the lighting that illuminates the tennis courts and basketball court / ice rink, as well as the surrounding access areas, at Beacon Hill Park, a 31,000 m2 community facility that serves 20,000 residents.

Funding announced to help Ontarians save energy in homes and businesses

This funding will support the province’s GreenON Rebates program, which will assist property owners make energy efficiency changes such as installing better insulation, high-efficiency ventilation systems and heat pumps.

Alberta partners with Paul First Nation to help reduce energy needs

Through energy efficiency upgrades to the housing units, the Nation will save 505 GJ of energy each year, with a lifetime energy savings of 15,150 GJ.
Featured News 

Energy Star certification launches for Canadian commercial buildings

The program is expanding to recognize members of the building sector for their “exceptional” energy performance, corporate management and environmental stewardship, says the government. » Read full article
Standard Products

Standard’s Tri-level programmable ceiling fixture offer “vast energy savings”

Standard Product’s Tri-level programmable ceiling fixture offers “vast energy savings,” by using LED technology and allowing the user to control the light levels and consumption when the area is not occupied. » Read full article
Feit Electric

Feit Electric introduces a new line of smart technology security lighting

Equipped with Energy Star approved LED technology, each fixture works to ensure energy and cost saving benefits for customers, and has an average life of 50,000 hours, the company says. » 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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