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2018 Energy Management Leadership Award winners announced

The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM), a forum promoting clean energy, recently recognized 50 organizations for their leadership in energy management through its 2018 Energy Management Leadership Awards.

efficiencyPEI named Energy Star Canada Advocate of the Year for 2018

The Prince Edward Island government’s efficiencyPEI division has been named the Energy Star Canada Advocate of the Year for 2018 for helping Island residents save money on their energy bills.

Research project finds raising commercial freezer temperatures will produce significant energy savings

A Toronto research project found that raising freezer temperatures in commercial food establishments by three degrees will result in electricity savings of over 10% for Ontario businesses without impacting food safety.

CERI and 360 Energy launch cooperative education outreach agreement

The Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI) and 360 Energy Inc. recently announced an agreement to organize a series of presentation events to bring CERI research insights to a cross-section of Ont.-based organizations and business leaders.
Featured News 

Small is the new big... when it comes to data • COLUMN

For energy managers, it’s in small data—your monthly utility bill, hourly data from your meter—that we find the buried treasure. Many organizations do not know or understand the tremendous value of the small data hiding in plain sight under their noses. » Read full article

Replace fluorescent lamps with Fulham's new LinearHO high-output LED retrofit kits

Designed to retrofit high-bay, vapour tight and troffers, the new kits are suitable for commercial and damp environments and deliver energy savings when used to replace fluorescent lamps, the company says. » Read full article
Feit Electric

Feit Electric’s LED glass colour design line provides “considerable energy savings”

The dimmable bulbs use 4.5W of electricity with an average life span of about 20,000 hours. » Read full article
Events Calendar 

2018 IES Annual ConferenceEnergy Summit 2018

Date & Location: August 9 - 11 • Boston, Mass.
Info: The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) is hosting its 2018 IES Annual Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. If any individuals are interested in participating on the Annual Planning Committee, IES asks that they contact Anastastia DeLeon.
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ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings 2018

Date & Location: August 12 - 17 • Pacific Grove, Calif.
Info: The 2018 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, “Making Efficiency Easy and Enticing”, is being held at the Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, Calif. Technologies, strategies and programs for advancing energy efficiency abound, say event organizers, but the major challenge for the building industry is to significantly increase the pace of adoption across all market sectors and regions. Likely attendees include policymakers, utilities staff, clean-tech investors, building owners and operators, government, behavioural scientists and energy efficiency professionals, and others.
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2018 ASHRAE Building Performance Analysis Conference and Simbuild

Date & Location: September 26 - 28 • Chicago, Ill.
Info: The 2018 ASHRAE Building Performance Analysis Conference and Simbuild is a conference that focuses on energy modeling. It is the third such conference co-organized by ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA, and will expand upon the topic of energy modeling to include non-energy building performance analysis and simulation for professionals responsible for such work. The conference will feature keynote speakers, invited speaker sessions, panels, presentations and the fourth ASHRAE LowDown Showdown modeling competition.
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AESP 2019 Annual Conference & Expo

Date & Location: January 21 - 24 • San Antonio, Tex.
Info: The Association of Energy Services Professionals (AESP)'s 29th Annual Conference & Expo will feature content on six energy related disciplines. Topics of interest include program design and implementation, marketing and communications, DSM business issues and models, pricing and integrated demand-side management, technology and data, and research and evaluation.
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