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Ontario Energy Star Canada partners recognized for leadership in energy efficiency

The winners of the 2018 Energy Star Canada Participant Awards were recently announced, including nine organizations and 40 buildings from Ontario.

Siemens to acquire Enlighted, provider of smart IoT systems in buildings

“With this move we are demonstrating our commitment to drive digitalization in the smart building industry,” said Matthias Rebellius, CEO of Siemens Building Technologies.

Manitoba Hydro launches Power Smart Water & Energy Saver Program

Manitoba Hydro recently launched its Power Smart Water & Energy Saver Program (WESP), which offers Manitobans free Water and Energy Saver Kits to help them save water and energy.

Schneider Electric launches EcoStruxure Power for Canadian energy professionals

“EcoStruxure Power is our flexible IoT platform that integrates multiple data sources to measure, control and reduce energy usage, boost equipment performance and optimize asset usage,” said Adrian Thomas, VP of Building Business, Schneider Electric Canada.
Featured News 
3M Canada

How has 3M Canada cut energy use by 32%?

3M is recognized as a world leader in energy efficiency, hands down. Since 2008, the company has reduced energy use by 32%. How does 3M work with energy? What can other companies learn from their experience? » Read full article

Eaton’s Lumark Axcent provides “significant energy savings” for outdoor lighting

According to Eaton, its Lumark Axcent Large LED wall-mount luminaire provides up to 88% energy savings over metal halide equivalents. » Read full article

New Sylvania Ultra LED luminaires reduce energy consumption by 90%

With a rated life of up to 15,000 hours and 80 CRI, the lamps can be used in a variety of commercial and residential applications. » 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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