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Carleton receiving $350,000 investment for energy-efficient building project

The government is investing $350,000 for a project at Carleton University that will help the construction industry design more energy-efficient and high-performing buildings.

DowDuPont opens extruded polystyrene insulation facility

The new facility will produce Styrofoam brand XPS insulation products with Bluedge polymeric flame retardant technology.

Tridel unveils smart condominium

“Tridel Connect is the result of a collaboration with real estate technology company SmartONE Solutions, which helped us elevate Ten York beyond standard condo living, using smart building features,” said Bruno Giancola, Tridel senior vice-president sustainability.

Brookfield Infrastructure to acquire Enercare for $4.3 billion

“We are excited to be acquiring Enercare, a high-quality business that has established a leadership position in North America,” said Sam Pollock, CEO, Brookfield Infrastructure.
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Technical Safety BC

Nominate today for the BC Lieutenant Governor Safety Awards

Do you know an individual or organization committed to the safe design, installation, or operation of regulated commercial or residential equipment in BC? Technical Safety BC is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Lieutenant Governor Safety Awards. Click here to see the nomination form and how easy it is to nominate.

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Featured News 
BC Hydro

BC Hydro customers recognized at CIPEC Leadership Awards

At the Canadian Industry Partnership for Energy Conservation (CIPEC) Leadership Awards, five participants in BC Hydro’s strategic energy management program for industrial customers won awards. » Read full article

MaxLite announces LiteBars, a linkable lighting solution

Energy Star certified, the bars are designed with a patent-pending, integrated connector that results in a separation of 0.125-in. between linked bars. » Read full article

A-Light’s Aerial included in the 2018 IES Progress Report

The Aerial is a linear pendant featuring a micro-structure light guide, which provides direct and indirect illumination. » Read full article
Events Calendar 

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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2019 National Conference on Energy Efficiency as a Resource

Date & Location: October 15 - 18 • Minneapolis, Minn.
Info: ACEEE will host its tenth National Conference on Energy Efficiency as a Resource in October at the Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown. The “EER Conference” attracts a spectrum of energy industry stakeholders including utilities, regulatory commissions, state government, consultants, manufacturers, environmental organizations, consumer groups and research institutes. It will highlight the latest developments in the design and delivery of customer energy efficiency programs and the regulatory mechanisms that make them possible.
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