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Summer heat hits energy markets

The blistering hot weather this summer has brought more than sweltering temperatures; electricity markets have heated up, as well. Here’s how it has played out in four markets.

Health-care facilities spend big on energy efficiency

Global annual spending on energy-efficient building technologies for health-care facilities is forecast to reach US$6.4 billion by 2027, according to a new report.

3M Canada names Lars Hanseid president and GM

"This is an exciting moment to be leading 3M Canada," says Hanseid. "Our team is using science to solve real-world problems, from our research and development (R&D) laboratories to eight manufacturing locations across the country, where we turn ideas into reality using sustainable processes and clean technologies."

PNNL develops open-source 'OS' for energy management

Several organizations around the world, including Canada’s SES Consulting, are already using Eclipse Volttron on thousands of devices to manage and save energy.
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Featured News 

Selecting the right meter system

In a sector that is constantly evolving, knowing what you are looking for in a metering system—from materials to long-term performance—will help you find the right service provider for your energy management needs. » Read full article

Eaton adds architectural luminaires to “increase building operating efficiencies”

Eaton recently announced the second generation of its Neo-Ray Define recessed and perimeter slot linear luminaires. The company has also added two new Corelite products to its architectural portfolio, Corelite Hugo and Corelite Continua. » Read full article
Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric releases EcoStruxure Power Monitoring Expert

Designed to simplify management of complex power systems, PME provides insight into critical power networks and applications. It collects and organizes data from across a facility’s network and presents information via a web interface. » 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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