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September 27, 2018

Sub-metering, EMIS or EMS: What’s the difference?

Although these terms relate to overlapping activities, they are not equivalent with respect to their content, cost and, most importantly, value for business. As such, understanding the distinctions between them can mean the difference between achieving massive savings or adding a maintenance headache.

Canadians among finalists for Go Green in the City 2018

Canadian students are among the 10 international teams that have been selected to compete in the final round of Schneider Electric's 2018 Go Green in the City competition, which solicits case studies about energy innovations for 'smart cities.'

Fluorescent, LED efficiency gap grows: a comparison chart

Recent changes to Canada's Energy Efficiency Regulations are widening the efficiency gap between fluorescent and LED lighting technologies, reports BC Hydro.

Schneider Electric plans Edmonton relocation

The 77,000-square-foot ‘workplace of the future’—up from 59,000 square feet at the current location—will be built at Henday Industrial Park.
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Featured News 

Significant energy costs threaten Ontario’s competitiveness

Among the policies that have created Ontario’s electricity pricing crisis, according to research by the Fraser Institute, are phasing out coal-power generation, granting wind and solar generators long-term guaranteed contracts above market prices, and the aforementioned GA charge that, in part, pays generators not to produce any power. » Read full article

Manage heat trace circuit performance with the TraceNet Genesis system

The TraceNet Genesis system gives instant access to heat trace circuit information, including circuit performance history, fault analysis and circuit drawings. With this information, maintenance personnel can predict failures. » Read full article

Fulham expands line of Vizion LED universal DC retrofit engines

Available in rectangular and round form factors, the Vizion DC retrofit engines deliver lower power consumption and higher efficacy, the company says. » Read full article
Events Calendar 

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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