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October 11, 2018
The Buildings Show

Wolfville Farmers' Market launches town's largest solar installation

Wayne Groszko, an applied energy research scientist at Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC), initiated the project as a learning experience for students in the energy sustainability engineering technology program at the college’s Annapolis Valley Campus.

Siemens to acquire Russelectric

Russelectric’s approximately 400 employees in Hingham, Mass., and Broken Arrow, Okla., will join Siemens’ U.S. team, which comprises some 50,000 employees at more than 50 manufacturing, research and development (R&D) and digital hubs.

ASHRAE updates online standards review database

The system offers a single sign-in feature and a new dashboard to help users access items that require their attention, with links to individual and committee comments, committee responses to comments, continuous maintenance proposals and outstanding ballots.

BuildingIQ acquires Buildingsense to bring energy-saving platform to new construction and retrofits

The acquisition will bring the embedded cloud-based 5i platform to new and major retrofit building projects around the world to help maximize energy efficiency from their inception.
Sponsored Spotlight 

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Featured News 

Energy storage system in Sarnia named finalist for ESNA Innovation Awards

The new behind-the-meter (BTM), battery-based project is the only Canadian finalist for the 2018 awards. The winners will be announced at a ceremony during ESNA’s conference and expo in early November. » Read full article

Cree says new 90-CRI COB LEDs match 80-CRI efficacy

XLamp eTone LEDs are intended for retail, museum, high-end commercial and medical applications, among others where colour quality is critically important. » Read full article
Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric updates EcoStruxure PME and PSO software

The PME edge-control software acts as a ‘window’ for digitized power networks, allowing users to take advantage of the Internet of Things (IoT), while the PSO software has been upgraded in speed and situational awareness. » Read full article
Events Calendar 

The Buildings Show

Date & Location: November 28 - 30 • Toronto
Info: The Buildings Show, now celebrating its 30th anniversary and hosted at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, has grown to become North America's largest event with products, services, educational programming and professional networking for the design, architecture, construction and real estate sectors.
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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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