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November 15, 2018
The Building Show

Energy Star certification extended to mid- and high-rise residential buildings in Ontario

In a five-year pilot program, Energy Star will recognize buildings that meet certain requirements, including designs that are at least 15% more energy-efficient than those built to the provincial code.

Schneider Electric names new EcoXpert partners

The certified partners are based across the country, from Cybernetics Control Syhstems in Langley, B.C., to Digital Engineering in Thunder Bay, Ont., to Procétech Automation in Sainte-Julie, Que.

Michael Gentile retires as Canadian president and CEO of Signify

Gentile spent more than 38 years in the electrical industry, was one of the founding members of the Building Energy Innovators Council (BEIC) and held board positions with Electro-Federation Canada (EFC).

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.
Featured News 

Mohawk College opens net-zero energy facility

The new Joyce Centre for Partnership and Innovation is only the second building in the country to receive CaGBC’s Zero Carbon Building — Design certification. » Read full article

PQView DE web app interacts with Dranetz fixed power monitoring systems

The software allows professional energy managers to interact with permanently installed monitoring systems from their desktop computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. » Read full article
OOM Energy

OOM Energy's IEP provides off-grid electricity

The portable on-site system is installed outside a facility, much like an air conditioning (AC) unit, and then serves as a sort of ‘private power station in a box.’ » 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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