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February 21, 2019
MCEE 2019

Winnipeg's Fort Garry Hotel digitally overhauled to reduce energy costs

Built in 1913 and designated a national historic site in 1981, the hotel was energy-intensive and not insulated to modern standards, so its operational costs were on the rise.

Enwave expands cooling system for downtown Toronto

The deep lake water cooling (DLWC) system pumps water from Lake Ontario to cool commercial and residential high-rises, government buildings and hospitals.

CaGBC calls for zero-carbon retrofit and construction training

The organization’s new report recommends new incentives and processes to help the trades workforce retrofit buildings to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Go Green in the City student competition returns for 2019

The competition encourages engineering and business students to develop ideas for more energy-efficient cities. One of last year’s finalist teams was from Calgary.
Featured News 

ASHRAE plans new net-zero HQ

A 1970s-era commercial building, 10 miles north of ASHRAE’s current HQ (pictured), will be retrofitted for improved energy performance. » Read full article

TE's Endurance S connector certified for connected LED lighting

Both new and existing outdoor lighting systems can be upgraded, allowing for replacements and interchangeability over time. » Read full article
Modern Forms

Modern Forms unveils Nirvana 'smart fan'

The wet-rated indoor/outdoor fan’s DC motor is reportedly 70% more efficient than traditional AC motors. » Read full article
Events Calendar 

Alberta Energy Efficiency Summit

Dates & Location: February 26 - 27 • Edmonton
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PM Springfest

Date & Location: March 27 • Toronto
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Lightfair International Conference

Dates & Location: May 19 - 23 • Philadelphia
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