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September 19, 2019
EM Magazine

Convergent deploys electricity storage at Shell facilities in Ontario

Starting with 21 Mwh of capacity in Sarnia and Brockville, the companies intend to offer the technology as a service to commercial and industrial (C&I) customers across the province.

Efficiency Canada joins new global alliance

“We are proud to join the alliance to increase the scale and speed of energy efficiency,” says Corey Diamond, director of the Ottawa-based think tank. “It’s time to get more aggressive.”

Four steps of planning for peak electrical use

It is important for an organization to analyze its utility bill data, plant equipment and interval energy data, so its site-specific teams can then take evidence-based action.

Hotel Le Crystal replaces fluorescent and halogen lights with LEDs

The nearly 3,000 newly installed LED lamps are expected to save the five-star Montreal hotel 365,158 kWh, $24,985 in energy costs and $27,159 in maintenance per year.

Two strategies for maximizing rooftop HVAC unit efficiency

“Rooftop units (RTUs), in particular, are routinely overlooked as energy-saving opportunities,” says Reid Arkinstall, program manager at BC Hydro.

IP-based surveillance cameras reduce energy costs

While the devices are primarily intended to deter unwanted behaviour and catch criminals, they can also add valuable facility-wide insights to help reduce energy consumption.
Featured News 
AESP conference

AESP conference explores evolution of energy efficiency

Held in Toronto last month, the conference provided a wide range of perspectives on EE program designs, implementations and business models across North America. » Read full article

Radiator submetering harvests thermoelectric energy

EnOcean technology eliminates the need for cable connections or batteries for H20 Degree’s two-way wireless HCH0104 hydronic radiator control system. » Read full article

Moulded-case circuit breakers add 'intelligence'

Eaton’s latest Power Defense breakers use Power Xpert Release electronic trip units to allow them to deliver information at a lower ampacity than was previously possible. » Read full article
Events Calendar 

ASHRAE Building Performance Analysis Conference

Dates & Location: Sept. 25 - 27 • Denver, Colo.
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Energy Storage In Canada

Dates & Location: Oct. 1 - 2 • Toronto
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Future of Manufacturing Conference

Dates & Location: Oct. 8-11 • Vaughan, Ont.
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