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Here’s looking forward to 2021!

We're taking some time off over the holidays to recharge our batteries, and we hope you have the chance to do the same. From the Energy Manager Canada family to yours, stay safe, and we'll see you in the new year!

A pinnacle of passive design: new 750-bed student residence

Most notably, the building is among North America’s largest Passive House projects: a low-energy design concept that includes high-efficiency criteria for building and window insulation, as well as HVAC.

Delta Controls lands Global Company of the Year

Based on its analysis of the global building automation systems (BAS) market, Frost & Sullivan recognized Delta Controls Inc. with its 2020 Global Company of the Year Award.

Avoid “technical debt” caused by outdated infrastructure

While its roots are in IT, code and programming, technical debt is a concept that can apply to cabling infrastructure, too. Legacy cabling systems and installation processes can drain money, time and resources, as well as prevent organizations from staying competitive and achieving digital transformation.

DesignLights Consortium adds ioXt security certification to NLC5

Adding ioXt as an option to the DLC’s cybersecurity standards list allows commercial lighting manufacturers to provide proof of compliance via an ioXt certificate or letter from one of its accredited testing organizations.

Bluetooth and DiiA to accelerate IoT-enabled lighting

“The combination enables sensor-rich lighting systems, and will deliver powerful new IoT capabilities to building managers,” including energy usage and predictive maintenance.

New Brunswick schools split $2 million for efficiency upgrades

Five schools in New Brunswick will receive a total of $2 million to help reduce energy costs and emissions, paid for from the proceeds of the federal Climate Action Incentive Fund.
Featured News 
Johnson Controls

Interest in “green” wanes as net zero interest grows

Johnson Controls released the findings of its annual Energy Efficiency Indicator survey (U.S. Results), which finds more than half of organizations plan to increase investment in energy efficiency, renewable energy and smart building technology. Of note, interest in achieving green building certification and leasing space in green buildings has decreased. » More results here!
Trellix Locate

Real-time location intelligence via Trellix Locate

The solution from Cooper Lighting Solutions is a real-time location system (RTLS) application that works within the Trellix Smart Spaces IoT Platform to enable the use of connected lighting for navigation and room occupancy management. » Learn more

Industrial-strength 5G router for private networks

With the help of a newly developed 5G router, machines, controls and other equipment can now be connected to a private 5G network... a distinct advantage to previous mobile radio solutions. » Read more
EVENTS (Online, unless otherwise specified) 

PM Springfest (in-person)

Date & Location: April 8, Toronto
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Retrofit Canada Conference (in-person)

Dates & Location: May 12-13, Vancouver
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LightFair (in-person)

Dates & Location: October 25-29, New York, N.Y.
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